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Fall 2009 Vol. 9 Number 2




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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 1-8-00624-6242; 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. 8
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, approx. 434 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14515-5; available from NAP).

Addressing the Threat of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Realistic Assessment of the Challenge — Workshop Summary
Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 170 pp.; ISBN 0-3091-3044-1; available from NAP).

Advancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the U.S. Construction Industry
Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 122 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14191-5; available from NAP).

Applications of Social Network Analysis for Building Community Disaster Resilience — Workshop Summary
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 82 pp.; ISBN 0309-14094-3; available from NAP).

Approaches to Reducing the Use of Forced or Child Labor — Summary of a Workshop on Assessing Practice
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 142 pp.; ISBN 0309-14528-7; available from NAP).

Assessing and Improving Value in Cancer Care — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, 164 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13814-0; available from NAP).

An Assessment of NASA’s National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 146 pp.; ISBN 0-30914646-1; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology: Fiscal Year 2009
Laboratory Assessment Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 30 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14500-7; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research: Fiscal Year 2009
Laboratory Assessment Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 28 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14497-3; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2009
Laboratory Assessment Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 50 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14509-0; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2009
Laboratory Assessment Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 48 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14503-1; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Technology Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2009
Laboratory Assessment Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 32 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14506-6; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program at the Department of Defense
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 468 pp.; ISBN 0309-10947-7; available from NAP).

Avoiding Technology Surprise for Tomorrow’s Warfighter — Symposium Report
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 70 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14228-8; available from NAP).

Childhood Obesity Prevention in Texas — Workshop Summary Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 86 pp.; ISBN 0-30914417-5; available from NAP).

Community Perspectives on Obesity Prevention in Children — Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 114 pp.; ISBN 0-30914081-1; available from NAP).

Data on Federal Research and Development Investments: A Pathway to Modernization
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, approx. 120 pp.; ISBN 0-30914523-6; available from NAP).

The Disposal of Activated Carbon from Chemical Agent Disposal Facilities
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 86 pp.; ISBN 0-30913818-3; available from NAP).

Driving and the Built Environment: The Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions — Special Report 298
Transportation Research Board; and Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 176 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14255-5; available from NAP).

Emergency and Continuous Exposure Guidance Levels for Selected Submarine Contaminants: Vol. 3
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 192 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14379-9; available from NAP).

Ensuring the Integrity, Accessibility, and Stewardship of Research Data in the Digital Age
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine (2009, 180 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13684-9; available from NAP).

Ethics Education and Scientific and Engineering Research: What’s Been Learned? What Should Be Done? — Summary of a Workshop
Center for Engineering, Ethics, and Society, National Academy of Engineering (2009, 58 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14001-3; available from NAP).

Evaluating Occupational Health and Safety Research Programs: Framework and Next Steps
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, 132 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13795-0; available from NAP).

Evaluation of Future Strategic and Energy Efficient Options for the U.S. Capitol Power Plant
Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 48 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14202-4; available from NAP).

Evaluation of NSF’s Program of Grants and Vertical Integration of Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences (VIGRE)
Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 128 pp.; ISBN 0309-14186-9; available from NAP).

Experimentation and Rapid Prototyping in Support of Counterterrorism
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 106 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13668-7; available from NAP).

Focusing on Children’s Health: Community Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities — Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, and Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine (2009, 132 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13785-3; available from NAP).

Frontiers in Soil Science Research — Report of a Workshop
Board on International Scientific Organizations, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13891-4; available from NAP).

Global Issues in Water, Sanitation, and Health — Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2009, 328 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13872-8; available from NAP).

Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations — A Letter Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, 160 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14430-2; available from NAP).

Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use
Board on Environmental Studies and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, approx. 466 pp.; ISBN 0-30914640-2; available from NAP).

Improving State Voter Registration Databases — Final Report
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 218 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14621-6; available from NAP).

Improving the Measurement of Late-Life Disability in Population Surveys: Beyond ADLs and IADLs — Summary of a Workshop
Committee on National Statistics and Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 180 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14371-3; available from NAP).

Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, 252 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13836-1; available from NAP).

Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public — A Summary of the February 2009 Summit
Institute of Medicine (2009, 250 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13901-5; available from NAP).

