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- API opendata.maryland.gov | Last Updated 2017-07-13T22:16:12.000Z
This is a MD iMAP hosted service. Find more information at http://imap.maryland.gov. Targeted Ecological Areas (TEAs) are lands and watersheds of high ecological value that have been identified as conservation priorities by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for natural resource protection. These areas represent the most ecologically valuable areas in the State: they are the best of the best"". TEAs are preferred for conservation funding through Stateside Program Open Space. This version updates the 2008 TEA layer. The first step in updating TEAs was to create an ecological baseline composed of several ecological databases which included updates of original databases and additional databases developed since 2008.The first component is the updated Green Infrastructure Assessment (circa 2010) which identifies large - contiguous blocks (hubs) of significant forests and wetlands and their connecting corridors. The Green Infrastructure's hub and corridor network of habitat allows plant and animal migration - reduces forest fragmentation if protected - and provides important ecosystem services - such as biodiversity - cleaning air and water - storing nutrients - and protecting areas against storm and flood damage.The rare species and wildlife habitat component identifies areas that support Rare - Threatened - and Endangered Species - rare plant and animal communities - species of Greatest Conservation Need - and wildlife concentrations.The aquatic life hotspots component identifies watersheds supporting freshwater stream ecosystems where conservation is needed to protect and restore areas of high aquatic biodiversity - Tier II regulated streams - and brook trout streams.The water quality protection component identifies sensitive lands such as forests - wetlands - and steep slopes where preservation is important for water quality.The coastal ecosystems component identifies Blue Infrastructure shoreline and watershed protection priorities. These are areas important for sustaining coastal and tidal ecosystems and also identifies land areas important for sustaining spawning and nursery areas for important commercial and recreational fisheries.The climate change adaptation component identifies areas important for sustaining wetlands ecosystems that are changing and moving landward in response to sea level rise.From the ecological baseline - areas that ranked as most important for each of the components were merged to create the Targeted Ecological Areas. Lands that were developed - as identified by the Maryland Department of Planning (2010) were removed from the TEA layer since developed lands are not preferred for Stateside Program Open Space funding. Additionally - lands that are in the 0 foot to 2 foot inundation zone based on the 2011 SLAMM (Maryland Sea-Level Affecting Marshes Model) study performed for all 16 coastal counties and Baltimore City since these areas are not preferred for Stateside Program Open Space funding.Feature Service Link:http://geodata.md.gov/imap/rest/services/Environment/MD_FocalAreas/FeatureServer/1 ADDITIONAL LICENSE TERMS: The Spatial Data and the information therein (collectively the ""Data"") is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind either expressed implied or statutory. The user assumes the entire risk as to quality and performance of the Data. No guarantee of accuracy is granted nor is any responsibility for reliance thereon assumed. In no event shall the State of Maryland be liable for direct indirect incidental consequential or special damages of any kind. The State of Maryland does not accept liability for any damages or misrepresentation caused by inaccuracies in the Data or as a result to changes to the Data nor is there responsibility assumed to maintain the Data in any manner or form. The Data can be freely distributed as long as the metadata entry is not modified or deleted. Any data derived from the Data must acknowledge the State of Maryland in the m
- API kcstat.kcmo.org | Last Updated 2016-08-30T16:33:14.000Z
% of water mains repaired within certain time periods, broken down by "code" or severity of main break.
- API performance.franklintn.gov | Last Updated 2016-09-08T18:22:17.000Z
Contains summary revenue and expenditure data for the FY 2017 General Fund Operating Budget for the City of Franklin, Tennessee.
- API dashboard.udot.utah.gov | Last Updated 2019-01-04T18:06:57.000Z
Utah DEQ, Air Monitoring Program, Utah Historical Summary of red air quality days by winter and county.
