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2009-05-05 07:10:00

New consulting service leverages Alpine Access expertise to help clients establish internal home-based call center operations Company co-founder Jim Ball returns to lead Alpine Access Consulting DENVER, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of home-based customer care solutions for brand-conscious companies, today announced the launch of Alpine Access Consulting, the industry's first service dedicated to helping companies set up their own home-based call centers. Jim...

2009-04-23 08:00:00

Consumer Site Brings Automotive and Music Enthusiasts Together to Share, Learn and Win TORRANCE, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Car lovers share an undeniable passion for their vehicles and how they personalize them. Music lovers live to listen, share and discover music. Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., the industry-leading manufacturer of automotive mobile media solutions, is bringing these impassioned souls together along with brand fans to its new online car and music community:...

2009-04-22 06:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Consulting, Inc. today announced Alpine IdentityInsight(TM), an innovative fraud and collusion detection service. "We have spent the past five years designing fraud mitigation solutions for some of our larger clients", explains Alpine's President, Stan Duda. "We realize that fraud detection is important to organizations of all sizes. We decided to develop the IdentityInsight(TM) service to make advanced fraud detection capabilities accessible...

2009-04-13 08:57:00

Diagnostic Device Company Doubles Manufacturing Capacity; Expands Global Reach with Vietnam Facility FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Biomed Corporation, a global leader in specialty diagnostic devices, announced today that it has doubled its manufacturing capacity and expanded its worldwide network by opening a new facility in Vietnam. The company will produce and distribute medical devices that are in increasing demand for diagnosing gastroesophageal reflux disease...

2009-02-23 13:41:00

Contact center provider to hire home-based employees in Louisiana to meet demand from new and existing customers DENVER, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of contact center solutions for brand-conscious companies, announced today that the company is expanding into the state of Louisiana. To meet increasing demand from new and existing customers, the majority of home-based customer care professionals will be hired from New Orleans, Shreveport, Baton Rouge and the...

2009-01-15 07:29:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Biomed Corporation, a global leader in specialty diagnostic devices, announced today that it has acquired Stellate Systems Inc. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Stellate specializes in the development and production of advanced neurodiagnostic systems. The acquisition is the second that Alpine Biomed has completed since Water Street Healthcare Partners, a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on health care, invested in...

2009-01-07 13:38:00

Contact center provider to hire home-based employees in Illinois to meet demand from new and existing customers DENVER, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of contact center solutions for brand-conscious companies, announced today that the company is expanding in the state of Illinois. The company is now hiring home-based customer care professionals in and around Chicago, Peoria, Springfield and Belleville in order to meet increasing demand from new and existing...

2008-07-15 06:00:51

US-based integrated energy major ConocoPhillips has announced the successful startup of the third Alpine satellite oil field, the Qannik, approximately two months ahead of schedule. The Qannik accumulation is located near the CD2 drill site two miles west of the main Alpine processing facility in the Colville River Unit on Alaska's North Slope. Qannik is expected to have annual peak production of approximately 4,000 barrels of oil per day gross in 2009. The Qannik discovery was announced...

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2008-06-19 11:42:16

Researchers unravel complexity of the major histocompatibility complex in tailed amphibians Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) genes produce proteins that are crucial in fighting pathogen assault. Researchers from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) characterized genetic variation and detected more than one MHC class II locus in a tailed amphibian. Unlike mammals, not much has been known until now about the immune defense of...

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2006-12-05 11:25:00

VIENNA, Austria -- Europe's Alpine region is going through its warmest period in 1,300 years, the head of an extensive climate study said Tuesday. "We are currently experiencing the warmest period in the Alpine region in 1,300 years," Reinhard Boehm, a climatologist at Austria's Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics said. Boehm based his comments on the results of a project conducted by a group of European institutes between March 2003 and August 2006. Their aim was to reconstruct...


Latest Alpine Reference Libraries

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

Mountain Goat, Oreamnos americanus
2012-05-10 05:28:07

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also called the Rocky Mountain goat is only found in North America. Even though it is a goat in name, it is not in the Capra genus of true goats. It belongs to the subfamily Caprinae, which holds goat-antelopes which holds thirty-two other species. It is in the family Bovidae that holds other creatures such as cattle, antelopes, and gazelle. It is the only species in the Oreamnos genus. The mountain goat is listed as of “least concern” by the IUCN....

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2009-06-17 13:03:39

The African Alpine Bamboo (Yushania alpina) is a species of perennial bamboo that is native to tropical Africa. It grows in dense stands on the mountains and volcanoes surrounding the Great Rift Valley between 8200 feet and 11,000 feet above sea level. The grass stems of the alpine bamboo are often used as fencing, plumbing and other building materials. Photo Copyright and Credit

Reindeer Moss, Cladonia rangiferina
2005-06-02 10:18:18

Reindeer moss is a moss belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both temperate and cold climate areas. It has had great economical importance, since it is the main fodder for reindeers. It can also be used in the making of aquavit and is sometimes used as decoration in glass windows. Reindeer moss is actually another name for reindeer lichen. This lichen is found in the Alpine tundra and can survive in the cold. Image Caption: Reindeer Moss photographed in White Oak Mountain,...

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