Oceanica


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Noun1.Oceanica - a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)Oceanica - a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
Melanesia - the islands in the southwestern part of Oceania
Micronesia - the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
Polynesia - the islands in the eastern part of Oceania
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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The effect, however, of Barbicane's communication was not confined to the frontiers of the United States; it crossed the Atlantic and Pacific, invading simultaneously Asia and Europe, Africa and Oceanica.
Its managing director, the intelligent Cyrus Field, purposed even covering all the islands of Oceanica with a vast electrical network, an immense enterprise, and one worthy of American genius.
He published his manifesto, whereby he set himself forth as the deliverer of the isles of the sea and vicar-general of all Oceanica.
Glenn Shiell, Marine Scientist at BMT Oceanica explains: Proposed aquaculture developments such as these, however important to food security, must be undertaken using the best possible tools for predicting both the instantaneous and cumulative effects of aquaculture, to provide the EAD with confidence that the impacts are negligible, or if not small and entirely manageable.
Dr Glenn Shiell, marine scientist at BMT Oceanica said: "Proposed aquaculture developments such as these, however important to food security, must be undertaken using the best possible tools for predicting both the instantaneous and cumulative effects of aquaculture, to provide the EAD with confidence that the impacts are negligible, or if not small and entirely manageable.
The Spanish syndicate is supported by the Act Host Venue Partner FundaciE NavegaciE Oceanica de Barcelona (FNOB), as well as local Barcelona based companies; Panasonic, Pierre & Vacances, Factorenergia and Sequra.
Con el objeto de remontar rios y maniobrar en aguas poco profundas, el barco debia tener poco calado, ser 'maniobrero' y estar dotado de un fuerte timon, cualidad que no compartia ninguna fragata oceanica acorazada fabricada en Europa.
Posteriormente, conocieron la labor de la Plataforma Oceanica de Canaria (Plocan), en Telde; visitaron las sedes del programa mundial de alimentos de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria y el Centro de Cooperacion con Africa de Cruz Roja Espanola, y terminaron rodeados de ninos del proyecto educativo e integrador de "Barrios Orquestados", en el que 200 alumnos realizaron una interpretacion musical.
Las plumas del manto y el magmatismo de los puntos calientes dan lugar a la formacion de corteza oceanica engrosada en montes marinos o plateaus oceanicos (Condie and Abbott, 1999; White et al, 1999; Kerr et al, 2003), los cuales debido a su espesor cortical pueden acrecionarse a las margenes de los continentes, constituyendo uno de los procesos de crecimiento de corteza continental mas significativos desde el Arqueano (Kerr et al, 2003).
Pero Odyssey tambien tiene una faceta minera: es socia mayoritaria de otras tres empresas (Neptune Minerals, Chatham Rock Phosphate y Oceanica Resources) que poseen licencias de explotacion de depositos minerales en el fondo marino.
Farooq and CCECC Director General Asia Oceanica Li Shiquan signed the contracts on behalf of their respective organizations.