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2014-06-11 08:22:19

Sanborn Technology, Project Expertise Aims to Optimize Water Resource Usage for Largest Western-U.S. Investor-Owned Utility COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the dire consequences of the state's ongoing drought, now in its third consecutive year, the California Water Service Company (Cal Water) selected The Sanborn Map Company (Sanborn) in a competitive bidding process to leverage its geospatial data collection and remote sensing expertise against the...

Twelvemile Lake permafrost
2014-06-11 06:47:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most studies on Arctic permafrost are harbingers of doom. As the sea ice melts, the permafrost is being affected, and releasing large amounts of greenhouse gases such as carbon and methane. These gases will accelerate the process of global warming, creating a vicious cycle. A new study from the US Geological Survey and McGill University, published in Geophysical Research Letters, has revealed a surprise in permafrost research....

2014-06-10 23:11:22

Partnership expands reach of TerraGo solutions to one of the world’s fastest growing markets for geospatial technology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 TerraGo, a leading provider of geospatial collaboration software, announced today a partnership with Beijing Space View Technology to help meet growing demand in China and better serve customers in that region. Beijing Space View Technology has officially joined the TerraGo Advantage partner program as a top-tier Platinum Partner....

2014-06-06 23:07:59

Led by Photographer Frank Hunter, Workshop Open to All Levels, Beginner to Aspiring Professional Oaxaca, Mexico (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 There is no other place in the world where Day of the Dead is celebrated with such energy, ritual, magic and color than Oaxaca, Mexico. From October 27 to November 4, 2014, photographers of all levels, from those with no experience to hobbyists to aspiring professionals, can capture it all: the people, costumes, food, religious practices and pre-Hispanic...

2014-06-05 23:11:28

Executives from Magellan Rx Management will discuss key findings of their 2013 Medical Pharmacy Trend Report in a complimentary June 19 webinar, managed and moderated by Atlantic Information Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Magellan Rx Management 2013 Medical Pharmacy Trend Report is the nation’s only comprehensive source for monitoring key trends and statistics related to high-cost injectable drugs paid under the medical benefit. Executives from Magellan Rx Management...

2014-06-04 23:03:50

New Cloud-Based Site Provides Scalable Cost-Savings Norcross, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with CloudEO, a leading provider of cloud-based geo collaboration platforms. Through this partnership, CloudEO is launching a commercial marketplace for geo-data and applications. CloudEO is leveraging key technologies from the Geospatial 2014 portfolio, including ERDAS IMAGINE and ERDAS APOLLO. CloudEO is developing a new marketplace that will provide a...

Barbados Utilizes World Environment Day To Inspire Developing Island Nations To Focus On Green Technology
2014-06-04 15:16:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year on June 5th we celebrate World Environment Day (WED). It is on this day that we should take time to focus on making some positive contribution for the environment’s sake, as we need to preserve planet Earth not just for present life, but also for the generations of people, animals and plants that follow. As part of WED, each year the global event is hosted by a specific country that is at the forefront of environmental...

2014-06-03 23:06:58

The Louisiana Capital City to Enhance Its Methods of Collecting Tree and Address Data NORCROSS, Ga. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces that the City of Baton Rouge, La., is implementing Mobile MapWorks to help enhance the process for tracking trees on public property, as well as cataloging address data for use in emergencies, public notifications and collecting taxes. Mobile MapWorks is a downloadable iOS and Android app for viewing, editing and updating field asset...

2014-05-30 23:11:17

Suunto Ambit 2 is on sale now at the Heart Rate Watch Company at the best prices of the year. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Ambit 2 is the perfect GPS watch for triathletes, runners and outdoor adventure and its on sale now at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Ambit 2 well built, durable, reliable, very easy to use and just does everything well," says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart Rate Watch Company. He adds, "It was one of my very favorite watches in testing this...

NASA IceBridge Wraps Up Arctic Field Campaign
2014-05-29 03:43:26

By George Hale, NASA Starting With Sea Ice IceBridge's campaign began on Mar. 10 when NASA's P-3 research aircraft left Wallops for Thule. For the first part of the campaign, researchers studied Arctic sea ice from Thule and Fairbanks, Alaska. Early in each campaign IceBridge spends a week in Alaska to survey sea ice north of Alaska. In addition, researchers study sea ice conditions across the entire Arctic Basin traveling from Thule to Fairbanks and back. IceBridge's sea ice...


Latest Geography Reference Libraries

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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