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Spring 2014 Vol. 13 Number 2



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For documents shown as available from the National Academies Press (NAP), write to 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 360, Washington, D.C. 20001; tel. 202-334-3313 or 1-800-624-6242; or order on the Internet at <www.nap.edu>. Documents from a specific unit of the National Academies are available from the source as noted.

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals, Vol. 15
Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2013, 294 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29122-4; available from NAP).

Assessment of Supercritical Water Oxidation System Testing for the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 58 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28729-6; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research, Fiscal Year 2013
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 30 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29608-3; available from NAP).

Assessment to Enhance Air Force and Department of Defense Prototyping for the New Defense Strategy -- A Workshop Summary
Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 50 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29677-9; available from NAP).

Autonomy Research for Civil Aviation: Toward a New Era of Flight
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2014, approx. 92 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-30614-0; available from NAP).

Best Available and Safest Technologies for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations: Options for Implementation
Marine Board, Transportation Research Board; and National Academy of Engineering (2013, 82 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29427-0; available from NAP).

Capturing Change in Science, Technology, and Innovation: Improving Indicators to Inform Policy
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; and Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division of Policy and Global Affairs (2013, approx. 420 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29744-8; available from NAP).

Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight -- Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2013, 132 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29473-7; available from NAP).

Critical Aspects of EPA's IRIS Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic -- Interim Report
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2013, 128 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29706-6; available from NAP).

Delta Waters: Research to Support Integrated Water and Environmental Management in the Lower Mississippi River
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2013, 128 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29216-0; available from NAP).

Developing Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards
Board on Testing and Assessment and Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2013, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29836-0951-1; available from NAP).

Developing New National Data on Social Mobility -- A Workshop Summary
Committee on Population and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2013, 68 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29598-7; available from NAP).

An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2013, 246 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28845-3; available from NAP).

Elder Abuse and Its Prevention -- Workshop Summary
Forum on Global Violence Prevention, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2014, 170 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29351-8; available from NAP).

Emerging and Readily Available Technologies and National Security: A Framework for Addressing Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Committee on Science, Technology, and Law, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; Center for Engineering, Ethics, and Society Advisory Group, National Academy of Engineering (2014, approx. 348 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29331-034-1; available from NAP).

Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2013, 69 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28891-0; available from NAP).

Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2014, 176 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28901-6; available from NAP).

Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual Assault
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2013, 278 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29759-237-0; available from NAP).

The Evidence for Violence Prevention Across the Lifespan and Around the World -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2014, 160 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28906-1; available from NAP).

The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine (2013, 142 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28828-6; available from NAP).

Financing Long-Term Services and Supports for Individuals With Disabilities and Older Adults -- Workshop Summary
Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2014, 84 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29406-5; available from NAP).

Flexible Electronics for Security, Manufacturing, and Growth in the United States -- Summary of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2013, 140 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28501-8; available from NAP).

Genome-Based Diagnostics: Demonstrating Clinical Utility in Oncology -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2013, 122 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-26959-9; available from NAP).

Geotargeted Alerts and Warnings: Report of a Workshop on Current Knowledge and Research Gaps
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 78 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28985-6; available from NAP).

The Global Crisis of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and Leadership of China and the BRICS: Challenges and Opportunities -- Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine and the Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2014, 218 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28596-4; available from NAP).

Global Development Goals and Linkages to Health and Sustainability -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2014, 94 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28864-4; available from NAP).

Harnessing Operational Systems Engineering to Support Peacebuilding -- Report of a Workshop by the National Academy of Engineering and United States Institute of Peace Roundtable on Technology, Science, and Peacebuilding
National Academy of Engineering and United States Institute of Peace (2013, 76 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29720-2; available from NAP).

Health and Incarceration -- A Workshop Summary
Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; and Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2013, 66 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28768-5; available from NAP).

Health Impact Assessment of Shale Gas Extraction -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2014, 154 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28791-3; available from NAP).

