Recent Submissions

  • Federal-State Water Use Relations in the American West: An Evolutionary Guide to Future Equilibrium

    Jamail, Milton H.; McCain, John R.; Ullery, Scott J.; Pima Community College; University of Arizona; University of Arizona (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1978)
  • A Technology Assessment of the Commercialization of Mexican Guayule: Final Report

    Foster, Kennith E.; Mortensen, B. Kim; Mills, Jean L.; Jamail, Milton H.; McGinnies, William G.; Taylor, Jonathan G.; Campos-Lopez, Enrique; Neavez-Camacho, Ernesto; Garcia-Delgado, Jesus; Torres, Adolfo; Motomochi, Baldemar; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Centro de Investigacion en Quimica Aplicada, Saltillo, Coahuila (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1982-07)
  • Appropriate Technology for Natural Resources Development: An Overview, Annotated Bibliography, and A Guide to Sources of Information

    Bulfin, Robert L.; Weaver, Harry L.; Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona (University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1977)
  • The Sonoran Desert: A Retrospective Bibliography

    Caldwell, Mary; Gloyd, Kathryn; Michael, Mary; Paylore, Patricia; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1976-02)
  • Desertification: Process, Problems, Perspectives

    University of Arizona. Arid/Semi-Arid Natural Resources Program.; Paylore, Patricia; Haney, Richard A.; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1976)
  • Arid Lands Newsletter No. 23 (December 1985)

    University of Arizona. Office of Arid Lands Studies. (Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1985-12)
  • Arid Lands Newsletter Vol. 25 (Fall/Winter 1987)

    University of Arizona. Office of Arid Lands Studies. (Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1987)
  • A Technology Assessment of Guayule Rubber Commercialization: Final Report

    Foster, Kennith E.; McGinnies, William G.; Taylor, Jonathan G.; Mills, Jean L.; Wilkinson, Ralph R.; Hopkins, Fred C.; Lawless, Edward W.; Maloney, James; Wyatt, R. Chris; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Midwest Research Institute; Midwest Research Institute; Midwest Research Institute; Midwest Research Institute; Midwest Research Institute (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) and Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, MO), 1980-05)
  • Guayule Natural Rubber Commercialization: A Scale-Up Feasibility Study

    Foster, Kennith E.; Wright, N. Gene; Fansler, Susan Fitzgerald; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1991)
    Introduction: The United States imports 100 percent of its natural rubber. Ninety-two percent of our natural rubber production is concentrated in Southeast Asia, which is subject to interruptions through political action or direct military intervention. Natural rubber, a critical and strategic material, is necessary in such articles as aircraft and ground vehicle tires, medical supplies, resilient mounts, and certain acoustical applications. Synthetic elastomers cannot meet performance requirements in these areas. A domestic source of natural rubber will assist in assuring a supply of this critical material for industry and defense. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed a Master Memorandum of Understanding in 1982 that calls for cooperation with respect to food, agriculture, forestry, nutrition, and other research of mutual interest. With this MOU both agencies adopted a supplemental agreement in 1986 that initiated the Joint Guayule Domestic Rubber Program, whose ultimate goal is to promote an economically viable domestic guayule rubber industry. To accomplish this goal, both agencies have provided funding to plant and cultivate guayule shrubs, construct a 150 -long- ton -per -year prototype plant to extract rubber from the shrubs, and conduct evaluations to establish the performance capability of military products fabricated with domestic guayule rubber. A critical component of the supplemental agreement calls for the USDA to assess the feasibility of a commercial guayule rubber processing facility of 50,000-long-ton-per-year nameplace capacity. This report, based on the best available data (1990) and on assumptions of future advancements in technology (for 1996), is designed to address the commercial prospects for the establishment of a domestic guayule rubber industry. It also examines the feasibility and factors involved in meeting either 20 percent or 100 percent of the natural rubber needs of the U.S. Department of Defense in both peacetime and national emergency conditions.
  • Desert Housing: Balancing Experience and Technology for Dwelling in Hot Arid Zones

    Clark, Kenneth N.; Paylore, Patricia; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1980)
  • Applied Remote Sensing of Earth Resources in Arizona: Proceedings 2nd ARETS Symposium, University of Arizona

    ARETS Symposium (2nd: 1971: University of Arizona) (University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1971)
  • Desertification: World Bibliography Update 1976-1980

    Paylore, Patricia; Mabbutt, J. A.; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1980)
  • Desertification: A World Bibliography

    Paylore, Patricia; Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1976-07)
  • Potential Rainfall and Runoff Utilization in the Tucson Urban Area

    DeCook, K. James (Kenneth James),1925-; Water Resources Research Center (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1983-09)
    Introduction: This report deals with the potential harvesting of rainfall and runoff in the Tucson urban area, as distinguished from the rural (farmland) setting that is discussed separately. The principal differences are that 1) rainfall catchment surfaces like rooftops and pavement already exist in the urban area, and 2) harvested rainwater in the urbanized area can be put to a variety of beneficial uses.
  • Guayule: A Natural Rubber Source

    Fangmeier, D. D.; Alcorn, S. M. (Guayule Rubber Society, Inc., 1986-12)
  • Arid Lands Colloquia (1958-1959)

    Unknown author (University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1959)
  • Arid Lands Colloquia (1959-1960, 1960-1961)

    Unknown author (University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1961)
  • Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference on Remote Sensing in Arid Lands

    Unknown author (Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1972-11)

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