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Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma

Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma

Tom Rickey, PNNL Fish-friendly hydropower is the goal of international team Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the...

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New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

Pensoft Publishers As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal. Discovering a new spider species was not what she had anticipated when she signed up for her field course in Tropical Biodiversity, says Elisa Panjang, a Malaysian master's student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She is...

2014-03-25 23:01:06

IceWarp will conduct a roadshow throughout Indonesia in late March-early April of 2014 to introduce the new version of its award-winning messaging server, the Global messaging and collaboration solutions provider announced today. Springfield, VA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The company’s top executives will showcase the new version of its award-winning server, meet with future and existing customers in Jakarta, Batam and Balikpapan. IceWarp will conduct a roadshow throughout Indonesia in late...

2014-03-25 00:22:01

CHIBA, Japan, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the "Chiba Aqualine Marathon 2014" to take place on Oct. 19 will be accepted from Friday, April 4. Under the theme of "Let's run the sea, feeling the breeze on the Aqualine," the event will take place on the "Tokyo Bay Aqualine Expressway," a bridge connecting the eastern and western sides of the bay. A large number of spectators are expected to line up along the route, while gourmet items and souvenirs from Chiba Prefecture will...

2014-02-26 12:21:23

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has completed a project for Terraseis, a leading seismic survey contractor that specializes in acquiring land and transition zone surveys in challenging environments, to clear mines and other unexploded ordnance from areas within a 400-square-kilometer section of Kurdistan, Iraq in preparation for oil and gas exploration. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/CL72323 ) (Logo:...

2014-02-20 08:21:23

ALBLASSERDAM, the Netherlands, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanco is pleased to once again exhibit at the Dubai International Boat Show, taking place March 4 to 8, 2014. You can find us at the Marina, in the heart of the show at the Superyacht Builders Pavilion, stand SYB-01. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/671366 ) The Dubai International Boat Show is an exclusive event strategically set up as a highly selective networking platform...

2014-02-18 16:29:22

BOSTON and JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J/Brice Design International, Inc. - the dominant hospitality design firm in the Middle East - has been commissioned by Saudi Arabia's Fakieh Group to design the interior of the new Planetarium at its Al Shallal Theme Park on the Jeddah Corniche. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/NE67308 The Fakieh Group (www.fakiehgroup.com) is the 34(th) largest company in Saudi Arabia and is renown in hospitality and...

2014-02-13 23:29:13

As a leading provider in holiday accommodation in Southern Thailand, Krabi Riviera Co Ltd is delighted to announce a recent surge of activity in Krabi’s tourism industry. With some of Asia’s major airlines increasing their flights to Krabi International Airport, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced high occupancy rates in Krabi hotels during the current high season. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Krabi has become increasingly popular as a holiday destination over the past...

2014-02-12 04:20:10

SINGAPORE, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS, the world's largest petrochemical market information provider, has lined-up a series of market engagement activities in the Middle East region. In January, ICIS confirmed involvement and partnerships with a number of important events in the region, as well as scheduled face-to-face meetings between ICIS representatives and key industry participants in the Middle East. In addition, ICIS has now based Polymers Editor,...

NASA Sees Tropical Depression Kajiki Over Central Philippines
2014-01-31 14:16:52

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Storm Kajiki developed from the second tropical depression of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean season and quickly moved over the central Philippines. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and captured infrared data on the storm as it drops more rainfall on an already soggy area. The Philippines have been battered by moderate to heavy rainfall over the last couple of months, and newborn Tropical Depression Kajiki, known locally in the Philippines...

2014-01-28 23:28:46

AAJ Property is a leading property agent in Dubai that deals with all types of properties, ranging from budget apartments to the most exclusive high-end apartments in Dubai. Dubai (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Aaj Property presents the best opportunity to get what people have ever imagined. By listing the 2 best available apartments in the exquisite Golf Tower 2, The Greens, Aaj property has kept the promise of delivering the pre-eminent properties in Dubai. These 2 finest apartments in the...


Latest Geography of Asia Reference Libraries

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Kurilian Bobtail
2013-06-11 13:06:21

The Kurilian bobtail, also known as the Curilsk Bobtail or the Kurilean bobtail, among many other names, is a breed of domestic cat that is sometimes considered a breed group by some registries. The origin of this breed has been claimed by Kamchatka, Sakhalin Island, Russia, and Japan, but it is thought to have originated on the Kuril Islands. The first members of the breed occurred naturally on the islands as a shorthaired variant about two hundred years ago, but the modern variant has only...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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2010-02-02 15:44:27

Lufengosaurus, meaning "Lufeng lizard", is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Early and Middle Jurassic Period of what is now southwestern China. It was named by C. C. Young in 1941. The type species, L. huenei, was discovered in the Lower Lufeng Formation of the Yunnan Province in China. Young described and named a second species a few years later. This is one of the few prosauropod dinosaurs to survive from the Early Jurassic into the Middle Jurassic eras. Lufengosaurus was about 20...

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