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NASA Scientists Use GPS To Find Sierra Water Weight
2014-05-11 03:18:48

Carol Rasmussen, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory For the first time, NASA scientists have used GPS to find the total weight of winter snowpack and soil moisture in California's Sierra Nevada. The new results complement other satellite measurements and could provide a reality check for computer models used to estimate the state's water and snowpack. A team led by Donald Argus of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., studied data from 1,069 GPS research sites in...

2014-05-12 08:21:49

DUBLIN, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dzdwcs/light_weapons) has announced the addition of the "Light Weapons Market by Product, Technology, Platform & Geography - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global light weapons market research report includes the MANPAD (man-portable air-defence systems), ATGW (anti-tank guided weapons), and...

2014-05-11 23:03:01

Security and Surveillance Radar Market report provides detailed analysis of the market for military and commercial security and surveillance radar during the period 2014-2019. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/security-surveillance-radar-market-35330984.html (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 According to the new market research report "Security and Surveillance Radar Market (Land Systems, Airborne Systems, and Naval Systems) - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2020",...

2014-05-08 08:33:31

Latest release includes new features, including enhanced multi-level system security and utilization of real-time GPS to send driving directions and maps directly to master consoles and smart phones BOLINGBROOK, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thuh Company, in conjunction with Breton SmarTek, Inc., is proud to announce the next release of the innovative FIREQ-RVS Rapid Response Verification Service that has revolutionized rapid response and management for firefighters. FIREQ-RVS is a...

2014-05-05 08:31:37

Shipping now FRANKLIN, Ind., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Agri-Tronix Corporation is now shipping their GPS speed sensor that works with all agricultural monitors that require a square wave input to calculate speed and distance. The speed sensor provides the industry standard output of 46.56 Hz/mph and has a speed range of .5 mph to over 100 mph in .1 mph increments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140502/83870) A test feature is built into each sensor that...

2014-05-02 23:03:39

Popular Event Returns for 17th Consecutive Year Ocean Isle Beach, NC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Buoyed by the success of previous events, TheGPSStore.com, one of the Internet's largest retailers of GPS devices and marine electronics, is holding its 17th Anniversary Super Sale to kick off the season in style. This six-day extravaganza will run from May 4 through May 10, 2014, and although predominantly an online event, The GPS Store will feature extended hours at its retail shop/showroom...

2014-05-02 08:21:30

DUBLIN, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8lxfpj/small_arms_market) has announced the addition of the "Small Arms Market (Pistols, Rifles, Sub Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and Light Machine Guns), by Application, Region & Country - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The international trade in small arms is diverse, vigorous, and creating an...

2014-05-01 23:15:37

Conference will highlight history and future of ‘Getting from Here to There’. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access will host a free online education conference for teachers and students, May 14. The conference offers four sessions on the evolution of navigation throughout the centuries and navigation’s potential impact on global trends. The sessions bring together curators, educators, and field specialists from the Smithsonian’s National Air...

Genetics Sat-Nav Tool Helps You Track Ancestry Even Farther
2014-05-01 09:48:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While previous genetic research efforts have been able to identify a person’s ancestral origins within around 430 miles, a new system devised at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom can zero in on a person’s origin down to a particular village or island. According to a new report in the journal Nature Communications, the Sheffield researchers were able to develop a system called Geographic Population Structure (GPS)...

2014-04-30 16:21:46

Open systems modernization increases flexibility, bolsters cybersecurity, reduces costs and advances capabilities for joint and coalition operations MCLEAN, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded $53 million to continue modernizing and sustaining the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) command and control (C2) system used to plan, execute and manage joint and multinational military operations. The award is an option exercised on the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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