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Spring 2012 Vol. 12 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., Room 360, Washington, D.C. 20001; 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.

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemical, Vol. 11
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 337 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25481-7; available from NAP).

Aging in Asia: Findings From New and Emerging Data Initiatives
Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, approx. 482 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25406-X; available from NAP).

Alzheimer’s Diagnostic Guideline Validation: Exploration of Next Steps -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 40 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22554-X; available from NAP).

Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations Near Nuclear Facilities: Phase I
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 460 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25571-6; available from NAP).

Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism Agents
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 152 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21909-4; available from NAP).

Application of Lightweighting Technology to Military Vehicles, Vessels, and Aircraft
National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 160 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22166-8; available from NAP).

Approaches for Ecosystems Services Valuation for the Gulf of Mexico After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill -- Interim Report
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 162 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21179-4; available from NAP).

Assessing the Reliability of Complex Models: Mathematical and Statistical Foundations of Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification
Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 184 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25634-8; available from NAP).

Assessment of a Plan for U.S. Participation in Euclid
Board on Physics and Astronomy and Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25384-5; available from NAP).

Assessment of Planetary Protection Requirements for Spacecraft Missions to Icy Solar System Bodies
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25675-5; available from NAP).

Barriers to Integrating Crisis Standards of Care Principles Into International Disaster Response Plans -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 30 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22178-1; available from NAP).

Biosecurity Challenges of the Global Expansion of High Containment Biological Laboratories
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Committee on International Security and Arms Control, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 216 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22575-2; available from NAP).

Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach
Board on Health Care Services and Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 468 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22069-6; available from NAP).

Building a Resilient Workforce: Opportunities for the Department of Homeland Security -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 280 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25511-2; available from NAP).

Challenges in Characterizing Small Particles: Exploring Particles From the Nano- to Microscales
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 85 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22590-6; available from NAP).

Challenges and Opportunities in the Hydrologic Sciences
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22283-4; available from NAP).

Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade -- Workshop Summary
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 240 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22283-4; available from NAP).

Communicating Science and Engineering Data in the Information Age
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 122 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22209-5; available from NAP).

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: Technical Issues for the United States
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 204 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14998-3; available from NAP).

Continuing Assistance to the National Institutes of Health on Preparation of Additional Risk Assessments for the Boston University NEIDL, Phase 3
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 22 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Country-Level Decision Making for Control of Chronic Diseases -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 122 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25272-5; available from NAP).

Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 650 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25548-1; available from NAP).

Deterrence and the Death Penalty
Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 144 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25416-7; available from NAP).

The Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities -- A Workshop Report
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine (2012, 224 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21934-5; available from NAP).

Earth Science and Applications From Space: A Midterm Assessment of NASA’s Implementation of the Decadal Survey
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 212 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25702-6; available from NAP).

Effective Tracking of Building Energy Use: Improving the Commercial Buildings and Residential Consumption Surveys
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 136 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25401-9; available from NAP).

Ensuring Safe Foods and Medical Products Through Stronger Regulatory Systems Abroad
Board on Global Health and Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 360 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22408-X; available from NAP).

Envisioning a Transformed Clinical Trials Enterprise in the United States: Establishing an Agenda for 2020 -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 240 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25315-2; available from NAP).

Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 460 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25565-1; available from NAP).

Essential Health Benefits: Balancing Coverage and Cost
Board on Health Care Sciences, Institute of Medicine (2012, 256 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21914-0; available from NAP).

Ethical and Scientific Issues in Studying the Safety of Approved Drugs
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 290 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22199-4; available from NAP).

Evolution of Translational Omics: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward
Board on Health Care Services, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22418-7; available from NAP).

Exploring Sustainable Solutions for Increasing Global Food Supplies -- Report of a Workshop
Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, approx. 150 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Facilitating Collaborations to Develop Combination Investigational Cancer Therapies -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2012, 118 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22064-5; available from NAP).

Facilitating State Health Exchange Communication Through the Use of Health Literate Practices -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health, Institute of Medicine (2012, 116 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22029-7; available from NAP).

Facing the Reality of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Challenges and Potential Solutions in India -- Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine, the Indian National Science Academy, and the Indian Council of Medical Research
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 170 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21966-3; available from NAP).

Feasibility of Using Mycoherbicides for Controlling Illicit Drug Crops
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources and Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 186 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22171-4; available from NAP).

For the Public’s Health: Investing in a Healthier Future
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 326 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25584-8; available from NAP).

Frontiers of Engineering 2011 -- Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering From the 2011 Symposium
National Academy of Engineering (2012, 174 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22143-9; available from NAP).

Genome-Based Diagnostics: Clarifying Pathways to Clinical Use -- Workshop Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 98 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25394-2; available from NAP).

Global Navigation Satellite Systems -- Report of a Joint Workshop of the National Academy of Engineering and the Chinese Academy of Engineering
National Academy of Engineering (2012, 268 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22275-3; available from NAP).

Growing Innovation Clusters for American Prosperity -- Summary of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 186 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15622-X; available from NAP).

Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2012, 211 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22112-9; available from NAP).

Improving Health Literacy Within a State -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health, Institute of Medicine (2011, 114 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21572-2; available from NAP).

Improving Measures of Science, Technology, and Innovation -- Interim Report
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 78 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25389-6; available from NAP).

Improving Metrics for the Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction Program
Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 118 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22255-9; available from NAP).

Industrial Methods for the Effective Development and Testing of Defense Systems
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22270-2; available from NAP).

Information Sharing and Collaboration: Applications to Integrated Biosurveillance -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 112 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22403-9; available from NAP).

Integrating Large-Scale Genomic Information Into Clinical Practice -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 112 pp.; 0-309-22034-3; available from NAP).

