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2014-02-26 23:23:33

Photo Science Inc., a Quantum Spatial Company, has been honored with the 2013 MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Grand Award for its project entitled, "Coastal Resilience Data for American Samoa." Sheboygan, WI (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Photo Science Inc., a Quantum Spatial Company, has been honored with the 2013 MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Grand Award for its project entitled, "Coastal Resilience Data for American Samoa." The...

2014-02-14 11:01:51

Experience in American Samoa could be replicated elsewhere When a tsunami struck American Samoa in 2009, indigenous institutions on the islands provided effective disaster relief that could help federal emergency managers in similar communities nationwide, according to a study from the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The study found that following the tsunami, residents of the remote U.S. territory in the South Pacific relied on Fa'aSamoa or The...

2013-11-26 23:20:18

Samoan service provider BlueSky increases roaming options with Squire Technologies SVI_SG Signalling Gateway Solution. UK (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Squire Technologies, signalling specialists to the telecoms industry, today announced that it has been selected by leading Samoan service provider BlueSky to deliver its secure, robust Signalling Gateway (SVI_SG) solution to enable enhanced interoperability, interconnection and offer an extended range of roaming possibilities to its customers....

2013-07-09 23:25:15

As international recognition of the seriousness of the obesity problem grows, Shoppharmacycounter.com is offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5, a dietary supplement intended to both reduce appetite and increase energy. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 American Samoa has a serious problem with obesity that is more severe than all 50 states. An article published July 7, 2013 on CBSnews.com by Ben Tracy entitled “Battling American Samoa’s 75-percent obesity rate” discusses the...

2013-06-25 23:00:47

Seven new diesel generators will replace the tsunami-destroyed Satala Power Plant. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) has won a $36 million contract to help rebuild the Satala Power Plant in Pago Pago, American Samoa, destroyed in the September 2009 tsunami. The contract, awarded by the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA), is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s three-tiered approach to replacing the plant, which previously...

2013-02-11 15:32:01

Researchers who conducted a clinical trial in American Samoa to test whether community health workers could help adults with type 2 diabetes found that the patients who received the intervention were twice as likely to make a clinically meaningful improvement as those who remained with care only in the clinic. The results appear in the journal Diabetes Care. Newly published results from a randomized controlled clinical trial in the Pacific U.S. territory of American Samoa add clear...

Newborn Tropical Storm Evan Causing Trouble For American Samoa Seen By NASA
2012-12-12 17:40:26

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The date 12-12-12 may be numerically significant, but for the residents of American Samoa and Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean, it means a newborn tropical storm named Evan is causing problems. NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-15 satellite both captured imagery of the newborn storm's cloud cover. Tropical Storm Evan caused regional warnings to be posted on Dec. 12. In American Samoa, a gale warning and storm watch are in effect for Tutuila, Aunuu,...

2012-03-26 18:20:38

Removal of the Tamaligi tree (Falcataria moluccana), an invasive and destructive non-native tree on Tutuila Island, American Samoa greatly improves the health of its diverse native forests, according to a recently published study appearing in the journal Biological Invasions. A team of scientists from the USDA Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Research Station—Hilo and the National Park of American Samoa (NPSA) investigated how Tamaligi trees affected the composition, biomass, and...

2011-08-24 16:13:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2010 Census population counts for American Samoa. On April 1, 2010, the population was 55,519. This represented a decrease of 3.1 percent from the 2000 Census population of 57,291. The population counts have been provided to the governor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The accompanying data table shows population totals and percent changes from 2000 to 2010 for...


Latest American Samoa Reference Libraries

National Park Of America Samoa
2013-03-05 08:50:47

The National Park of American Samoa is located in the American territory known as American Samoa. The park is actually divided into three different areas comprised of the islands of Ta‘ū, Tutuila, and Ofu-Olosega. This park was legally established by Public Law 100-571 in 1988, but the land could not be acquired due to the traditional communal land system of its native inhabitants. However, in 1993, the National Park Service signed a fifty-year lease with Samoan village councils to acquire...

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