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2011-04-14 11:03:21

Choosing optimal growing locations limits algal biofuel’s water use.

2011-04-07 05:00:00

CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd.

2011-03-14 09:35:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive leasing in the United States in 2010 represented nearly 19 percent of overall vehicle transactions, according to Polk.

2011-03-08 10:31:00

CHEYENNE, Wyo., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd.

2011-02-28 09:30:00

Conservation and fishing groups are calling on the federal government to improve outdated laws and prevent the next invasion WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-02-20 21:50:51

A panel of scientists speaking today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) unveiled new research and models demonstrating how climate change could increase exposure and risk of human illness originating from ocean, coastal and Great Lakes ecosystems, with some studies projecting impacts to be felt within 30 years.

2011-02-15 17:34:00

Coalition Asks U.S. Representatives to Prevent Economic Devastation in the Great Lakes CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A vote on Amendment No. 24 to House Resolution 1, put forward by Michigan Representative Dave Camp, will take place tomorrow in the U.S. House of Representatives.

2011-01-22 08:53:57

Researchers from Upstate New York institutions, including the University at Buffalo, have documented elevated levels of two industrial pollutants in carp in eastern Lake Erie, adding to the body of scientific work demonstrating the lasting environmental effects of human activity and waste disposal on the Great Lakes.

2011-01-10 11:32:00

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd.


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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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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
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