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2011-02-22 14:17:03

Research published today reveals the previously unidentified role that fish play in the production of sediments in the world's oceans, and specifically of the carbonate sediments that contain critical records of changes in ocean chemistry and climate shifts in the geological past. The discovery, made by a team of scientists from the UK and US, helps explain the origins of a key component of marine sediments "“ the fine-grained carbonates, the origins of which are often problematic to...

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2008-11-05 09:55:00

Imagine descending in a submarine to the ice-cold, ink-black depths of the ocean, 800 meters under the surface of the Atlantic. Here the tops of the hills are covered in large coral reefs. NIOZ-researcher Furu Mienis studied the formation of these unknown cold-water relatives of the better-known tropical corals. Furu Mienis studied the development of carbonate mounds dominated by cold-water corals in the Atlantic Ocean at depths of six hundred to a thousand meters. These reefs can be found...

2008-07-08 12:00:56

Les Mines J.A.G. Ltee - ('JAG' - the 'Company')(TSX VENTURE: JML) wishes to update the status of its search for petroleum and natural gas on its Temiscouata Lac St-Jean and Charlevoix properties where its been active since 2006. In June 2008, JAG filed with the TSX-Venture Exchange a 51-101 report prepared by Mr.Paul Laroche, engineer geologist and petroleum geophysicist, with the assistance of Genevieve Camire and Marc Richer-LaFleche, both geologists. The report presents a summary of the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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