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Odd "Sombrero" Uplift Observed In Andean Mountains Due To Magma Chamber
2012-10-12 15:10:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Geophysicists at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have identified a unique phenomenon in Altiplano-Puna plateau, located in the central Andes near the borders of Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Magma underneath the Earth´s crust is forcing the ground up in one spot, and at the same time sinking the ground around it. The result is something the researchers have described as the “sombrero uplift,” after the...

2012-03-08 00:57:47

Drought events are largely unknown in Earth's history, because reconstruction of ancient hydrological conditions remains difficult due to lack of proxy. New GEOLOGY research supported by China´s NNSF and MS&T uses a microbial lipid proxy of highly alkaline conditions to identify enhanced aridity in Miocene sediments on the Tibetan Plateau. This enhanced aridity is associated with significant uplift of the Tibetan Plateau nine million years ago. According to the study's lead...

2011-06-29 08:10:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), the global leader in business execution software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plateau Systems, the leading learning management system (LMS) and Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) provider. Watch this video to learn more: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFS_vFedfjA "We have seen tremendous, four times bigger than expected, immediate deal interest from existing and new customers since...

2011-04-26 15:29:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), the global leader in business execution cloud-based SaaS software, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Plateau, the leading learning management system (LMS), a Next Generation Portal technology, and CaaS- Content as a Service. This acquisition forms a symbiotic combination with SuccessFactors' acquisition of social video mobile learning provider Jambok. Customers will now have the...

2009-10-26 07:20:00

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Plateau and K Alliance, two educational forces in the IT community, recently cemented an association blending their individual strengths and technologies. This collaboration provides huge dividends to employees and corporations. The core potency of Plateau lies in their Talent Management Suite, combining the career proficiencies of Learning Management, Performance Management, Compensation Management and Career & Succession Planning. The K Alliance...

2009-08-04 09:17:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- An epic software battle will be fought at Human Resource Executive(R) magazine's 12th Annual HR Technology(R) Conference & Exposition September 30 through October 2, 2009 at McCormick Place, Chicago. During the Second Annual Talent Management Shootout, software giants SAP (NYSE: SAP) and Lawson (Nasdaq: LWSN) will take on smaller rivals Salary.com (Nasdaq: SLRY) and Plateau, which have long contended that their applications are functionally better and...

2009-07-02 08:13:00

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CONTECH Construction Products Inc. announced today that it had acquired certain assets of the Plateau Pipe Company headquartered in Cookeville, Tennessee. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090702/CL41473LOGO) The Plateau Pipe Company is a manufacturer of corrugated metal pipe with customers in Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina. CONTECH will continue to utilize its Cookeville facility as a...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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