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WAIS

WAIS

(Wide Area Information Server) A database on the Internet that contains indexes to documents that reside on the Internet. Using the Z39.50 query language, text files can be searched based on keywords. Information resources on the Internet are called "sources." See Archie and Gopher.
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Data gathered in recent years has shown that current WAIS ice loss stems from relatively warm deep ocean water overflowing the shallow continental shelf and in some locations melting floating parts of glaciers at the coastline while also causing upstream thinning.
2002), and indeed education was significantly correlated to all WAIS and TOPF scores in the sample, which is also consistent with prior research (Barona et al.
Arithmetic (without Letter-Number Sequencing from the WAIS III); Perceptual Organization (PO)--Picture Completion and Block Design (without Matrix Reasoning from the WAIS III); Processing Speed (PS) Digit Symbol-coding (without Symbol Search from the WAIS III).
The total COTE score and the three COTE dimension scores were all significantly positively correlated (at approximately the same level) with the WAIS digit symbol-coding test results.
The volume of ice on the Antarctic Peninsula is small compared to that of WAIS and EAIS.
The 13-metre map shows the effects of both the Greenland and WAIS melting and the 84-metre map is the "doomsday" scenario - what would happen if the East Antarctic ice sheet also disintegrated.
The lowest scores on the WAIS were recorded in tasks that required concentration, memory, and general knowledge.
Among the mixed-set sample, the mean full-scale WAIS IQ scores were 99.
These studies, therefore, continue the work of previous investigators, who examined age-by-age changes on the WAIS and WAIS-R, by addressing the relationship of several of Horn's constructs within his expanded notion of Gf-Gc theory to age changes across the adult life span.
The height of the WAIS has been mapped with radar measurements from the ERS satellite altimeter, accurate to within 20 centimetres, at regular intervals since 1992.
Continued recession and perhaps even complete disintegration of the WAIS within the present interglacial period could well be inevitable," concludes Conway's team.
AOL offers all the major attractions of the Internet, such as WWW, news groups, FTP, WAIS and Gopher server databases.