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Winter/Spring 2010 Vol. 10 Number 1




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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.

2007-2008 Assessment of the Army Research Laboratory
Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board, Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 132 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14390-X; available from NAP).

Achieving Effective Acquisition of Information Technology in the Department of Defense
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 158 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14828-6; available from NAP).

Benefit-Cost Analysis for Early Childhood Interventions -- Workshop Summary
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine and Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 88 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14563-5; available from NAP).

Biographical Memoirs: Vol. 91
National Academy of Sciences (2009, 388 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14560-0; available from NAP).

BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats, Abbreviated Version -- Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine; and Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 34 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Certifiably Sustainable?: The Role of Third-Party Certification Systems -- Report of a Workshop
Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2010, approx. 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14711-5; available from NAP).

Crisis Standards of Care -- Summary of a Workshop Series
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2010, 174 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12666-5; available from NAP).

A Database for a Changing Economy: Review of the Occupational Information Network (O*NET)
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, approx. 240 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14769-7; available from NAP).

Defending Planet Earth: Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies -- Final Report
Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, approx. 136 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14968-1, available from NAP).

Disposal of Legacy Nerve Agent GA and Lewisite Stocks at Deseret Chemical Depot -- Letter Report
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 30 pp.; available only online from NAP).

The Domestic and International Impacts of the 2009-H1N1 Influenza A Pandemic: Global Challenges, Global Solutions -- Workshop Summary
Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 480 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14677-1, available from NAP).

The Dragon and the Elephant: Understanding the Development of Innovation Capacity in China and India -- Summary of a Conference
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2010, 78 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15160-0; available from NAP).

Ecosystem Concepts for Sustainable Bivalve Mariculture
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 190 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14695-X; available from NAP).

An Enabling Foundation for NASA's Space and Earth Science Missions
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 76 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14823-5; available from NAP).

Engineering Curricula: Understanding the Design Space and Exploiting the Opportunities -- Summary of a Workshop
National Academy of Engineering (2009, 40 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14831-6; available from NAP).

Engineering, Social Justice, and Sustainable Community Development -- Summary of a Workshop
National Academy of Engineering (2010, approx. 66 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15258-5; available from NAP).

Envisioning the 2020 Census
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 360 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15115-5; available from NAP).

Evaluation of the Health and Safety Risks of the New USAMRIID High-Containment Facilities at Fort Detrick, Maryland
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15145-7; available from NAP).

Expanding Biofuel Production: Sustainability and the Transition to Advanced Biofuels -- Summary of a Workshop
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2010, approx. 194 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14714-X; available from NAP).

Exploring the Intersection of Science Education and 21st Century Skills -- A Workshop Summary
Board on Science Education, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 144 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14518-X; available from NAP).

Field Evaluation in the Intelligence and Counterintelligence Context -- Workshop Summary
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 114 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15016-7; available from NAP).

Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering From the 2009 Symposium
National Academy of Engineering (2010, 176 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14818-9; available from NAP).

Future Directions for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14985-1; available from NAP).

Getting Value Out of Value-Added -- Report of a Workshop
Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; and the National Academy of Education (2010, 96 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14813-8; available from NAP).

Grand Challenges of Our Aging Society -- Workshop Summary
Center for Economic, Governance, and International Studies, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 88 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15010-8; available from NAP).

Gulf War and Health: Volume 8: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14921-5; available from NAP).

The Healthcare Imperative: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes -- Brief Summary of a Workshop
Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14433-7; available from NAP).

Hepatitis and Liver Cancer: A National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis B and C
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 250 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14628-3; available from NAP).

Impact of Genetically Engineered Crops on Farm Sustainability in the United States
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 318 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14708-5; available from NAP).

In the Light of Evolution III: Two Centuries of Darwin
National Academy of Sciences (2009, 432 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13986-4; available from NAP).

Infectious Disease Movement in a Borderless World -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2010, 324 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14447-7; available from NAP).

Information Assurance for Network-Centric Naval Forces
Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 198 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13663-6; available from NAP).

Informing the Future: Critical Issues in Health, Fifth Edition
Institute of Medicine (2010, 170 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Intangible Assets: Measuring and Enhancing Their Contribution to Corporate Value and Economic Growth -- Summary of a Workshop
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 124 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14414-0; available from NAP).

Investor Exits, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Firm Growth: Questions for Research
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 38 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Landscapes on the Edge: New Horizons for Research on Earth's Surface
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 188 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14717-4; available from NAP).

Letter Report Assessing the USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program's Science Framework
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 16 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Letter Report for the Committee on Deterring Cyberattacks: Informing Strategies and Developing Options for U.S. Policy
Computer Science and Technology Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2010, 35 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Lifelong Learning Imperative in Engineering -- Summary of a Workshop
National Academy of Engineering (2010, 38 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15118-X; available from NAP).

