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2010-11-10 15:56:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) (the "Company") announced plans to release its third quarter 2010 results before market on Monday, November 15, 2010. That same day, at 10:00 AM ET (7:00 AM PT), a conference call and webcast will be held to review the results; the call will be broadcast live over the Internet at the Company's website, www.terranovaroyalty.com. Web participants are encouraged to go to the website at least 15...

2010-11-09 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) ("Terra Nova") is pleased to announce the expiry of its offer to acquire all of the class A common shares of Mass Financial Corp. ("Mass") (Vienna Stock Exchange symbol: MASS) (OTC Pink Sheets: MFCAF) through a wholly-owned subsidiary (the "Offer"). The preliminary tabulation received by Terra Nova from the depository for the Offer indicates that, as of the expiry of the Offer, the number of Mass...

2010-11-04 18:09:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) ("Terra Nova") is pleased to provide the following update respecting its offer to acquire all of the shares of Mass Financial Corp. ("Mass") (Vienna Stock Exchange symbol: MASS) (Pink Sheets: MFCAF) through a wholly-owned subsidiary (the "Offer"). Terra Nova has received authorization from the New York Stock Exchange to list the shares to be issued pursuant to the Offer and previously on November 1,...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) ("Terra Nova") is pleased to announce that, further to its press release dated September 27, 2010 respecting the proposed acquisition of Mass Financial Corp. ("Mass") (Vienna Stock Exchange symbol: MASS) (Pink Sheets: MFCAF) by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Terra Nova (the "Transaction"), it has received the approval of its shareholders respecting the issuance of Terra Nova's common shares in...

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2010-10-06 13:09:07

A unique partnership between NASA and agencies in Africa and Europe has sent more than 30 terabytes of free Earth science satellite data to South African researchers to support sustainable development and environmental applications in Africa. The data from one of the instruments on NASA's Terra satellite provide observations of Africa's surface and atmosphere, including vegetation structure, airborne pollution particles, cloud heights and winds. Transfer of these data to a distribution center...

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2010-09-23 13:45:58

In many developing countries, the absence of surface-based air pollution sensors makes it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to get even a rough estimate of the abundance of a subcategory of airborne particles that epidemiologists suspect contributes to millions of premature deaths each year. The problematic particles, called fine particulate matter (PM2.5), are 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter, about a tenth the fraction of human hair. These small particles can get past the body's...

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2010-09-20 21:33:13

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS, is an instrument that flies on NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites and provides incredible views of tropical cyclones like Hurricane Igor, from its vantage point in space. Imagery from the MODIS instruments on these two satellites captured from Sept. 18 to 20 showed that powerful Hurricane Igor in the Atlantic Ocean is morphing from a rounded storm to more of a comma-shaped storm.The MODIS instrument on NASA's Terra satellite captured a...

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2010-09-09 06:35:00

In the midst of a difficult fire season in many parts of the world, the United Nations' (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization has launched a new online fire detection system that will help firefighters and natural hazards managers improve response time and resource management. The Global Fire Information Management System (GFIMS) delivers fire data from an imaging sensor aboard NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites to generate daily fire maps and images through a freely accessible Web interface....

2010-09-09 01:21:43

Armed with a decade's worth of satellite data, University of Illinois atmospheric scientists have documented some surprising trends in aerosol pollution concentration, distribution and composition over the Indian subcontinent. In addition to environmental impact, aerosol pollution, or tiny particles suspended in the air, can be detrimental to human health by causing a range of respiratory problems. Aerosols can come from natural sources, such as dust and pollen carried on the wind, but the...

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2010-09-02 18:00:00

NASA's Terra satellite captured the changing Tropical Storm Kompasu over Korea and China very early today, as it makes its way east to northern Japan. It is becoming extratropical. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Kompasu at 02:15 UTC on Sept. 2 (10:15 p.m. EDT Sept. 1) as it was moving over Korea and China. The storm appeared disorganized as there was no visible center of circulation....


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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