Annual Summary of Weather Systems Affecting the Cayman Islands 2018

Annual Summary of Weather Systems Affecting the Cayman Islands 2018

Weather charts indicate that a cold front moved across the Cayman area on January 9th 2018. The system supported cloudiness and showers with an accumulation of 0.56 measured by the Cayman Islands National Weather Service at the Owen Roberts International Airport on January 9th 2018. Weather charts indicate that a cold front moved across the Cayman area o ...

Anguilla Overview

Anguilla Overview

Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory located in the northernmost portion of the Leeward Islands, in the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles. It covers 91 km2 and includes some nearby uninhabited small islands and cays. The government system is parliamentary according to the Westminster model. The Head of State, the monarchy of the United Kingdom, designates ...

The City of LAGHOUAT

The City of LAGHOUAT

LAGHOUAT est une ville d’Algérie située à 400 km au sud d’Alger à 750 m d’altitude. Elle contient le plus grand gisement de gaz naturel d’Afrique. Sa réserve est estimée à plusieurs milliards de mètres cubes. Depuis HASSI R’MEL, elle exporte le gaz via les gazoducs de Transmed et le Maghreb-Europe.

Provincial Development Plan, Baghlan

Provincial Development Plan, Baghlan

Geography Baghlan province is located north of the Kabul and surrounded by Bamian, Parwan, Takhar, Kunduz and Samangan provinces. It lies on the main route to the north and Northeastern regions of Afghanistan. The province covers an area of 20362 km2 . Nearly half of the province is mountaneous or semi mountainous terrain while one third of the area is m ...

Andorra Country Watch

Andorra Country Watch

Andorra has a one-of-a-kind political system, as it is a parliamentary coprincipality. This means that it has two Heads of State, the Bishop of Urgell and the President of the French Republic, who represent the people jointly and equally. This form of government has its origin in the Middle Ages, as documents from this era known as pareatges prove. In ad ...

Aqi Air Quality Index

Aqi Air Quality Index

Local air quality affects how you live and breathe. Like the weather, it can change from day to day or even hour to hour. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and your local air quality agency have been working to make information about outdoor air quality as easy to find and understand as weather forecasts. A key tool in this effort is the Air ...

Air Pollution Quick Quiz

Air Pollution Quick Quiz

1 Which statement about the Earth’s atmosphere is not true? A It originally had no oxygen in it. B Volcanoes can change the composition of the atmosphere. C The oxygen in the atmosphere was produced by volcanoes. D When algae evolved, they produced a gas that poisoned many other organisms. 2 Which of the following is not responsible for making rainwater ...

Hydraulics and Pneumatics — Difference and Confusion

Hydraulics and Pneumatics — Difference and Confusion

In the world of fluid power application, the difference between hydraulics and pneumatics are often comprehensively covered. These two kinds of power circuits are actually similar in a number of ways in that they both use a fluid to channel mechanical energy as well as in the executions, terminology, and components. Both systems likewise require a certai ...

A Study of the Air Pollution Index Reporting System

A Study of the Air Pollution Index Reporting System

The Air Pollution Index (API) Reporting System is an important tool of risk communication. It informs the public of the local level of ambient air pollution, and the potential health risk it would impose, particularly on vulnerable groups such as children, the elderly, and those with existing cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. People use the API to ...

CREATING Species-Rich Grassland

CREATING Species-Rich Grassland

Agriculturally improved grassland usually has high levels of nitrates and phosphates. These promote grass growth (and Dandelions) preventing the establishment of wild flowers which thrive on nutrient-poor soils. Reducing nutrients before sowing wildflower seed is therefore essential. There are several options:ep plough the grassland: the top soil with nu ...

Tributary Quick Quiz

Tributary Quick Quiz

1 What is digested food used for in our bodies? A to provide energy only B to provide energy and chemicals to make new substances C to provide oxygen D to provide carbon dioxide 2 What is the name of the process that releases energy in our bodies? A photosynthesis B excretion C reproduction D respiration 3 Living cells in the bodies of animals all produc ...

Limestone Quick Quiz

Limestone Quick Quiz

Compared to non-metals, metals are: A good conductors of heat, but not of electricity. B good conductors of electricity, but not of heat. C good conductors of both heat and electricity. D not good conductors. 2 Which of the following best explains why the periodic table is so useful? A It makes it easy to see all the elements. B It arranges the elements ...

Natural Resources Quiz

Natural Resources Quiz

1. Why are trees considered natural resources? a. They provide valuable shade that no other resource can provide. b. Humans use them to produce paper, lumber, fuel, and other products. c. They are an important source of firewood for campfires. d. They grow back after they're cut down. 2. Which of these is a factual statement about natural resources? a. S ...

Classification of Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Classification of Flammable and Combustible Liquids

FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS “Class I” FLAMMABLE LIQUID refers to any liquid having a flash point below 100°F and is subdivided into three classes with some examples listed below: Class IA Flash point below 73 F, boiling point below 100 F acetaldehyde ethyl chloride methyl ethyl ether collodion ethyl ether pentane chloroethane diethyl ethyl ether pentene ethylamine ...

All About Limestone

All About Limestone

Limestone is one of the most common types of rock found on the surface of the Earth. About 10% of the land surface of our planet is made of limestone or similar types of rock; while around 25% of the world’s population either live on or take their water from limestone. It is thought that 50% of all our oil and gas reserves are trapped in limestone buried ...

Rock Quick Quiz

Rock Quick Quiz

1 Which of these is an example of a sedimentary rock? A soil B limestone C gravel D tarmac 2 The grains of rock that form sedimentary rocks were formed by weathering and erosion. Which statement is correct? A Weathering breaks up the rocks, and erosion moves the bits away. B Erosion breaks up the rocks, and weathering moves the bits away. C Erosion is ca ...