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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. ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS WITHIN A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

    SBC: MISSION RESEARCH CORP.            Topic: N/A

    MRC PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A SAFETY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR (PI) OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC (EM) PROTECTION STATUS OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT (NPP). WE BELIEVE THAT SUCH A PI IS NEEDED BECAUSE: (1) EM ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IS ON THE INCREASE,(2) ADDITIONAL EM THREATS MUST BE EVALUATED, AND (3) DISRUPTION OF NPP OPERATIONS BY EM EFFECTS CAN AND MUST BE AVOIDED. PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE ADDRESSED THE ISSUE OF E ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF A DEEP BOREHOLE PERMEAMETER TO DETERMINE UNSATURATED HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES DEVELOPMENT OF A DEEP BOREHOLE PERMEAMETER TO DETERMINE UNSATURATED HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES

    SBC: Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    PREDICTING THE RATE OF SOIL WATER MOVEMENT AND THE IMPACT OFAGRI-CHEMICALS ON WATER RESOURCES IS VITALLY IMPORTANT TO MANAGING AGRICULTURE, FOR OPTIMIZING PRODUCTIVITY AND MINIMIZING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. SOPHISTICATED MODELS FOR MAKING SUCH PREDICTIONS ARE AVAILABLE, BUT DATA ON SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES ARE DIFFICULT AND OFTEN EXPENSIVE TO OBTAIN. IN FACT, AT DEPTHS BELOW THE ROOT ZONE THERE IS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Agriculture
  3. HIGH RESOLUTION SOIL WATER CONTENT PROFILING

    SBC: Intercomp            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A SIMPLE TO USE, QUANTITATIVE DEVICE TO ACCURATELY MEASURE SOIL WATER CONTENT WITH SUFFICIENT RESOLUTION TO DEFINE WETTING FRONTS DUE TO RAIN EVENTS IN DEPTH PROFILES. THIS GEOPHYSICAL TOOL SENSES CHANGE IN THE ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENT, SPECIFICALLY THE DIELECTRIC CONSTANT OF THE SOIL, WHICH IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO SOIL WATER CONTENT. THE SOIL WATER CONTENT PROFILING DEVICE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Agriculture
  4. COUNTY AGENT ADVISOR SYSTEM (CAAS)

    SBC: Xmco, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    XMCO HAS IDENTIFIED AN OPPORTUNITY TO CONDUCT RESEARCH TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A COUNTY AGENT ADVISOR SYSTEM (CAAS). THIS INNOVATIVE CONCEPT WOULD INVESTIGATE THE APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGY, SPECIFICALLY HYPERMEDIA TECHNOLOGY WITH EMBEDDEDEXPERT SYSTEMS, TO THE ENVIRONMENT AND REQUIREMENTS OF COUNTY AGENTS. THIS MEETS A USDA NEED FOR INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Agriculture
  5. AN YTTRIUM ALUMINUM PEROVSKITE BASED GAMMA-RAY DOSIMETER

    SBC: W Peter Trower Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  6. APPLE PACKING LINE VISION ROBOTIC SYSTEM FOR DEFECT REMOVAL

    SBC: AGRI-TECH, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Agriculture
  7. INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSISTANCE FOR RURAL AREAS USING EXPERT SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY

    SBC: Columbia Cascade Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Agriculture
  8. WATER RESOURCE DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM

    SBC: Computation Geosciences            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Agriculture
  9. ONE-STEP INFLOW/OUTFLOW CELL TO DETERMINE SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES

    SBC: Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE RELATIONSHIP AMONG WATER POTENTIAL, HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY, AND WATER CONTENT (P-K-O) ARE SOME OF THE MOST COMMONLY SOUGHT SOIL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES. PREDICTION OF WATER AND SOLUTE MOVEMENT IN BOTH AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SITUATIONS IS ULTIMATELY PREDICATED UPON AN ADEQUATE EXPERIMENTAL DESCRIPTION OF POROUS MEDIA. A RAPID AND ACCURATE METHOD TO DETERMINE THESE RELATIONSHIPS WOULD FIND W ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Agriculture
  10. A PORTABLE IMAGING SYSTEM FOR NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANT COMPONENTS

    SBC: T P L, INC            Topic: N/A

    THE DIFFICULTY IN PREDICTING STRUCTURAL DEGRADATION RATES FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANT COMPONENTS DUE TO CORROSION AND OTHER FACTORS HAS LED TO THE NEED FOR COSTLY, TIME CONSUMING INSPECTIONS AND INCREASED COST FROM INTENTIONALLY OVERDESIGNED COMPONENTS. THE SITUATION INDICATES A SERIOUS, UNMET NEED FOR A SIMPLE BUT ACCURATE SYSTEM FOR REAL- TIME, IN SITU, NONDESTRUCTIVE ANALYSIS OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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