Measures of Health Literacy -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, 142 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13980-5; available from NAP).

Medical Surge Capacity -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14674-7; available from NAP).

Mitigating the Nutritional Impacts of the Global Food Price Crisis -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health and Food and Nutrition Board; Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14018-8; available from NAP).

A National Cancer Clinical Trials System for the 21st Century: Reinvigorating the NCI Cooperative Group Program
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 314 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15186-4; available from NAP).

NOAA's Education Program: Review and Critique
Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 188 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15123-6; available from NAP).

Perspectives from United Kingdom and United States Policy Makers on Obesity Prevention -- Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 128 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15078-7; available from NAP).

Phase I Report on Review of the Testing of Body Armor Materials for Use by the U.S. Army -- Letter Report
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 23 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Policy Issues in the Development of Personalized Medicine in Oncology -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2010, 94 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14575-9; available from NAP).

A Population-Based Policy and Systems Change Approach to Prevent and Control Hypertension
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14809-X; available from NAP).

Priorities for the National Vaccine Plan
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 350 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14649-6; available from NAP).

Private-Public Sector Collaboration to Enhance Community Disaster Resilience -- A Workshop Report
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 83 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15106-6; available from NAP).

Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World: A Critical Challenge to Achieve Global Health
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 400 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14774-3; available from NAP).

Promoting Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security in Developing Countries
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15041-8; available from NAP).

Provision of Mental Health Counseling Services Under TRICARE
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 288 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14766-2; available from NAP).

The Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise: Innovative Strategies to Enhance Products from Discovery Through Approval -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 220 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15024-8; available from NAP).

Rebuilding a Real Economy: Unleashing Engineering Innovation -- Summary of a Forum
National Academy of Engineering (2010, 44 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15007-8; available from NAP).

Redesigning Continuing Education in the Health Professions
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2010, 296 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14078-1; available from NAP).

Regionalizing Emergency Care -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 140 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15151-1; available from NAP).

Report of a Workshop on the Scope and Nature of Computational Thinking
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, approx. 126 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14957-6; available from NAP).

Research at the Intersection of the Physical and Life Sciences
Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Board on Life Sciences and Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 124 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14751-4; available from NAP).

Returning Home from Iraq and Afghanistan: Preliminary Assessment of Readjustment Needs of Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2010, 192 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14763-8; available from NAP).

Review and Assessment of Closure Plans for the Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility and the Chemical Agent Munition Disposal System -- Letter Report
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 27 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's Draft IRIS Assessment of Tetrachloroethylene
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 186 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15094-9, available from NAP).

Review of the St. Johns River Water Supply Impact Study: Report 2
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 18 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Revitalizing NASA's Suborbital Program: Advancing Science, Driving Innovation, and Developing a Work force
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15083-3; available from NAP).

The Rise of Games and High-Performance Computing for Modeling and Simulation
Standing Committee on Technology Insight -- Gauge, Evaluate, and Review, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 130 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14777-8; available from NAP).

Science and Technology for DOE Site Cleanup -- Workshop Summary
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 86 pp.; ISBN 0-309-10821-7; available from NAP).

Scientific and Humane Issues in the Use of Random Source Dogs and Cats in Research
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 118 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13807-8; available from NAP).

A Scientific Assessment of Alternatives for Reducing Water Management Effects on Threatened and Endangered Fishes in California's Bay-Delta
Water Science and Technology Board and Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 104 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12802-1; available from NAP).

Selling the Nation's Helium Reserve
Board on Physics and Astronomy and National Materials Advisory Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, approx. 128 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14979-7; available from NAP).

Seventeenth Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 80 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Strategic Planning for the Florida Citrus Industry: Addressing Citrus Greening
Board on Agriculture and National Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 328 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15207-0; available from NAP).

Student Mobility: Exploring the Impact of Frequent Moves on Achievement -- Summary of a Workshop
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 92 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15013-2; available from NAP).

A Summary of the October 2009 Forum on the Future of Nursing: Acute Care
Institute of Medicine (2010, 82 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15021-3; available from NAP).

Systems for Research and Evaluation for Translating Genome-Based Discoveries for Health -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, 102 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13983-X; available from NAP).

Technical Capabilities Necessary for Systemic Risk Regulation -- Summary of a Workshop
Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 28 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14960-6; available from NAP).

Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Transportation Research Board (2010, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14982-7; available from NAP).

Understanding Climate's Influence on Human Evolution
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 128 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14838-3; available from NAP).

Understanding the Changing Planet: Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 220 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15075-2; available from NAP).

Value in Health Care: Accounting for Cost, Quality, Safety, Outcomes, and Innovation
Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 310 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12182-5; available from NAP).

Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Methods to Support International Climate Agreements
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 144 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15211-9; 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 at <national-academies.org/trb/bookstore>.



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