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21. Radio-microanalytical particle measurements method and application to Fukushima aerosols collected in Japan
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 8/26/2012
Authors: Cynthia J Zeissler, Lawrence Forsley, Richard Mark Lindstrom, Sean Newsome, Adrean Kirk, P.A. Mosier-Boss
Abstract: A nondestructive analytical method based on autoradiography and gamma spectrometry was developed to perform activity distribution analysis for particulate samples. This was applied to aerosols collected in Fukushima Japan, 40 km north of the Daiich ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911065

22. Topography Measurements and Performance Comparisons between NIST SRM 2460 Standard Bullet Masters and BKA Bullet Replicas
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/31/2012
Authors: Jun-Feng Song, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Robert Meryln Thompson, Susan M Ballou, Xiaoyu A Zheng, Thomas B Renegar, Richard M Silver
Abstract: Two Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2460 Bullets produced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) were used as masters for the fabrication of replica bullets at the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA). The surface topography of the SRM ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908222

23. Evaluation of Fusion Methods for Latent Fingerprint Matchers
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/29/2012
Author: Vladimir N Dvornychenko
Abstract: Matcher fusion is a recognized approach for improving biometric system performance. Our interest in fusion was largely to determine how much performance ,headroomŠ exists with current matcher technology. We employed five latent fingerprint matchers, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910369

24. The National Ballistics Imaging Comparison (NBIC) Project
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/10/2012
Authors: Jun-Feng Song, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Susan M Ballou, Robert Meryln Thompson, James H Yen, Thomas B Renegar, Xiaoyu A Zheng, Richard M Silver, Martin Ols
Abstract: In response to the guidelines issued by the ASCLD/LAB-International (American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board) to establish traceability and quality assurance in U.S. crime laboratories, a NIST/ATF joint project e ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907871

25. Latent Print Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice through a Systems Approach
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7842
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/17/2012
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, David H. Kaye, Thomas Busey, Melissa Gische, Gerry LaPorte, Colin Aitken, Susan M Ballou, Leonard Butt, Christophe Champod, David Charlton, Itiel E. Dror, Jules Epstein, Robert J. Garrett, Max Houck, Edward J. Imwinkelried, Ralph Keaton, Glenn Langenburg, Deborah A. Leben, Alice Maceo, Kenneth F. Martin, Jennifer L. Mnookin, Cedric Neumann, Joe Polski, Maria Antonia Roberts, Scott A. Shappell, Lyle Shaver, Sargur N. Srihari, Hal S. Stern, David Stoney, Anjali Swienton, Mary Frances Theofanos, Robert Meryln Thompson, John Vanderkolk, Maria Weir, Kasey Wertheim
Abstract: Fingerprints have provided a valuable method of personal identification in forensic science and criminal investigations for more than 100 years. The examination of fingerprints left at crime scenes, generally referred to as latent prints, consi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910745

26. Interlaboratory Analytical Comparison Study to Support Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment: Description and Results for Marine Sediment QA10SED01
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7792
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 11/2/2011
Authors: Michele M Schantz, John Kucklick
Abstract: To support natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) in response to the Deep Water Horizon (DWH) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a large number of coastal sediment and tissue samples (i.e., oysters) have been collected to define baseline environme ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907886

27. Initial Reconnaissance of the 2011 Wildland-Urban Interfaces Fires in Amarillo, Texas
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1708
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/28/2011
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, William Mell, Karen Ridenour, Derek McNamara
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to reduce the risk of fire spread in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) communities. An objective of this work is to develop first generation tools for improved risk assessment and risk ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908719

28. Fate of nanoparticles during life cycle of polymer nanocomposites
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/6/2011
Authors: Tinh T. Nguyen, Bastien T. Pellegrin, Coralie Bernard, Xiaohong Gu, Justin M Gorham, Paul E Stutzman, Deborah L Stanley, Walter Eric Byrd, John W Hettenhouser, Joannie W Chin
Abstract: Nanoparticles are increasingly used in consumer and structural polymeric products to enhance a variety of properties. Under the influences of environmental factors (e.g., ultraviolet, moisture, temperature) and mechanical actions (e.g., scratching, v ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907488

29. Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-82
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 6/7/2011
Authors: Keith A Stouffer, Joseph A Falco, Karen Ann Scarfone
Abstract: NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-82, Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, provides guidance on how to secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907249

30. Pixel Interlacing Based Video Transmission for Low-complexity Intra-frame Error Concealment
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 6/1/2011
Author: Hamid Gharavi
Abstract: When multi-path fading and interference frequently disrupts a mobile radio communication system, it can seriously undermine its reliability for transmission of compressed video signals. In this paper, we present a pixel interlacing based video transm ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908154



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