Energy Education in the Higher Education Systems of California
At San Francisco State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara there is an energy course: Societal Problems of Energy that is designed for non-science majors. The course...

Radioactive Waste Management—An Educational Challenge
University Radioactive Waste Management educational programs are being actively advanced by the educational support activities of the Offices of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM)...

Science Education: Critical Link to Nuclear Waste Disposal and Management
The management and disposal of municipal, industrial, hazardous, and radioactive wastes have become critical public issues in the 1990s. In many cases, companies in the waste disposal...

Education—Path Towards Solution Regarding Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel
Education, not emotional reaction, is the path to take in the safe disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Education is needed at all levels: elementary schools, secondary schools, two-year colleges,...

Scientific Literacy and Public Education About High-Level Radioactive Waste
The citizens of the United States, and I would tend to believe of other countries, must be sufficiently science literate to make intelligent, rational decisions regarding energy and mineral...

BNFL and Education Living with Technology
Following upon a report to a House of Commons Select Committee, the Chairman and Chief Executive gave an undertaking to better inform young people about the Nuclear Industry. This lead...

Developing an Education Program for Schools on Radioactive Waste Management
United Kingdom Nirex Limited is responsible for the development of a deep disposal facility for Britain's solid low and intermediate-level radioactive wastes. In line with...

Curriculum and Instruction in Nuclear Waste Disposal
Curriculum and instruction in nuclear waste disposal is part of the larger problem of curriculum and instruction in science. At a time when science and technological literacy is crucial...

Public Education, Public Confidence, and Public Acceptance of Radioactive Waste Management Facilities
This paper critically examines the conventional assumption that public opposition is a function of public illiteracy and emotionalism by reviewing recent articles on radioactive waste...

Mechanical Excavator Performance in Yucca Mountain Tuffs
A research effort of four phases is in progress at the Colorado School of Mines. The overall program will evaluate the cutability of welded tuff and other lithologies likely to be excavated...

The Status of Computing in Civil Engineering: Curricula vs. Practice

The Value of Lateral and Creative Thinking in Water Resources Problem Solving
Throughout the history, always the highest awards have been given to creative ideas. Today, however the velocity of change and the complexity of events makes it almost impossible to spend...

The Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program — A Model
Details of the Dean John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program are discussed in this paper. Eligibility, application process, and selection criteria are included....

Assessing the Needs of Coastal Zone Management Education for the 1990s
Since the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA, 72) was enacted in 1972, nearly two decades ago, a profession of coastal zone managers has emerged. To meet the growing demand created for...

Public Education and Participation: The Foundation of Success for CRM in Developing Countries
If initiatives in coastal resources management (CRM) are to succeed and be effective, not only must they be technically sound but they must be accepted as necessary, reasonable and fair....

Rio de Janeiro Coastal Zone Education Program
Researches and studies made by the Department of Oceanography of the Institute of Geoscience of the State University of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ, evidenced the need for educational support...

Environmental Education in the British Virgin Islands
The Conservation and Fisheries Department is a new department. Therefore, there has only been limited effect on the community thus far. Environmental Education in the said department is...

A Childrens' Oil Spill Preparedness Education Program
Following the Exxon Valdez incident, the Clean Seas oil spill cooperative received numerous requests for additional information on oil spill response procedures from local educational...

Epidemiology and Toxicology in Engineering Education
The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) first articulated an interest in providing undergraduate engineers with background in occupational health and safety...

Who is Taking Out the Garbage?
Due to the shortage of landfill space and the increasing amount of waste being generated, current waste disposal techniques should be studied and revised. New methods should be implemented...

 

 

 

 

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