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NEW PUBLICATIONS


For documents shown as available from the National Academies Press (NAP), write to 500 Fifth St., N.W., Lockbox 285, Washington, D.C. 20055; 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.

The 2nd International Forum on Biosecurity: Summary of an International Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, March 30 to April 2, 2008
Development, Security, and Cooperation and Board on International Scientific Organizations, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2008, approx. 134 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12829-3; available from NAP).

Acute Exposure Guidelines for Selected Airborne Chemicals, Vol. 7
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, approx. 236 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12755-6; available from NAP).

Addressing the Barriers to Pediatric Drug Development -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2008, 64 pp.; ISBN 0-309-10742-3; available from NAP).

Adolescent Health Services: Missing Opportunities
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (2008, 368 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11467-5; available from NAP).

Assessing the Research and Development Plan for the Next Generation Air Transportation System -- Summary of a Workshop
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 38 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12470-0; available from NAP).

Assessment of the Role of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria in Infants -- Letter Report
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2008, 80 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Community Perspectives on Obesity Prevention in Children -- Summary of a Workshop
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2008, 30 pp.; available only online from NAP).

A Constrained Space Exploration Technology Program: A Review of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 154 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12583-9; available from NAP).

Construction Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12850-1; available from NAP).

Coverage Measurement in the 2010 Census
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2008, 180 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12826-9; available from NAP).

Department of Homeland Security Bioterrorism Risk Assessment: A Call for Change
Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008; 172 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12028-4; available from NAP).

Design Considerations for Evaluating the Impact of PEPFAR -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2008, 142 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11672-4; available from NAP).

Disrupting Improvised Explosive Device Terror Campaigns: Basic Research Opportunities -- A Workshop Report
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12420-4; available from NAP).

Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 70 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12710-6; available from NAP).

Ensuring the Climate Record from the NPOESS and GOES-R Spacecraft: Elements of a Strategy to Recover Measurement Capabilities Lost in Program Restructuring
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 190 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12184-1; available from NAP).

Evaluation of the Multifunction Phased Array Radar Planning Process
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 92 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12432-8; available from NAP).

Evaluation of Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties Methodology for Assessing and Certifying the Reliability of the Nuclear Stockpile
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, approx. 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12853-6; available from NAP).

Evidence-Based Medicine and the Changing Nature of Healthcare -- Workshop Summary
Institute of Medicine (2008, 202 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11369-5; available from NAP).

The Federal Investment in Highway Research, 2006-2009: Strengths and Weaknesses -- Special Report 295
Research and Technology Coordinating Committee, Transportation Research Board (2008, 146 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12605-3; available from NAP).

Fifteenth Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels
Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 50 pp.; available only online from NAP).

A Framework for Assessing the Health Hazard Posed by Bioaerosols
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11150-1; available from NAP).

From Molecules to Minds: Challenges for the 21st Century -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2008, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12092-6; available from NAP).

Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology -- Workshop Report
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 74 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12077-2; available from NAP).

Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Understanding the Contributions to Infectious Disease Emergence -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2008, 304 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12402-6; available from NAP).

Great Lakes Shipping, Trade, and Aquatic Invasive Species -- Special Report 291
Transportation Research Board; and Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 148 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11313-X; available from NAP).

Gulf War and Health, Vol. 7: Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2008, 396 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12408-53; available from NAP).

The Health Hazard Evaluation Program at NIOSH
Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, approx. 250 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12647-9; available from NAP).

HHS in the 21st Century: Charting a New Course for a Healthier America
Institute of Medicine (2008, approx. 312 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12123-X; available from NAP).

Implementing Colorectal Cancer Screening -- Workshop Summary
National Cancer Policy Forum, Institute of Medicine (2008, 115 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12139-6; available from NAP).

Information and Communication Technology and Peacebuilding -- Summary of a Workshop
National Academy of Engineering (2008, 58 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12188-4; available from NAP).

Managing Health Effects of Beryllium Exposure
Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 186 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12532-4; available from NAP).

Maritime Security Partnerships
Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 242 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11261-3; available from NAP).

Military Medical Ethics: Issues Regarding Dual Loyalties -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2008, 74 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12663-0; available from NAP).

New Directions in Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptation Assessment -- Summary of a Workshop
Committee on Human Dimensions of Global Change, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2008, approx. 40 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13006-9; available from NAP).

Nutrient Control Actions for Improving Water Quality in the Mississippi River Basin and Northern Gulf of Mexico
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, approx. 76 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13000-X; available from NAP).

Observing Weather and Climate From the Ground Up: A Nationwide Network of Networks
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 250 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12986-9; available from NAP).

The Personal Protective Technology Program at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2008, 214 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12018-7; available from NAP).

Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The Second Biennial Review, 2008
Water Science and Technology Board and Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12574-X; available from NAP).

Rebuilding the Research Capacity at HUD
Center for Economic, Governance, and International Studies, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2008, 236 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12567-7; available from NAP).

Review of the 21st Century Truck Partnership
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 130 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12208-2; available from NAP).

Review of ATSDR's Great Lakes Report Drafts -- Letter Report
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2008, 50 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Review of Directed Energy Technology for Countering Rockets, Artillery, and Mortars (RAM): Abbreviated Version
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 42 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11171-4; available from NAP).

Review of Federal Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research
Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies; and National Materials Advisory Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 130 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11699-6; available from NAP).

Review of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program -- An Interim Report
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 74 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11943-X; available from NAP).

Review of NASA's Human Research Program Evidence Books -- A Letter Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2008, 100 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Review of Secondary Waste Disposal Planning for the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 84 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12050-0; available from NAP).

Safety of Dietary Supplements for Horses, Dogs, and Cats
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 216 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12570-7; available from NAP).

Satellite Observations to Benefit Science and Society: Recommended Missions for the Next Decade
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 40 pp.; ISBN 0-309-10903-5; available from NAP).

Science and Decisions: Advancing Risk Assessment
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, approx. 478 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12046-2; available from NAP).

Science as a Gateway to Understanding: International Workshop Proceedings, Tehran, Iran
Office for Central Europe and Eurasia; Development, Security, and Cooperation; Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2008, 184 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12879-X; available from NAP).

Science and Technology for America's Progress: Ensuring the Best Presidential Appointments in the New Administration
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine (2008, 76 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12680-0; available from NAP).

Science and Technology and the Future Development of Societies -- International Workshop Proceedings
Office for Central Europe and Eurasia, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2008, 142 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11927-8; available from NAP).

Science Professionals: Master's Education for a Competitive World
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2008, 148 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11471-3; available from NAP).

Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations for Selected Airborne Contaminants, Vol. 5
Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 386 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12844-7; available from NAP).

Spacecraft Water Exposure Guidelines for Selected Contaminants, Vol. 3
Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 206 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12838-2; available from NAP).

Systems Engineering to Improve Traumatic Brain Injury Care in the Military Health System -- Workshop Summary
National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine (2008, approx. 184 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12758-0; available from NAP).

Tackling Marine Debris in the 21st Century
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 218 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12697-5; available from NAP).

Test and Evaluation of Biological Standoff Detection Systems -- Abbreviated Version
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 42 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11443-8; available from NAP).

Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies: A Focus on Hydrogen
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 142 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12100-0; available from NAP).

Understanding Crime Trends -- Workshop Report
Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2008, 254 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12586-3; available from NAP).

Transportation Research Board (TRB) reports --
Approximately 150 titles issued annually. Free catalog available on request from TRB, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001 (tel. 202-334-3213), or visit TRB's bookstore on the Internet.



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