portolan


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portolan

(ˈpɔːtəˌlæn)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a book of sailing charts with notations on coasts, harbours, etc
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Present on the occasion were Ewa Polano, Swedish ambassador to Qatar;Mohamed bin Misnad, chairman, MBM Transport; Faisal Sharif, managingdirector, Domasco; Jithesh K V, director-Middle East & CIS, VolvoBus Corporation; and Ricardo Portolan, head of Middle East & Africa,Marcopolo Brazil.
Toulouse: S Ougier; E Ntamack (capt), P Carbonneau (E Artiguste, 93), T Castaignede, D Berty (U Mola, 69); C Deylaud, J Cazalbou; C Califano, P Soula, C Portolan, H Miorin, F Belot, D Lacroix (R Castel, 68), H Manent, S Dispagne.
1) Surveys of measurement tools such as "A Study of Traffic Management Detection Methods & Tools" (2) and "A Survey on Internet Performance Measurement Platforms and Related Standardization Efforts" (3) describe a multitude of tools such as NetPolice, NANO, DiffProbe, Glasnost, ShaperProbe, Chkdiff, SamKnows, BISmark, Dasu, Netradar, Portolan, RIPE Atlas, and perfSONAR intended for use in detecting net neutrality violations.
Karina Gonzalez Fernandes (1), Mathias Martins (1), Bruna Portolan Amaral (1), Juliana Felipetto Cargnelutti (1), Rudi Weiblen (2), Eduardo Furtado Flores (2) *
Maps, myths and mariners Mapmaker Georgio Sideri Date 1560 This detail of Scotland and its outlying islands is taken from a portolan chart of the Mediterranean.
The Enigma of the Origin of Portolan Charts: A Geodetic Analysis of the Hypothesis of a Medieval Origin
Luciano Portolan and a number of international forces' officers.
Portolan charts were the fruits of the first systematic marine surveys.
Steinberg P, 2005, "Insularity, sovereignty, and statehood: the representation of islands on portolan charts and the construction of the territorial state" Geografiska Annaler, Series B 87 253-265
Es necesario comprender como las relaciones entre el producto turistico, las percepciones de calidad y los valores son generadas por los visitantes para que se elaboren acciones a favor de un alto nivel de satisfaccion, considerando que un turista satisfecho tiende a volver al destino y cuenta su experiencia positiva a amigos y familiares (Pavlic, Perucic & Portolan, 2011; Murphy, Pritchard & Smith, 2000).
In addition to new ships, Mediterranean sailors could use new maps, such as the comprehensive portolan that David Jacoby describes, now located at the University of Minnesota.