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Intense Rainfall In The Ebro Basin Is Becoming Less Frequent
2013-02-05 11:25:23

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers from CSIC's Aula Dei Experimental Station in Zaragoza, Spain have confirmed that the frequency of intense rainfall has been decreasing in the Ebro basin since 1955. Despite what it may seem, intense rain is becoming rarer in the Ebro basin according to two studies carried out by Spanish researchers from the Department of Soil and Water of CSIC's Aula Dei Experimental Station in Zaragoza. Their results have been published...

2012-07-05 10:43:48

A study by researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad de Zaragoza has determined that when deciding whether to cooperate with others, people do not act thinking in their own reward, as had been previously believed, but rather individuals are more influenced by their own mood at the time and by the number of individuals with whom they have cooperated before. In addition to previous studies, this research is also based on an experiment carried out by the Institute for...

2012-01-02 11:49:45

A total of 1,303 high school students in Aragon have participated in an online scientific-social experiment to determine the problems and conflicts arising from cooperation in present day society. This experiment, organized by the Instituto Biocomputación y Física de Sistemas Complejos (The Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems) (BIFI) at the Universidad de Zaragoza, together with the Fundación Ibercivis and Universidad Carlos III de...

2010-03-09 07:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ZARAGOZA, Spain, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Guidewire Group, the world's leading analyst firm focused exclusively on startups and emerging markets, kicked off its Innovate!2010 global competition to identify the world's top 100 technology startups last week with a regional 'Pitch Slam' event in Zaragoza, Spain. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100309/LA67356LOGO) Co-hosted by the City of Zaragoza, the Innovate!2010 Pitch Slam in Zaragoza was the first in a...

2008-07-18 09:01:06

By Adam Ashton, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Jul. 18--Modesto City Councilman Brad Hawn just might balance his carbon footprint this fall when the switch flips on a massive rooftop solar project at a General Motors factory in Zaragoza, Spain. Sure, Hawn burned plenty of fossil fuels flying to the plant a dozen times in the past year. But he's one of the engineers who designed a system that will generate 12 megawatts of power from 85,000 solar panels, enough energy to power 4,575 Spanish...

2008-07-13 15:00:16

According to Oman News: The turn out for the Sultanate's pavilion at 'Water and Sustainable Development' International Exhibition 2008, hosted by Zaragoza in Spain with participation from 100 countries has been distinguished. 105,000 visitors to the Sultanate's pavilion during the three weeks after inauguration expressed their satisfaction with the displayed items which represent that Omani environment and cast light on sustainable development of water resources, as well as, highlighting the...

2008-07-09 09:00:54

General Motors has announced that it is adding a rooftop solar photovoltaic power installation to its car assembly plant located in Figueruelas, in the Spanish city of Zaragoza. The solar installation will cover about two million square feet of roof at the Zaragoza plant and will comprise of about 85,000 solar panels when the project is completed in fall 2008. The company claims that, when fully operational, the Zaragoza solar installation will generate about 12MW of power at its highest...

2008-07-02 06:00:47

By Ormad, M P Ratia, J S; Rodriguez, L; Ovelleiro, J L ABSTRACT: The evolution over time of the levels and distribution of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) in water, surface sediments, and fish from the River Cinca (Spain), a tributary of the River Ebro, during the period 1999 to 2004, was investigated by means of gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry. The sampling site corresponded to a point downstream from Monzon, a heavily industrialized town with drainage into the...


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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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