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2012-06-19 23:00:14

CATHALAC has developed a first of its kind tool for the prediction of landslide hazards in Mesoamerica, in order to provide the region with much needed early warning capacities. The tool utilizes a range of earth observation data inputs, including data from weather forecast models. It is hoped that widespread use of the tool will lead to minimization of the loss of life and property. Panama City, Panama (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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