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Deforestation Not a New Problem According To Ancient Maya Studies
2012-08-22 15:36:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ancient Maya culture flourished for more than six centuries with more than a hundred city-states scattered across southern Mexico and northern Central America. In A.D. 695, the Maya empire started its slow collapse with the fall of several Guatemalan cities. Scientists have long thought drought played a part in this collapse, but some recent studies add twists to this long held theory. A research team led by Benjamin Cook,...

Very Heavy Rainfall Within Tropical Storm Ernesto Seen By NASA
2012-08-10 07:41:21

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite, known as TRMM can measure the rate rain is falling with a tropical cyclone from its orbit in space, and data from August 9 reveals areas of heavy rainfall in Tropical Storm Ernesto as it heads for a second landfall in Mexico. The TRMM satellite saw tropical storm Ernesto on August 9, 2012 at 0656 UTC (2:36 a.m. EDT) after it moved from the Yucatan Peninsula into the Gulf of Mexico. An analysis of TRMM Microwave Imager (TMI) and...

Tropical Storm Ernesto's Strongest Side Revealed By NASA Satellites
2012-08-08 07:51:44

Satellite data helps forecasters see where the strongest part of a tropical cyclone is located, and NASA's Aqua satellite noticed Ernesto's strongest storms were on the eastern side yesterday. Today, strong storms surround Ernesto's center. A visible image of Tropical Storm Ernesto approaching Central America was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies onboard NASA's Aqua satellite. In an image captured on August 6, 2012 at 1840 UTC (2:40...

Image 1 - NASA Sees A More Powerful Hurricane Rina, Warnings Up In Mexico
2011-10-25 14:14:52

Hurricane warnings are in effect in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and visible and infrared satellite imagery from NASA continues to show Hurricane Rina getting stronger. Rina is now a category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale. The Mexican government issued a hurricane warning for the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula from north of Punta Gruesa to Cancun. From Chetumal to Punta Gruesa a tropical storm warning is in effect. As NASA's Terra satellite passed over Hurricane...

2011-07-01 08:00:00

Cultural tourism predicted to increase to about 35 percent of Mexico's total tourism revenue over the next eight years MEXICO CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the launch of "Mundo Maya 2012" (Mayan World 2012), a program to increase tourism and promote the Mayan Culture Legacy in Mexico through 2012. "Today we are the 10th power for tourism in the world, and we are working hard to be in the top five," Calderon said at the...

2011-02-24 09:51:00

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Daly, Charles Howell III and Boo Weekly are just a few of the names that will be participating in this year's Mayakoba Golf Classic, being held at El Camaleon Golf Club at Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The Classic, which made history in 2007 by becoming the first PGA Tour event held outside of the United States, began Wednesday, February 23 with the Pro-Am competition. The first round of the tournament will start Thursday...

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2011-02-07 09:05:00

Illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, highway chemicals and other substances have polluted the large aquifer beneath the "Riviera Maya" in Mexico, researchers reported in Sunday's edition of the journal Environmental Pollution. Water-filled caves resting below the popular tourist destination in the Yucatan Peninsula have been contaminated, and the polluted water flows through those caverns and into the Caribbean Sea, according to a press release from United Nation's University (UNU)....

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2010-09-15 10:52:20

NASA's Aqua satellite captured the birth of Tropical Storm Karl on Sept. 14 as it passed overhead at 3:05 p.m. EDT in the Caribbean. This morning, Karl made landfall in the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. By 5 p.m. EDT on Sept. 14, System 92L intensified quickly in the western Caribbean and became the thirteenth tropical depression that quickly fired up into Tropical Storm Karl. NASA's Aqua satellite was flying overhead at 3:05 p.m. EDT and the Moderate Resolution Imaging...

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2010-06-28 11:03:37

NASA's infrared satellite imagery captured high, cold, strong thunderstorms within Tropical Storm Alex over the past weekend and they are still creating heavy rainfall. Alex's center is now moving out into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and departing the Yucatan Peninsula. Alex is moving into warm waters and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane in the next day. Today, June 28, a tropical storm warning is in effect for the coast of Belize and the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula of...


Latest Yucatan peninsula Reference Libraries

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2006-11-11 17:37:58

Brocket Deer are a group of deer species of the Mazama genus found in South America and the Yucatan Peninsula. They are small in size and dwell primarily in forests. They are similar to the Duiker species, but unrelated. There are seven known species of Brocket Deer, all of them closely related. Physical description The Mazama species are all similar in appearance, although the size may vary. They have small rounded bodies, ranging from 2.3 to 4.5 ft (70 to 140 cm) in length, and...

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2005-06-02 11:22:49

The Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata) is a large bird around measuring 70-90 cm long and weighing from 3 kg (female) to 4 kg (male). In the past, it has sometimes been treated in a genus of its own (Agriocharis ocellata) but the differences between this species and Meleagris gallopavo are too small to justify generic segregation. More colorful than its northern relative the Wild Turkey, this species has a much more restricted distribution and is only found in the subtropical lowlands...

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