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2011-06-30 12:30:00

Funding Supports Short-Term Continuing and Emergent Observations and Sampling of the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Gulf of Mexico RESTON, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) Research Board announced today that it has awarded 17 grants totaling $1.5 million to support the time-sensitive acquisition of critical samples and observations associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico. The...

2011-06-30 09:51:00

Coalition Members Say Report Verifies LightSquared Plan Defies Laws of Physics; Call for Company to Move Completely Out of Band Adjacent to GPS WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a report submitted today to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by an FCC-mandated technical working group on the potential for interference to Global Positioning Systems (GPS)by LightSquared's proposed broadband network, the "Coalition to Save Our GPS" issued the...

2011-06-30 05:35:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its new high-accuracy Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) compatible correction service. The Trimble® CenterPoint(TM) RTX(TM) correction service can offer 4 centimeter (1.5 inch) repeatable accuracy and will be available initially through Trimble's Agriculture Division. CenterPoint RTX is a GPS and GLONASS enabled correction service that covers approximately a 1.8 billion...

2011-06-27 14:25:00

Would Cause Harmful Interference for Millions of GPS Users WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LightSquared sought quick FCC action on its plans to deploy 40,000 ground stations and a tight deadline for conducting the industry's Technical Working Group study on the problem of interference with GPS signals. But LightSquared then asked for postponement of the deadline for completing the interference study and unilaterally -before either completion or submission of the...

2011-06-23 09:05:00

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, called on Congress to prohibit LightSquared from deploying their services in any way that interferes with the integrity of the nation's Global Positioning System (GPS). Any disruption of GPS services could significantly impact the nation's air traffic control system and delay the implementation of NextGen in the coming...

2011-06-22 10:02:00

3.3 Million U.S. Jobs and $96 Billion in Annual Direct Economic Benefits Are at Risk WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3.3 million U.S. jobs in agriculture and industries rely heavily on Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and the disruption of interference with GPS posed by LightSquared's planned deployment of 40,000 ground stations threatens direct economic costs of up to $96 billion to U.S. commercial GPS users and manufacturers, according to an...

2011-06-08 00:00:00

VIENNA, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF), led a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum on Europe and Central Asia in Vienna today discussing the collaboration required between the public and private sectors to design solutions that create a flexible and stable labor market in the region. Francoise Gri, ManpowerGroup President of France and Southern...

2011-04-25 08:34:00

Research Board Requests Proposals to Establish Consortia to Study Effects of Deepwater Horizon on the Gulf of Mexico WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) Research Board announced today the availability of a minimum of $37.5 million per year to establish four to eight Research Consortia to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon incident on the Gulf of Mexico. The research that will be conducted through these consortia will...

2011-04-22 10:09:00

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) Research Board will hold a press conference in The Holeman Lounge at The National Press Club in Washington, DC on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 9:00 AM. Speakers: Dr. Rita Colwell, Chairman, GRI Research Board Purpose: Announcement of the release of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Request for Proposals About the GRI Research Board: On September 29, 2010, BP and the Gulf of Mexico...

2011-04-01 06:00:00

BOSTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent events tied to corporate responsibility, ranging from large-scale environmental damages to consumer safety concerns, demand for information on corporate sustainability has been on the rise. The evidence is everywhere: To-date, over 360 shareholder resolutions relating to environmental, social, and governance concerns have been filed in 2011. Data from The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the world's most widely recognized...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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