- API data.colorado.gov | Last Updated 2017-06-29T17:53:36.000Z
The purpose of Colorado Geological Survey’s (CGS) Geologic Map of the Rattlesnake Mesa Quadrangle,Rio Blanco County, Colorado is to describe the geology of this 7.5-minute quadrangle located in the vicinity of the town of Meeker in northwestern Colorado. CGS staff geologist Jonathan L. White and field assistants James Hodge and Michael J. Zawaski completed the field work on this project at the end of the summer of 2010. Jon White, the principal mapper and author, created this report using field maps, photographs, structural measurements, and field notes generated by all the investigators. Significant knowledge was also gained by a compilation of the available published geologic literature listed in the references. This map was improved from reviews by Larry Moyer (consulting petroleum geologist), David Noe (Colorado Geological Survey), as well as pertinent edits of the adjacent Meeker quadrangle by Rex Cole (Colorado Mesa University). This mapping project was funded jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the CGS. USGS funding comes from the STATEMAP component of the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, award number G10AC00410, authorized by the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1997, reauthorized in 2009. CGS matching funding comes from the Colorado Department of Natural Resources Severance Tax Operational Funds, from severance taxes paid on the production of natural gas, oil, coal, and metals in Colorado. Digital PDF and ESRI ArcGIS download. OF-13-06D
- API datahub.smcgov.org | Last Updated 2019-05-06T21:32:13.000Z
Claimed energy efficiency by incentive total, kilowatts, kilowatt hours, and therms.
- API datahub.smcgov.org | Last Updated 2019-05-06T21:34:12.000Z
Claimed energy efficiency by incentive total, kilowatts, kilowatt hours, and therms.
- API data.nasa.gov | Last Updated 2019-06-03T15:17:07.000Z
This data set provides a time series of global peatland carbon balance and carbon dioxide emissions from land use change throughout the Holocene (the past 11,000 yrs). Global peatland carbon balance was quantified using a) a continuous net carbon balance history throughout the Holocene derived from a data set of 64 dated peat cores, and b) global model simulations with the LPX-Bern model hindcasting the dynamics of past peatland distribution and carbon balance. CO2 emissions from land-use change are based on published scenarios for anthropogenic land use change (HYDE 3.1, HYDE 3.2, KK10) covering the last 10,000 years. This combination of model estimates with CO2 budget constraints narrows the range of past anthropogenic land use change emissions and their contribution to past carbon cycle changes.
- API data.nasa.gov | Last Updated 2018-07-19T08:50:38.000Z
<p>Superconducting transition-edge sensors (TESs) are the state-of-the art technology for microcalorimeter and bolometer applications across the electromagnetic spectrum. We propose to design, fabricate, and test what we call a magnetically-tuned TES (or MTES). The leading theoretical TES physics understanding predicts our MTES concept will take the current state of the art TES and (1) Increase the signal, (2) Decrease the pulse recovery time, (3) Reduce the noise, and (4) Increase the energy resolving power.<br /> </p> <p>The magnetically-tuned TES (or MTES) takes characteristics that we have only recently come to understand are present and important in all state-of-the-art TES sensors and uses them in an interesting new combination. Magnetic tuning simply changes the resistive transition of the TES sensor.</p><p>Our research program will answer the following questions in turn. Does an MTES reduce the relative sensitivity of the resistive transition in current? Does a MTES reduce the relative sensitivity of the resistive transition in current while maintaining a large relative sensitivity of the resistive transition in temperature? Does the MTES resistive transition depart from the weak-link theoretical model and if so in what ways?</p>
- API data.nasa.gov | Last Updated 2018-07-19T11:12:30.000Z
NASA's strategic goals call for innovation in space technology for our nation's explorative future. Early phase paraffin fuel technology could enable practical hybrid motor use by producing high regression rates. Further, the creation of a robust and novel fuel, that overcomes paraffin mechanical property drawbacks, would produce high payoffs. The proposed research specifically will investigate polymer addition to paraffin grains, study the particle entrainment theory, evaluate hydride and metal additives, and demonstrate hypergolic ignition. We hope to find that polymers strengthen the low mechanical properties of paraffin. We will design, build, and demonstrate an experiment in which particle entrainment can be seen and understood. We will evaluate additives to increase performance and facilitate reliable and hypergolic ignition. Outreach to student run clubs and undergraduate engineers will also play an integral role demonstrating the promise of paraffin propellants through sounding rockets. A high performance paraffin based grain is a game-changing technology that could lead to the economical use of hybrid rockets.