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Ekman

Vagn Walfrid . 1874--1954, Swedish oceanographer: discoverer of the Ekman Spiral (a complex interaction on the surface of the sea between wind, rotation of the earth, and friction forces) and the Ekman layer (the thin top layer of the sea that flows at 90? to the wind direction)
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Ekman succeeds Georgi Ganev, who will be leaving his position by the year-end.
But according to Ekman, the results can still tell us about how we anticipate future events in the ever changing world.
Ekman will visit the company in Cardiff in final preparation before it embarks on the tour.
While working for Oracle Corporation, Ekman successfully sold CRM OnDemand (SAAS) solutions for customers in the commercial market.
The experience in Sweden, since adopting the model 15 years ago, has been positive, says Ekman.
The courses aim to develop skills and enable a person to better understand their own as well as other's emotions through activities and information that is based on decades of research," said Ekman in an interview with Gulf News.
However, his techniques are being rolled out around the world by Paul Ekman International, which has just licensed its first centre in the Middle East to teach skills that have been perfected over the past 40 years.
Ekman informed that the trial is due to commence at the beginning of July.
Paul Ekman International has worked with organisations such as MI6 and the police, but is also keen to pass on the tips to people such as doctors, social workers, salespeople and the general public.
Ekman said yesterday he is unsure what could be done to curtail the practice or shut down the website, because it is based outside the United States.
In the current paper the Ekman boundary layer is discussed from the point of view of a modified model based on the turbulence mechanics suggested by Heinloo (2004), called the theory of rotationally anisotropic turbulence (the RAT theory).
That, Ekman says, is where the government might be taking things too far: "Don't try to get the human out of the system," he warns.