Identifying and Addressing the Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2013, 96 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29441-6; available from NAP).

Implementing a National Cancer Clinical Trials System for the 21st Century -- Second Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2013, 110 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28724-1; available from NAP).

Improving and Accelerating Therapeutic Development for Nervous System Disorders -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2013, 120 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29246-7; available from NAP).

Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Young Adults -- Workshop Summary
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2013, 202 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28562-9; available from NAP).

India-United States Cooperation on Global Security -- Summary of a Workshop on Technical Aspects of Civilian Nuclear Materials Security
National Academy of Sciences, in Cooperation with the National Institute for Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India (2013, 186 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28976-4; available from NAP).

Large Simple Trials and Knowledge Generation in a Learning Health System -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2013, 118 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28911-5; available from NAP).

Launching a National Conversation on Disaster Resilience in America -- Workshop Summary
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine (2013, 72 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28971-9; available from NAP).

Lessons Learned in Decadal Planning in Space Science -- Summary of a Workshop
Space Studies Board and Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 118 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29067-8; available from NAP).

Leveraging Action to Support Dissemination of Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines -- Workshop Summary
Board on Children, Youth, and Families and Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2013, 96 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28966-5; available from NAP).

Leveraging Culture to Address Health Inequalities: Examples From Native Communities -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2013, 106 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29256-6; available from NAP).

Linkages Between Arctic Warming and Mid-Latitude Weather Patterns -- Summary of a Workshop
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate and Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2014, 70 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-30188-6; available from NAP).

Managing for High-Quality Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 98 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-25437-3; available from NAP).

Nationwide Response Issues After an Improvised Nuclear Device Attack: Medical and Public Health Considerations for Neighboring Jurisdictions -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2014, 256 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28601-5; available from NAP).

Neurodegeneration: Exploring Commonalities Across Diseases -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2013, 106 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28567-4; available from NAP).

New Directions in Assessing Performance Potential of Individuals and Groups -- Workshop Summary
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2013, 134 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29044-9; available from NAP).

New Directions in the Sociology of Aging
Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2013, 318 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29297-9; available from NAP).

New York's Nanotechnology Model: Building the Innovation Economy -- Summary of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2013, 236 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29317-4; available from NAP).

The Nexus of Biofuels, Climate Change, and Human Health -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2013, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29241-2; available from NAP).

Nonresponse in Social Science Surveys: A Research Agenda
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2013, 166 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-27247-6; available from NAP).

Observational Studies in a Learning Health System -- Workshop Summary
Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care, Institute of Medicine (2013, 134 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29081-4; available from NAP).

Opportunities for High-Power, High-Frequency Transmitters to Advance Ionospheric/Thermospheric Research -- Report of a Workshop
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2014, 80 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29859-9; available from NAP).

Opportunities to Use Remote Sensing in Understanding Permafrost and Related Ecological Characteristics -- Report of a Workshop
Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2014, 80 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-30121-3; available from NAP).

Organizational Change to Improve Health Literacy -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2013, 124 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28805-7; available from NAP).

Oversight and Review of Clinical Gene Transfer Protocols: Assessing the Role of the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2014, 134 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29662-5; available from NAP).

Pathways to Exploration: Rationales and Approaches for a U.S. Program of Human Space Exploration
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board and Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2014, approx. 286 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-30507-5; available from NAP).

Partnering With Patients to Drive Shared Decisions, Better Value, and Care Improvement -- Workshop Proceedings
Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care, Institute of Medicine (2013, approx. 240 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28896-5; available from NAP).

Patent Challenges for Standard-Setting in the Global Economy: Lessons From Information and Communication Technology
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2013, 176 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29312-9; available from NAP).

Performance Metrics for the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture: Abbreviated Version
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2013, 110 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29014-2; available from NAP).

Population Health Implications of the Affordable Care Act -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2014, 72 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29434-8; available from NAP).

