Samara is the reproductive organ (seed) for many tree species in the arid land of northwestern China. It is ecologically important in population development due to its dispersal function. However, information on its photosynthesis and effect of environmental stresses on its photosynthesis is still very limited. In the present study, comparative responses of photosystem II (PSII) activity in samara and leaf of Siberian maple to short-term chilling/freezing and subsequent recovery potential were...
The "Architect's house" in Hellebæk, Denmark, fifty kilometres north of Copenhagen, was built in 1953 on the designs of the great architect, Jørn Utzon, aimed to be his own home in one of his most loved areas of his country. Small, yet spacious, this dwelling is hidden in the green Danish forests not far away from the place he grew up and loved so much. This house was built at the commencement of Utzon's career with limited funds: The story goes that Utzon......
Nestle Marketing Formula During the financial crisis many organizations had their obligations for demonstrating the social responsibility without making any negative impact on the profitability of the firm. Since the last 40 years, many laws, codes and guidelines have been set up and enacted on for showing how a social responsibility could be applicable with ethically making profit i.e. without any harm to society in any way. But there are many problems in those codes, guidelines and laws. One...
DEVELOPMENT OF A GIS WITHIN A WATER COMPANY Introduction Geographic information systems (GIS) confirm every day, and with increasing popularity, that they are some essential tools for storing, managing, processing and mapping a large amount of georeferenced data, which related to a database shape a given geographical space. The increasingly widespread use of personal computers, along with a greater choice by software manufacturers allow an item, previously limited to powerful computers, can...
     The Duver coast, next to the village of St Helens on the Isle of Wight, has been chosen by developers as a suitable area for a number of different projects, which include a bar/restaurant/shop site and a hotel as well as a marina and corresponding office. All of these proposed developments rely heavily on tourism and so this feasibility study will focus on the likelihood of financial success, as well as the impact on the local community, the effect on the...
Many of Frank Gehry's early works reflect a refined manipulation of shapes and structures, whereby many of his buildings present distorted shapes or apparent structures. From the Guggenheim museum to the Walt Disney concert hall, Frank Gehry's architecture is close to none. He cleverly plays with shapes and geometries. In this essay, I shall start with a brief analysis of Gehry's house and the influences in the design of the house. I shall then analyze the extent to which Frank Lloyd Wright has...
The economic impact of tourism and globalisation in Prague. ‘Tourism’ is the all-encompassing term for the movement of people to destinations away from their place of residence for any reason other than following an occupation. The World Tourism Organisation, a United Nations body, defines a tourist as “someone who travels at least eighty kilometres (fifty miles) from home for the purpose of recreation” (Frangialli, 2001) Individuals and communities around the globe are...
A wedding is first planned when the two partners sit down together and discuss how they would want the wedding to be for them. From this, they will be able to state the amount of money they would want to spend on the whole occasion and ends up been a success. From the stated amount of money, they would be able to limit their expenses according to your priorities with respect to the following sectors: the size of the wedding, location of the wedding, time of the year, photos and video to be...
The essay aims to investigate importance of physical and non spatial aspects and their interrelation thru series of explorations and understanding by case studies (Old market square Nottingham and St John churchyard Hackney) with theoretical arguments .At the end paper would find out validity of selected theoretical arguments about the physical and non physical aspects. Further the interrelation of the of these aspects will explored .The selected cased studies are Market square Nottingham and...
Alcohol is found in most social gatherings, and is a popular nutrient that is consumed in many parts of the world. 1 The alcoholic beverages that people drink contain the alcohol, ethanol. The major problems that it is causing due to alcohol consumption are becoming prevalent all over the world. 2-4 In this assignment, I am going to investigate and describe the physiological effects of alcohol consumption in the body, the social and physical problems that can arise from binge drinking, and the...