Latest Aster Stories

2013-10-02 23:30:16

Oil & Gas Starter Kit will make its debut at the best practices for oil & gas event. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Aster Group, one of the largest selling and consulting partners for SAP’s Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) application, has just released a SAP BPC Starter Kit for Upstream Financial and Operational Planning for the oil and gas industry and will be debuting it at the Best Practices for Oil & Gas event in Dallas October 6-9. The Starter Kit...

2013-01-25 23:02:00

An affiliate program is a great way to offer website and business owners an additional way to profit. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Aster Elliott, CNC, announced this week the debut of their affiliate program, which allows online companies and blogs to earn revenue by directing consumers to products they are interested in on asterelliott.com. In turn, the new affiliate program enables Aster Elliott to broaden and reach an audience that can benefit from her variety of cleanse...

2011-02-25 11:13:28

A day after a powerful magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked Christchurch, a city of 377,000 on New Zealand's South Island, on Feb. 22, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Christchurch region. The imaging was done at the request of the International Charter, Space and Major Disasters, which provides emergency satellite data to federal agencies in disaster-stricken regions. Two images are presented here....

2008-04-17 13:55:00

Data from faint earth tremors caused by wind-driven ocean waves"”often dismissed as "background noise" at seismographic stations around the world"”suggest extreme ocean storms have become more frequent over the past three decades, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Seismological Society of America.The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and other prominent researchers have predicted that stronger and more frequent storms may occur as a result of...

Latest Aster Reference Libraries

2005-07-13 08:34:53

The family Asteraceae or, alternatively, family Compositae, known as the aster, daisy or sunflower family, is a taxon of dicotyledonous flowering plants. The family name is derived from the genus Aster and refers to the star-shaped flower head of its members, typified well by the daisy. The Asteraceae is the second largest family in the division Magnoliophyta, with some 1,100 genera and over 20,000 recognized species. Only the orchid family (Orchidaceae) is larger, with about 25,000 described...

2005-06-01 21:03:55

The fall-blooming heath aster grows in dry, open prairie habitats commonly used when restoring native prairie habitat. The genus Aster includes some 600 species of widely distributed flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Aster comes from Greek word for "star", and refers to the shape of the flower head. Many of the species are popular garden plants because of their showy flower heads. The flowers of the Sea Aster (A. tripolium) are eaten by the larvae of the Wormwood Pug moth. The...

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