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2014-01-29 13:23:33

Air pollution in China has exhibited noticeable changes over the past 30 years, shifting from point-source pollution (around factories and industrial plants) in the 1980s to urban pollution in the 1990s. Since the start of this century, air pollution has become increasingly regional and more complex. Recent research has indicated that the cooperative transition of SO2 and NOx into secondary aerosols (sulfate and nitrate) played a critical role in the haze pollution episode in China in January...

2014-01-07 08:38:10

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon(®)(NYSE:GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Visibility Fabric(TM) architecture, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2013 after the market closes on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. The company will host a conference call and live webcast for analysts and investors at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on that day. The news release with the financial...

New Star Counting App Asks Citizen Scientists To Map The Skies
2013-12-20 15:46:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online German researchers are asking citizen scientists to use an app to help them count the stars in their city to see how light pollution affects what shows up in the night sky. Scientists developed the “Loss of the Night" app to measure how the brightness of the sky changes over time, as lighting technologies change. The app has been expanded to support 11 languages to gather data from as many regions as possible. “Since the app...

2013-11-20 23:22:38

Life Sciences finance executives gather in Philadelphia to tackle the challenges and complexities of gross-to-net Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN), a leading revenue management solutions provider to the life science and technology industries, will present today at CBI’s 3rd Annual Gross-to-Net Accounting & Accruals conference, currently running in Philadelphia. This year’s conference is the go-to forum on the latest forecasting, accounting, and...

2013-11-19 23:02:01

CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced today that The Dessy Group has chosen BlueCherry® Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Microsoft Dynamics SL to replace their current system and help manage their rapidly growing business. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced today that The Dessy Group has chosen BlueCherry® Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Microsoft Dynamics SL to replace...


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Surface Map Weather Feature
2012-07-23 11:15:04

The above map identifies the visibility throughout the United States. We as meteorologist use surface visibility charts to help identify where certain features are possibly at. If we look at the red circle near San Diego we can see that it says ¼ visibility meaning that they are experiencing Fog at their weather station, which can lead to many problems from traffic on the roads and also the shipping lanes of the ocean. The second is the 3 and 7 in Central Nebraska. Here we are looking...

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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2009-07-06 16:36:49

Mist is a phenomenon that consists of small droplets of water suspended in air. Mist occurs as part of a natural weather event or from volcanic activity. Mist is most common in cold air above warm water. Mist also occurs when air is exhaled in cold temperatures or when steam is formed in a sauna. Aerosol cans can create artificial mist if the humidity levels are just right. The one difference between mist and fog is visibility. If visibility is less than 0.62 miles (1 kilometer), the...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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