Practical Guidance on Science and Engineering Ethics Education for Instructors and Administrators -- Papers and Summary From a Workshop, December 12, 2012
Joint Advisory Group to the Center for Engineering, Ethics, and Society and the Online Ethics Center, National Academy of Engineering (2013, 92 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29356-3; available from NAP).

Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Considerations for Children and Families -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2014, 224 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29458-4; available from NAP).

Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects in the Behavioral and Social Sciences
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Committee on National Statistics, and Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; and Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2014, 182 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29842-1; available from NAP).

The Quality of Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 74 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29090-6; available from NAP).

Ranking Vaccines: A Prioritization Software Tool -- Phase II: Prototype of a Decision-Support System
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice and Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2013, 160 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-26638-3; available from NAP).

A Ready and Resilient Workforce for the Department of Homeland Security: Protecting America's Front Line
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2013, 286 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28946-7; available from NAP).

Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Indonesia: Saving Lives, Saving the Future
Development, Security, and Cooperation, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; and the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (2013, 130 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29076-0; available from NAP).

Report of the Committee on Proposal Evaluation for Allocation of Supercomputing Time for the Study of Molecular Dynamics, Fourth Round
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2013, 21 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Research Opportunities Concerning the Causes and Consequences of Child Food Insecurity and Hunger -- A Workshop Summary
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; and Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2013, 208 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29284-9; available from NAP).

Responding to Capability Surprise: A Strategy for U.S. Naval Forces
Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 202 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-27837-9; available from NAP).

A Review of Genwest's Final Report on Effective Daily Recovery Capacity (EDRC) -- A Letter Report
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2013, 41 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Review of NASA's Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks -- 2013 Letter Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2014, 62 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29652-6; available from NAP).

Review of the Draft 2014 Science Mission Directorate Science Plan
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 62 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29765-3; available from NAP).

Science Needs for Microbial Forensics: Developing Initial International Research Priorities
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2014, approx. 222 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-30245-6; available from NAP).

Seeking Solutions: Maximizing American Talent by Advancing Women of Color in Academia -- Summary of a Conference
Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2013, 292 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29591-8; available from NAP).

Selected Directed Energy Research and Development for U.S. Air Force Aircraft Applications -- A Workshop Summary
Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 74 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29261-0; available from NAP).

Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society
Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 466 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-16428-3; available from NAP).

STEM Learning Is Everywhere -- Summary of a Convocation on Building Learning Systems
Teacher Advisory Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2014, approx. 82 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-30642-3; available from NAP).

Strengthening American Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership -- Summary of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2013, 172 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28506-3; available from NAP).

Strengthening Human Resources Through Development of Candidate Core Competencies for Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine, in Collaboration with the African Science Academy Development Initiative (2013, 124 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28606-0; available from NAP).

Technologies to Enable Autonomous Detection for BioWatch: Ensuring Timely and Accurate Information for Public Health Officials -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine; and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2014, 260 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29251-1; available from NAP).

Toward Quality Measures for Population Health and the Leading Health Indicators
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2013, 134 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28557-5; available from NAP).

TRB Special Report 313: Framing Surface Transportation Research for the Nation's Future
Transportation Research Board (2014, 181 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29490-4; available from NAP).

Trends in the Innovation Ecosystem: Can Past Successes Help Inform Future Strategies? -- Summary of Two Workshops
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine (2013, 66 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29304-4; available from NAP).

Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative
National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 186 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-26922-3; available from NAP).

Understanding the Connections Between Coastal Waters and Ocean Ecosystem Services and Human Health -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2014, 148 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29468-3; available from NAP).

An Update on Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings -- Workshop Summary
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2013, 202 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28739-5; available from NAP).

Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2012
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2014, 1,006 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-28886-6; available from NAP).

Views of the U.S. NAS and NAE on Agenda Items at the World Radiocommunications Conference 2015
Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 50 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-29112-5; available from NAP).

Views of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering on Agenda Items at Issue at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2012
Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2013, 56 pp.; ISBN 978-0-309-16105-3; available from NAP).

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