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Scientists Tracking Breakup Of Arctic Summer Sea Ice

Scientists Tracking Breakup Of Arctic Summer Sea Ice

By Hannah Hickey, University of Washington As sea ice begins to melt back toward its late September minimum, it is being watched as never before. Scientists have put sensors on and under ice in the Beaufort Sea for an unprecedented campaign to...

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2014-07-16 12:21:04

ALBANY, New York, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Polycarbonate Market for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Optical Media, Packaging and Other (Medical Implants and Tableware) Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global polycarbonate market was valued at USD 12.15 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 18.39 billion by 2019,...

2014-07-16 08:20:31

New Initiative Locates and Measures Seeping Methane, Highlights Unseen Climate Risk; Interactive Online Maps Will Help Utilities, Regulators Accelerate System Upgrades NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund today unveiled interactive online maps showing natural gas leaks beneath the streets of Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Leaks like these rarely pose an immediate safety threat, but the leaking natural gas - which is...

2014-07-15 16:22:38

Requests Review of the Monitoring and Mitigation Plan By Federal Agencies MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) today released a letter from United States Senator Dianne Feinstein detailing the Senator's inquiry about the proposed Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Project (Casa Diablo IV). The project could negatively impact the region's limited water supply. The project, owned by Ormat Technologies Inc., would pump 29,000 acre-feet...

2014-07-11 23:05:21

Gerald Pollack, PhD, discusses implications of Fourth Phase Water discoveries on life, health and the atmosphere with Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Recent research findings regarding Fourth Phase Water are altering the understanding of life, health, the atmosphere, and how water affects human bodies. That was the conclusion of the discoverer of Fourth Phase Water, Gerald Pollack, during an interview on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of...

2014-07-10 23:07:32

BLUEKAT screw compressors can also be used without limitation for all applications that depend on absolutely oil free compressed air. Powder Springs, GA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A large number of industrial applications depend on absolutely oil free compressed air. Up until now, either oil free screw compressors or expensive filtration devices have been used for this purpose, resulting in low efficiencies and high costs. The new BOGE BLUEKAT screw compressors with their integrated converter...

2014-07-09 23:07:51

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for sol-gel products was valued at $1.6 billion in 2013. This is estimated to grow to $1.7 billion in 2014 and $2.5 billion by 2019, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8% in the next five years. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, SOL-GEL PROCESSING OF CERAMICS AND GLASS, the global market for sol-gel products was valued at $1.6 billion...

2014-07-08 23:04:40

Polycarbonate (PC)-Western Europe are applied in Electrical & Electronics, Building & Construction, Optical Media and Automotive Materials. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/western-europe-polycarbonate-pc-7170029578.html (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Polycarbonate (PC) resin is one of the dominant engineering plastics, which is gaining an image of commodity plastic due to the rising consumption of the product. The PC market is driven by replacing the plastics that don't...

2014-07-08 08:33:24

-The company's water softening systems and replacement cartridges are now available at Utah region Ace Hardware locations- SALT LAKE CITY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NuvoH2O (http://www.nuvoh2o.com/) today announced that Utah region Ace Hardware stores now carry its water softening systems. Ace Hardware's Utah region is made up of locations in Utah, Nevada and Wyoming and was the number one Ace region in the U.S. in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140203/LA57109LOGO...

Climate Change Could Hinder Fish From Finding Their Friends
2014-07-01 03:09:02

Society for Experimental Biology Like humans, fish prefer to group with individuals with whom they are familiar, rather than strangers. This gives numerous benefits including higher growth and survival rates, greater defense against predators and faster social learning. However, high carbon dioxide levels, such as those anticipated by climate change models, may hinder the ability of fish to recognize one another and form groups with familiar individuals. Scientists at the ARC Centre of...

2014-06-26 12:23:34

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A once picturesque California street lined with businesses was left ravaged when a peaceful demonstration turned ugly. Street-level windows were smashed, requiring replacement. One of the affected businesses, a financial institution, wanted to replace its large, broken windows with a material offering high impact strength and resistance to vandalism. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121599 Makrolon(®) 15 polycarbonate sheet from...


Latest Optical materials Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:59:32

he mineral calcite is a calcium carbonate corresponding to the formula CaCO3 and is one of the most widely distributed minerals on the Earth's surface. It is a common constituent of sedimentary rocks, limestone in particular. It is also the primary mineral in metamorphic marble. It also occurs as a vein mineral in deposits from hot springs, and also occurs in caverns as stalactites and stalagmites. Calcite is often the primary constituent of the shells of marine organisms (e.g. plankton,...

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2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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