Richard Peralta

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[1] The Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer (Mini-TES) will provide remote measurements of mineralogy and thermophysical properties of the scene surrounding the Mars Exploration Rovers and guide the rovers to key targets for detailed in situ measurements by other rover experiments. The specific scientific objectives of the MiniTES investigation are to(More)
The Department of Defense (DoD) Environmental Security Technology Certification Program and the Environmental Protection Agency sponsored a project to evaluate the benefits and utility of contaminant transport simulation-optimization algorithms against traditional (trial and error) modeling approaches. Three pump-and-treat facilities operated by the DoD(More)
This paper describes the Glory Mission Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor (APS) being built by Raytheon under contract to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Scheduled for launch in late 2008, the instrument is part of the US Climate Change Research Initiative to determine the global distribution of aerosols and clouds with sufficient accuracy and coverage to(More)
Aim. To study serum triglyceride level as a predictor of complications and outcomes in acute pancreatitis. Methods. In this retrospective observational study, 582 patients admitted with acute pancreatitis, who had serum triglyceride levels measured within the first 24 hours, were divided into two groups. The study group consisted of patients with a(More)
AIM To investigate validity of electrocardiographic (ECG) criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in young adults. METHODS Retrospectively, echocardiograms showing LVH and concomitant electrocardiograms were collected in patients 18 to 39 years old. A control group of patients without LVH was collected. Using echocardiogram as the gold standard,(More)
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