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Arctic Permafrost Melt Releasing Carbon Dioxide At Unprecedented Rate
2013-02-12 09:23:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Editor's note (Feb 16): This story earlier reported that thermokarst failures were occurring do to permafrost melt. However, permafrost doesn't melt, it thaws. The changes have been made to this story to reflect that. Researchers studying Arctic thermokarst failures in Alaska were alarmed to find climate-warming carbon dioxide gas may be releasing into the atmosphere at an unprecedented rate. This release is being caused by...

2009-01-29 09:06:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ALaS Consulting LLC, (www.alascorp.com) a company specializing in finance, accounting and operations optimization and control, has completed a corporate realignment that establishes ALaS Consulting and ALaS Software as two parallel divisions. The company's clients in the financial sector include Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas, and Barclays Capital. In the new configuration, Erik DiGiacomo, a former vice president with the Securities Operation at...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.