Interacademy Programs Between the United States and Eastern Europe 1967-2009: The Changing Landscape
Office for Central Europe and Eurasia; Development, Security, and Cooperation; Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14442-6; available from NAP).

Leadership Commitments to Improve Value in Healthcare: Toward Common Ground — Workshop Summary
Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine, Institute of Medicine (2009, 368 pp.; ISBN 0-30911053-X; available from NAP).

Letter Report on the Orbiting Carbon Observatory
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 352 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13135-9; available from NAP).

Letter Report to the U.S. Department of Education on the Race to the Top Fund
Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 19 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Children, Youth and Families, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Transportation Research Board (2009, approx. 120 pp.; ISBN 0309-13927-9; available from NAP).

Nanotechnology in Food Products — Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2009, 146 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13772-1; available from NAP).

The National Emergency Care Enterprise: Advancing Care Through Collaboration — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 130 pp.; ISBN 0-30914161-3; available from NAP).

Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies — Interim Report
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 38 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14361-6; available from NAP).

A New Biology for the 21st Century: Ensuring the United States Leads the Coming Biology Revolution
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 112 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14488-4; available from NAP).

Nurturing and Sustaining Effective Programs in Science Education for Grades K-8: Building a Village in California — Summary of a Convocation
National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Sciences (2009, 154 pp.; ISBN 0-30914366-7; available from NAP).

Persistent Forecasting of Disruptive Technologies
Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 138 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11660-0; available from NAP).

Protecting and Accessing Data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates — A Workshop Summary
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, approx. 72 pp.; ISBN 0-30914667-4; available from NAP).

Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 204 pp.; ISBN 0-30914012-9; available from NAP).

Reengineering the Survey of Income and Program Participation
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 188 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14173-7; available from NAP).

Respiratory Protection for Healthcare Workers in the Workplace Against Novel H1N1 Influenza A — A Letter Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, 68 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Responsible Research With Biological Select Agents and Toxins
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 0-30914535-X; available from NAP).

Review of the DOE National Security Labs’ Use of Archival Nuclear Test Data — Letter Report (QMU Phase II)
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 15 pp.; available only online from NAP).

A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program: Mission, Management, and Measurement of Results
Board on Health Sciences Policy and Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine (2009, 192 pp.; ISBN 0-30913117-0; available from NAP).

A Review of the NIOSH Roadmap for Research on Asbestos Fibers and Other Elongate Mineral Particles
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine; and Board on Earth Sciences and Resources and Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, approx. 134 pp.; ISBN 0-30914015-3; available from NAP).

Review of the St. Johns River Water Supply Impact Study: Report 1
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 94 pp.; ISBN 0-30914222-9; available from NAP).

Review of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Response to Petitions to Reclassify the Light Brown Apple Moth as a Non-Actionable Pest — A Letter Report
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 31 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Revisiting the Department of Defense SBIR Fast Track Initiative
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 212 pp.; ISBN 0309-13211-8; available from NAP).

School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 388 pp.; ISBN 0-30914436-1; available from NAP).

Science at Sea: Meeting Future Oceanographic Goals with a Robust Academic Research Fleet
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 120 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14557-0; available from NAP).

Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Effects: Making Sense of the Evidence
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 220 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13839-6; available from NAP).

Sensing and Supporting Communications Capabilities for Special Operations Forces
Standing Committee on Research, Development, and Acquisition Options for U.S. Special Operations Command, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 28 pp.; ISBN 0-309-137608; available from NAP).

Sixteenth Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 53 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Spectrum Management for Science in the 21st Century
Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 218 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14686-0; available from NAP).

Surrounded by Science: Learning Science in Informal Environments
Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, approx. 220 pp.; ISBN 0-30913674-1; available from NAP).

The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, 170 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13904-X; available from NAP).

Toward a Universal Radio Frequency System for Special Operations Forces
Standing Committee on Research, Development, and Acquisition Options for U.S. Special Operations Command, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 48 pp.; ISBN 0-309-132428; available from NAP).

Transforming Agricultural Education for a Changing World
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 220 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13221-5; available from NAP).

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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 at <national-academies.org/trb/bookstore>.



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