Birth of an Ocean

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Scripps scientists explore the Gulf of California to uncover its rich geological history and new ocean crust emerging from the seafloor -- The Sea of Cortez, or Gulf of California as it is known in the United States, is rich in history, which began long before John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts' chronicled their seagoing accounts in 1940's Log from the Sea of Cortez. http://explorations.ucsd.edu/Features/2009/Birth_of_an_Ocean/

Seguimiento del cambio global en la Red de Parques Nacionales

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Seguimiento del cambio global en la Red de Parques Nacionales

Umbrales Ecológicos en Lagos Alpinos y Cambio Global en la Montaña

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Estudio sobre umbrales ecológicos y cambio global en alta montaña

Microphones and how to handle them

submitted by: jllebrun

Learn how to identify the type of mike you are given for your talk, and learn how to handle it to avoid volume changes and popping. Audibility is as important as slide legibility. Audibility is affected by microphone pick-up patterns, and microphone handling.

Scientists From Across the Globe Warn of Drastic Water Shortages

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In the Sierra Neveda, snowpack will shrink by 30 to 90 percent by the end of the century. On the other side of the planet, in the Himalayas, about 70 percent of glaciers are set to disappear. These changes are both caused by climate change and will lead to dramatic water shortages for hundreds of millions of people across the globe, scientists said during a press conference Wednesday at UC San Diego. http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/thisweek/2009/05/11_icemelt.asp

Choose and Handle Presentation Remotes

submitted by: jllebrun

Presentation remotes are both a blessing and a curse, depending on how easy they are to use and how familiar we are with them. They do free us from having to constantly stand by the keyboard, but misusing them turns off the audience. Strengths and weaknesses of four models are reviewed and advice for handling them is given.