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2015-04-10 12:28:47

What’s causing these strange and disruptive weather patterns in the US recently? One climate scientist tells us to blame the Blob, a huge patch of warm water off the West Coast.

2015-04-02 23:08:40

Lowe Profero, the digital arm of Lowe and Partners, is strengthening its global presence with the opening of its first West Coast office in San Francisco, and the expansion of its Asian network

2015-03-31 23:16:38

Lighthouse Information Systems to offer M&A Integration Services including pre-deal due diligence and post-deal integration Campbell, California (PRWEB)

2015-03-31 16:28:59

The marketing agency continues a string of expansions across the US LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Award-winning experiential marketing agency

2015-03-11 23:19:02

Tuesday, WebiMax officially expanded their operations to the west coast with the opening of their new San Francisco California office headed

2015-03-11 08:26:13

Co-Founder of Popdust to Oversee Verve's Growing Demand in US Western Markets NEW YORK, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-02-11 12:29:14

Impact Will Be Felt Throughout 2015 Across All Industries FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb.

2015-01-28 23:03:52

Managed data and discovery services provider expands footprint and adds complete legal scanning services to better serve the demand from the San Diego legal community Rochester,

2015-01-12 08:29:06

Leading Philanthropy Advisor to Open San Francisco Office SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2014-12-31 23:04:12

Pioneer Millworks team of reclaimed wood design experts continues to grow with the addition of Carolyn Bailey in the Rocky Mountain region and Elise Jackman on the West Coast. Portland,


Latest West Coast Reference Libraries

The California Current
2012-07-17 13:37:35

The California current runs north to south along the West Coast of the United States. This current has huge impacts on the weather along the west coast. Along California this current is responsible for extensive Marine Fog layers every day during the summer, especially when the land is warmer than the waters along the coast. Also in the California area this current keeps the coastal cities cooler such as San Diego. In the Northwest along the coast of Seattle this current is responsible for...

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2009-04-28 15:44:30

Brodiaea coronaria or Crown Brodiaea is indigenous to the west coast of North America growing in mountains and prairies. Blooming perennially this herb sprouts from a corm and produces tall flowers reaching nearly 10 inches in height with small stems bearing blooms that are similar to lilies. Each tubular flower opens into a corolla of six lobes each just over one inch in length boast a bright purple coloring along with three centrally located stamens and satminodes.

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2006-02-21 16:25:08

The Peruvian Pelican (Pelecanus thagus) is a member of the pelican family which lives on the west coast of South America, from Lobos de Tierra Island in Peru to Pupuya Islet in Chile. These birds are dark in color with a white stripe from the top of the bill, up to the crown and down the sides of the neck. Also, they have tufted feathers on the top of their heads. The main breeding season occurs from September to March. Females usually lay two or three eggs which are incubated for...

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2006-02-21 06:14:22

The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large sparrow and the sole member of the genus Passerella. Adults of this bird are heavily spotted and streaked underneath. In eastern and northern birds, the upper parts, wings, rump and tail are rusty and the underparts are white with streaks rusty to dark brown. Western birds have dark brown upperparts and dark brown streaks underneath. In some regions, western birds may have grey on the head and back. Their breeding habitat is wooded areas...

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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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