An Interim Report on NASA’s Technology Roadmap
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21875-6; available from NAP).

Interim Report -- Status of the Study ‘An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy’
Board on Physics and Astronomy and Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 47 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25457-4; available from NAP).

International Science in the National Interest at the U.S. Geological Survey
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 112 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22449-7; available from NAP).

Lessons and Legacies of the International Polar Year 2007-2008
Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25203-2; available from NAP).

Letter Report -- The Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants Water Recovery System
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 53 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Living Well With Chronic Illness: A Call for Public Health Action
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2012, 350 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22127-7; available from NAP).

Long-Term Health Consequences of Exposure to Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2011, 192 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21755-5; available from NAP).

Making Things: 21st Century Manufacturing and Design -- Summary of a Forum
National Academy of Engineering (2011, 44 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22559-0; available from NAP).

Managing for High-Quality Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 120 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25437-X; available from NAP).

Measuring Food Insecurity and Assessing the Sustainability of Global Food Systems -- Report of a Workshop
Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, approx. 264 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Measuring Progress in Obesity Prevention -- Workshop Report
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2012, 158 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22239-7; available from NAP).

Memorial Tributes: National Academy of Engineering, Vol. 15
National Academy of Engineering (2011, 444 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21306-1; available from NAP).

Monitoring HIV Care in the United States: Indicators and Data Systems
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice (2012, approx. 310 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21850-0; available from NAP).

NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities: Restoring NASA’s Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 122 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25362-4; available from NAP).

New Research Opportunities in the Earth Sciences
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 132 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21924-8; available from NAP).

Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community -- Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 160 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25310-1; available from NAP).

The Potential Consequences of Public Release of Food Safety and Inspection Service Establishment-Specific Data
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 114 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22465-9; available from NAP).

Predicting Outcomes From Investment in Maintenance and Repair for Federal Facilities
Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 152 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22186-2; available from NAP).

Primary Care and Public Health: Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25520-1; available from NAP).

Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Converting U.S. and Russian Research Reactors -- A Workshop
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 126 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25320-9; available from NAP).

Proliferation Risk in Nuclear Fuel Cycles -- Workshop Summary
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 110 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22049-1; available from NAP).

Promoting Health Literacy to Encourage Prevention and Wellness -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health, Institute of Medicine (2011, 116 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21577-3; available from NAP).

Recapturing NASA’s Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 103 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25538-4; available from NAP).

Report of a Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; National Academy of Engineering (2012, 78 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25180-X; available from NAP).

Research Frontiers in Bioinspired Energy: Molecular-Level Learning From Natural Systems -- A Workshop
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 82 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22044-0; available from NAP).

A Research Strategy for Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology and Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 212 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25328-4; available from NAP).

Review of Disability and Rehabilitation Research: NIDRR Grantmaking Processes and Products
Board on Human-Systems Integration, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 360 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22229-X; available from NAP).

Review of Studies of Possible Toxic Effects From Past Environmental Contamination at Fort Detrick -- A Letter Report
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 30 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Review of the 21st Century Truck Partnership, Second Report
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 310 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22247-8; available from NAP).

Review of the EPA’s Economic Analysis of Final Water Quality Standards for Lakes and Flowing Waters in Florida
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 158 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25493-0; available from NAP).

Review of the St. Johns River Water Supply Impact Study -- Final Report
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 160 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22567-1; available from NAP).

A Review of the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s Strategic Plan
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Environmental Change and Society, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 72 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25237-7; available from NAP).

The Role of Obesity in Cancer Survival and Recurrence -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25333-0; available from NAP).

Safe and Effective Medicines for Children: Pediatric Studies Conducted Under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children and the Pediatric Research Equity Acts
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 360 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22549-3; available from NAP).

The Science and Applications of Synthetic and Systems Biology -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2011, 568 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21939-6; available from NAP).

Scientific Ocean Drilling: Accomplishments and Challenges
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 158 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21901-9; available from NAP).

Scientific Standards for Studies on Modified Risk Tobacco Products
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2012, 350 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22398-9; available from NAP).

Sex-Specific Reporting of Scientific Research -- A Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health, Institute of Medicine (2012, 72 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22524-8; available from NAP).

Sharing the Adventure with the Public: The Value and Excitement of ‘Grand Questions’ of Space Science and Exploration -- Summary of a Workshop
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 92 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22159-5; available from NAP).

Small Populations, Large Effects: Improving the Measurement of the Group Quarters Population in the American Community Survey
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, approx. 180 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25560-0; available from NAP).

Social and Economic Costs of Violence -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2012, 192 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22024-6; available from NAP).

Strategies and Priorities for Information Technology at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 168 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22194-3; available from NAP).

Strengthening a Workforce for Innovative Regulatory Science in Therapeutics Development -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 118 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22214-1; available from NAP).

A Sustainability Challenge: Food Security for All -- Report of Two Workshops
Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 261 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22263-X; available from NAP).

Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta
Water Science and Technology Board, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 280 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25619-4; available from NAP).

Technological Evaluation of the NASA Model for Cancer Risk to Astronauts Due to Space Radiation
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 86 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25305-5; available from NAP).

Toward Precision Medicine: Building a Knowledge Network for Biomedical Research and a New Taxonomy of Disease
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 142 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22222-2; available from NAP).

TRB Special Report 303 -- Equity of Evolving Transportation Finance Mechanisms
Transportation Research Board (2011, 136 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16760-4; available from NAP).

Twenty-First Century Ecosystems: Managing the Living World Two Centuries After Darwin
Board on International Scientific Organizations, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20901-3; available from NAP).

U.S. and International Perspectives on Global Science Policy and Science Diplomacy -- Report of a Workshop
Development, Security, and Cooperation, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22438-1; 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 online bookstore.



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