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2014-04-08 23:28:01

The two-day event is slated for May 7 and 8. Manufacturers of precision machined parts from western Pennsylvania, western New York and West Virginia are invited to see live cutting demonstrations on CNC machine tools from Okuma, Tsugami, Hardinge, Bridgeport and GROB as well as CNC grinders from Chevalier and Kellenberger. Windsor, Connecticut (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Morris Great Lakes, a division of Morris Group, Inc., will hold an Open House and Technology Show at its new Cranberry...

2014-03-27 16:21:37

OTTAWA, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) is extremely pleased that the Government of Canada is responding to the need for additional icebreaking support on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway. With another icebreaker, key cargo such as wheat, will move to market quicker. "This is an important move by the Canadian Government to support the Canadian short sea shipping industry on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway," said Robert...

2014-03-18 04:20:10

OTTAWA, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway facing the thickest and broadest ice cover in years, the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) is extremely concerned that Canada's ice-breakers will not be able to create and maintain the routes needed to move key cargo to Canadian and American industries. The Canadian Coast Guard is doing its utmost to work with resources across a large geographical area subject to heavy ice, but this situation is...

2014-03-04 23:26:45

Following the success of the initial batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics and Management (PGP-BA) offered jointly by Jigsaw Academy and Great Lakes at their campus in Gurgaon, the course will now be offered at the Great Lakes campus in Chennai as well. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Following the success of the first batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics (PGP-BA) in Gurgaon, Jigsaw Academy a premier online analytics training institute,...

2014-02-27 18:37:30

Reducing the size of the Lake Erie "dead zone" to acceptable levels will require cutting nutrient pollution nearly in half in coming decades, at a time when climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult. That's one of the main conclusions of a comprehensive new study that documents recent trends in Lake Erie's health. It offers science-based guidance to policymakers seeking to reduce the size of toxic algae blooms and oxygen-starved regions called hypoxic zones, or dead...

2014-02-21 23:01:03

Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series schedules triathlon races for June and October. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series has scheduled two triathlons for 2014. The Lake Erie Race will be held June 7 at Geneva State Park in Ohio and the Lake Ontario race will be held Oct. 4 at Camp Kenan in Barker, N.Y. This will be the third season for the Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series. The new season will begin on June 7 at Geneva State Park as the...

2014-01-24 12:21:10

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U. S. Steel Canada, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), today announced several management appointments effective Feb. 1, 2014. Anton Jura, who currently serves as president and general manager of U. S. Steel Canada, will assume a position within the company's North American flat-rolled operations in the United States as it continues its business transformation efforts. Michael A. McQuade, who currently serves as...

2014-01-22 11:37:41

The recent Arctic blast that gripped much of the nation will likely contribute to a healthy rise in Great Lakes water levels in 2014, new research shows. But the processes responsible for that welcome outcome are not as simple and straightforward as you might think. Yes, extreme winter cold increases ice cover on the Great Lakes, which in turn reduces evaporation by preventing water vapor from escaping into the air. But this simplistic view of winter ice as a mere "cap" on Great Lakes...

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2014-01-17 03:30:24

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Weather Forecast for January 17, 2014 11AM: Low pressure moving through the Great Lakes will bring some light snowfall and increasing winds to the region. High pressure will dominate the weather from the Gulf Coast to the Southwest. A secondary high pressure will dominate the Western US with partly cloudy skies. 11PM: Another clipper system will slide into the Northern Plains this evening bringing another round of wind and snow to the region. High...

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2014-01-16 03:30:51

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Weather Forecast for January 16, 2014 11AM: Low pressure moving through the Great Lakes will bring snow showers to the region. Strong winds on the backside of the cold front will make for another blizzard-like day over the Plains with winds gusting to near 65mph. Strong winds will extend across most of the Plains from North Dakota to Northern Oklahoma. High pressure will bring partly cloudy skies and mild weather to the Western US. 11PM: Low...


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The Great Lakes And Their Impact On The Weather
2012-07-23 08:58:48

The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....

A Warm Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 16:42:53

If you look at our weather map above you see a warm front extending from Iowa into the Great Lakes region. What a warm front does is separate warm air from cool air. On the north side of the front the temps will be about 15-20 degrees cooler than on the south side of the front. The warm front is depicted on a weather map as having red half circles. The reason for using half circles it to show that advancing of the warm air from the south. Winds ahead of the warm front are from the...

2012-06-14 12:07:52

Symbol: PRPUP Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CEPU8 Cerasus pumila (L.) Michx. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NY, OH, PA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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2009-01-13 20:29:03

The Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis) is a species of bullhead catfish. Their range extends throughout the central and eastern US from central Texas north into North Dakota and east through the Great Lakes region to the coast. Its habitat includes pools, backwaters, and sluggish current over soft or mildly rocky substrate in creeks, small to larger rivers, and shallow portions of lakes and ponds. Yellow Bullheads are typically yellow-olive to slate-black on the back and sometimes mottled...

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