May 11, 2021
  • 6:00 am The pattern of growth and translocation of photosynthate in a tundra moss, Polytrichum alpinum
  • 5:59 am Aspects of the biology of Antarctomysis maxima (Crustacea: Mysidacea)
  • 5:58 am Belemnite battlefields
  • 5:54 am Middle Jurassic air fall tuff in the sedimentary Latady Formation, eastern Ellsworth Land
  • 5:53 am Concentration, molecular weight distribution and neutral sugar composition of DOC in maritime Antarctic lakes of differing trophic status

first_imgzoom When MS Amsterdam departs Fort Lauderdale, Fla., January 5, 2015, the cruise will span 114 days and calls at 45 ports in 25 countries on six continents.MS Amsterdam in SydneyFollowing Amsterdam’s departure from Fort Lauderdale, the ship will take a westerly course from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean via a daylight transit of the Panama Canal.Once the ship reaches the South Pacific, the cruiser will make an overnight call at Papeete, French Polynesia.Amsterdam will explore six Polynesian islands before heading to New Zealand for an overnight call at Auckland.The cruiser then sails west along the southern coast of Australia after an overnight call at Sydney.Guests will also have extra time Down Under with overnights at Adelaide and Perth (Fremantle). The Australian port calls include Melbourne, Albany and Geraldton.The ship makes its way to Asia with an overnight call at Bali, Indonesia, before touching the island of Java.Singapore is the next overnight call, as well as the departure point for an overland tour to Cambodia and Angkor Wat.Amsterdam continues its northwesterly course with calls at Malaysia and Thailand before an overnight call at Thilawa (Rangoon), Myanmar.The ship visits Colombo, Sri Lanka, and Cochin, India, before overnight calls at Mumbai (Bombay), India, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Following calls in Oman, Egypt and Jordan, Amsterdam transits the Suez Canal on its way to the Mediterranean.Guests explore 13 ports in Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal, including an overnight call at Piraeus (Athens), Greece, before an Atlantic crossing and return to Fort Lauderdale.June 24, 2014; Image: Holland Americalast_img read more

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first_img Nova Scotians are invited to comment on a report released today,Dec. 2, on the province’s emergency response to Hurricane Juan. The report is a summary of the debriefing that took place at theEmergency Measures Organization(EMO) on Oct. 29, 2003. EMO holdsa debriefing after every major emergency to determine how theresponse was handled and identify areas of improvements. “I am very proud of the co-ordinated effort that responded to thehurricane, which I believe helped foster a sense of stability andoptimism among Nova Scotians,” said Ernest Fage, Ministerresponsible for the Emergency Measures Act. “No matter how good aresponse is, we can always learn from our experience. We haveheard from the agencies involved in the response and now we areasking Nova Scotians for their comments.” The report describes the overall response effort by focusing ontwo key topics: the breadth, scope, strengths and weaknesses ofthe emergency response effort; and the lessons learned as aresult of that effort. Recommendations centre around three mainareas: improved use of resources and people, improved operationalprotocols and improved communications. The summary report and the verbatim account of the debriefing canbe found on EMO’s website at http://www.gov.ns.ca/emo . Copies of thesummary report are available at all Access Nova Scotia Centresacross the province. Nova Scotians can comment on the emergency response by e-mail [email protected], by mail to Response to Hurricane Juan,P.O. Box 608, Halifax, NS, B3J 2R7, or by calling 424-7609 or 1-800-607-5565 before Dec. 31, 2003. Comments will be compiled and reported back to the ProvincialEmergency Activation Team. EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION–Report on Emergency Response toHurricane Juanlast_img read more

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