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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. Web-Based Tools and Databases for Multi-Hazard Contingency Plans and Ongoing Management of Natural Marine Sanctuaries

    SBC: NEPTUNE SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: 847

    An on-line GIS-oriented management and planning system for four National Marine Sanctuaries will be designed. It will contain static databases of physical, chemical, biological, geological, cultural, historical and archeological information of value to Sanctuary managers. It will link with ongoing oceanographic and meteorological monitoring systems to allow near real time access to their data. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Commerce
  2. Miniature Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer for Measuring Tropospheric Ammonia

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: 814

    Southwest Sciences proposes continuing development of an instrument for use on a lightweight aircraft capable of measuring tropospheric concentrations of ammonia. Gas phase ammonia plays important roles in determining the formation and composition of aerosol particles. Understanding the chemical and physical properties of aerosol particles is critical towards understanding global climate change, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Commerce
  3. Rugged Optical Carbon Monoxide Field Analyzer

    SBC: VISTA PHOTONICS, INC.            Topic: 814

    Detection of carbon monoxide (CO) is an essential element of the North American Carbon Program. CO detection is challenging because of the low, 100 parts-per-billion (ppb), concentrations in the atmosphere and the required 10 ppb precision. Vista Photonics proposes to develop novel optical sensing technology that will provide unambiguous carbon monoxide detection with better than 10 ppb precisio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Commerce
  4. Advanced Microcalorimeter Instrumentation for X-Ray Microanalysis

    SBC: STAR CRYOELECTRONICS LLC            Topic: N/A

    An innovative superconducting transition edge sensor (TES) microcalorimeter array with superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) readouts is described for high energy and high spatial resolution X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy and microanalysis. The proposed microcalorimeter instrument offers an energy resolution that is comparable to and potentially even better than wavelength disp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. GPS-Tracked Buoy for Hydrographic Survey Applications

    SBC: NEPTUNE SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A long standing problem in oceanography and hydrography is accurate real-time measurement of offshore water levels. The Phase 1 research involved investigating a wide range of recent techniques and technologies, and performing analyses and trade-off studies to evaluate, select, and integrate them into a GPS-tracked buoy system (buoy, shore reference station for differential GPS, and repeater stati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Commerce
  6. GPS-Tracked Buoy for Hydrographic Survey Applications

    SBC: NEPTUNE SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A long standing problem in oceanography and hydrography is accurate real-time measurement of offshore water levels. The Phase 1 research involved investigating a wide range of recent techniques and technologies, and performing analyses and trade-off studies to evaluate, select, and integrate them into a GPS-tracked buoy system (buoy, shore reference station for differential GPS, and repeater stati ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  7. Antimonide Laser Spectrometer for measuring the flux of ammonia

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I SBIR research project will investigate the feasibility of an ammonia sensor based on an antimonide laser and an advanced, low noise modulation spectroscopy method. The rapid response and high sensitivity will allow the use of the eddy correlation method to provide continuous measurement of ammonia flux. Minor adjustments to the laser operating point will allow the instrument to measur ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Commerce
  8. Oxygen Sensor in Fires

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The ability to perform in-situ measurements of oxygen concentration in fire environments at a fast rate (better than 1 sec ) is not fulfilled by available sensor systems in the marketplace. Current systems involve extraction of gas samples with the required removal of water, particulate, and interfering chemical species, which can take several seconds to complete, prior to passing the samples to a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Commerce
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    SBC: NEPTUNE SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 2001 Department of Commerce
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    SBC: Pathway Technologies, Inc            Topic: N/A

    Based on the outline for a theory of intelligence, and using NIST's hierarchical real-time control system (RCS) architecture, in Phase I, we developed proof-of-concept OpenSim and OpenAnimation toolboxes consisting of the following innovations, namely, (i) Simulation and Animation Software Design that will seamlessly interface with RCS Hierarchy, (ii) Knowledge hierarchy consistent with the f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2001 Department of Commerce
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