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Product Description: The sea-lanes that supply Asia's energy needs are unquestionably vulnerable, but alternatives to the U.S. Navy's traditional role in protecting them have become desirable. One approach would be employ multiple U.S. military and government elements; a second would promote the capabilities of and cooperation among nations in the region...read more

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9780833068606 | Rand Corp, July 6, 2012, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The sea-lanes that supply Asia's energy needs are unquestionably vulnerable, but alternatives to the U.

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Product Description: The military services have established programs geared toward reducing dependence on the use of petroleum-derived fuels in tactical weapon systems. This monograph examines alternative fuels that are candidates for military applications, focusing on economic viability, greenhouse gas emissions, military utility, and current alternative fuel development, testing, and certification efforts within the Department of Defense...read more

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9780833050007 | Rand Corp, February 1, 2011, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The military services have established programs geared toward reducing dependence on the use of petroleum-derived fuels in tactical weapon systems.

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Product Description: The government, as a principal, may seek to induce a private investor, as an agent, to build and operate an unconventional-oil production plant to promote early production experience with such plants. Facing significant uncertainty about the future, it also wants to limit the cost to the public of doing this...read more

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9780833045102 | Rand Corp, December 1, 2008, cover price $31.50 | About this edition: The government, as a principal, may seek to induce a private investor, as an agent, to build and operate an unconventional-oil production plant to promote early production experience with such plants.

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Product Description: Recent work on alternative methods of producing jet fuel for military applications has included coprocessing coal or coal-derived products with low-value liquid intermediates and co-coking, which uses a mixture of solid coal and decant oil...read more

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9780833041449 | Rand Corp, March 30, 2007, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Recent work on alternative methods of producing jet fuel for military applications has included coprocessing coal or coal-derived products with low-value liquid intermediates and co-coking, which uses a mixture of solid coal and decant oil.

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Product Description: In the early 1980s, industry and government took a hard look at the economics of extracting oil from vast deposits of shale that lie beneath the western United States. Oil prices subsided, and interest waned. With oil prices spiking and global demand showing no signs of abating, reexamining the economics of oil shale makes sense...read more

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9780833038487 | Rand Corp, September 30, 2005, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In the early 1980s, industry and government took a hard look at the economics of extracting oil from vast deposits of shale that lie beneath the western United States.

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Product Description: A process for evaluating technology-development options to meet future energy needs. The process evaluates threats to continued reliance on current energy sources, establishes strategic R&D goals, determines how a technology addresses threats and strategic goals, identifies uncertainties and affordability risks, determines technical problems, and establishes R&D needs and opportunities...read more

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9780833035431 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A process for evaluating technology-development options to meet future energy needs.

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Product Description: Firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical service responders play a critical role in protecting people and property in the event of fires, medical emergencies, terrorist acts, and numerous other emergencies. The authors examine the hazards that responders face and the personal protective technology needed to contend with those hazards...read more

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9780833032959 | Rand Corp, July 1, 2003, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical service responders play a critical role in protecting people and property in the event of fires, medical emergencies, terrorist acts, and numerous other emergencies.

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Product Description: In December 2001, a conference held in New York City brought together individuals with firsthand knowledge of emergency responses to terrorist attacks to discuss ways to improve the health and safety of emergency workers who respond to large-scale disasters...read more

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9780833031495 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In December 2001, a conference held in New York City brought together individuals with firsthand knowledge of emergency responses to terrorist attacks to discuss ways to improve the health and safety of emergency workers who respond to large-scale disasters.

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