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2014-01-21 08:29:20

VIENNA, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vienna's tourism industry has just experienced its best year ever: 12.7 million visitor overnights, 3.7% more than in 2012, represent a new all-time high. In 2013 Vienna once again achieved a record with 12,719,000 visitor overnights - a result for the year that exceeds 2012's previous record by 3.7%. "The fact that we have been able to beat the accommodation record for Klimt Year 2012 is not only a reflection of Vienna's...

Idaho, Mars Canyons Share Similarities: Carved By Massive Megafloods
2014-01-17 09:15:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The shared geological features found in U-shaped bedrock canyons both in south-central Idaho and on the surface of Mars are likely the result of massive floods, according to research appearing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). California Institute of Technology (Caltech) geology professor Michael P. Lamb and his colleagues explain that while there have been other explanations for the formation...

2014-01-14 23:28:24

Learn why professionals are turning to online geographic information systems (GIS) programs to acquire the most sought after skills to help differentiate themselves from the masses to become a competitive force in this tight job market. Learn more about American Sentinel University’s online GIS programs at http://www.americansentinel.edu/information-technology/b-s-geographic-information-systems. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Professionals are finding that the job market demands...

2014-01-14 23:02:43

Heart rate monitors at the Heart Rate Watch Company come with a first-time customer discount of 11% as of January 12th, 2014. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Heart rate monitors can be had with an 11% first-time customer discount at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "All people have to do is use the coupon code - ftc - and, if they are not in our database as a previous customer, they will get an immediate 11% off on their purchase," says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart...

2014-01-13 16:26:39

DUBLIN, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lvdk88/precision_farming) has announced the addition of the "Global Precision Farming Market Report 2013 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lvdk88/precision_farming ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Precision farming is defined on the basis of technologies that enable efficient...

2014-01-13 12:27:23

South Sudanese Medical Students Escape War-Torn Country to Begin Studies in Grenada GRENADA, West Indies, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American leaders at the international St. George's University unveiled a collaborative program to allow 11 students from war-torn South Sudan to study medicine in Grenada, West Indies. St. George's University is offering free tuition, housing, and a special program to prepare the students for medical education and for their ultimate return to...

2014-01-10 08:26:34

- World 30 Sales Year-Over-Year Grow Over 15 Times in 2013 - DENVER, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies (TSX:IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions on-demand created from its uniform, high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface, today announced that its NEXTMap World 30 product surpassed sales of $1.2M in 2013, more than 15 times 2012 sales. World 30 is the world's first and only seamless digital map of the entire earth with a...

2014-01-09 23:27:15

Title Alliance of Maine has announced the appointment of Kristine Paolino Taylor, Esq. as President and Amy E. Devine as Operations of Manager. The company will open February 1. Media, PA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Title Alliance Ltd, a leading RESPA-compliant title joint venture leader, announced today that it has added Kristine Paolino Taylor Esq. as President and Amy E. Devine as Operations Manager of Title Alliance of Maine in Portland, Maine. Last month, Title Alliance announced the...

2014-01-08 23:21:10

New GIS Products and Consulting Services to Be Showcased Durango, CO (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Data West Utility Technologies knows that Utilities and Natural Resources companies have some very specialized needs for Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Typically these businesses must build / maintain a complete inventory of physical assets, plan for future growth, and solve problems via more meaningful, visual access to data. But finding the right team to do this can be difficult. To...

2014-01-08 23:20:12

Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A) brings sharable, interactive maps and imagery to remote warfighters and commanders with TerraGo’s GeoPDF software. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 TerraGo, a leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, announced today its selection by the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A) program for software that provides geospatial intelligence to remote warfighters, anywhere – even without network...


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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