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Image 1 - Ozone Depletion A Bigger Deal Down Under
2011-10-21 07:20:11

The Earth's thinning ozone layer is synonymous with a singing and dancing seagull named Sid -- at least it is in New Zealand and Australia. "This time of year there is a huge push to 'Slip, Slop, Slap,´" says Hamish Talbot, a native New Zealander. These publicly funded commercials implore people to "slip" on a t-shirt, "slop" on some sunscreen and "slap" on a hat. All this protection is necessary because New Zealand's location in the Southern Hemisphere puts it very close to the...

New Data Shows Antarctic Ozone Hole Still Remains
2011-10-20 13:06:41

[ Watch the Video ] The Antarctic ozone hole, which yawns wide every Southern Hemisphere spring, reached its annual peak on Sept. 12. It stretched to 10.05 million square miles, the ninth largest ozone hole on record. Above the South Pole, the ozone hole reached its deepest point of the season on Oct. 9, tying this year for the 10th lowest in this 26-year record. NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) use balloon-borne instruments, ground-based instruments...

2011-08-02 07:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbus Data Systems, Inc., the provider of award-winning intelligent solid state storage systems for next-generation datacenters, today announced that eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, has deployed more than 100 terabytes of Nimbus S-Class flash memory to power its VMware virtual server infrastructure. The scale of the Nimbus deployment at eBay, which started with one system and expanded to 12 systems in less than one year, makes it...

2011-08-02 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbus Data Systems, Inc., the provider of award-winning intelligent solid state storage systems for next-generation datacenters, today announced the general availability of its second generation S-Class series of flash memory storage systems. The new line, which retains the S-Class designation, is three times faster than the original launched in 2010. In addition, the new S-Class adds support for Fibre Channel and Infiniband networking...

2011-06-01 11:47:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbus Data Systems, Inc. announced today that its S-class enterprise solid state storage platform was selected by OG Systems as the network storage foundation to support STORMS (SITE Task Order Management System), a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) web infrastructure portal that provides worldwide access to DIA's SITE Program Office operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/LA33688LOGO) STORMS utilizes the latest in...

2011-05-23 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbus Data Systems, Inc. will demonstrate its Sustainable Storage(TM) technology, including its S-class enterprise flash systems, at Citrix Synergy 2011 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco May 25-27 in booth No. 505. Delivering breakthrough storage performance and efficiency for enterprise-wide server and desktop virtualization, Nimbus S-class enterprise flash systems meet the rigorous storage requirements of virtualization...

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Cumulus-nimbus Clouds
2014-01-11 00:00:00

The image above shows a Cumulus-nimbus cloud that has an anvil top to it. The reason that can be identified is that the cirrus is in place above the center of the storm. The image below does not have an anvil top yet. The anvil top forms on CB clouds after they reach the height in the atmosphere where they begin to feel the upper level winds becoming too strong for them to continue development vertically. The storm on the right has not felt the upper level winds yet, that is why it lacks the...

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