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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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"Other countries would have a choice of options that would be influenced by their political preferences, their geographic proximities, and their economic vulnerabilities to one of the two countries," Ekman said.
One Social Security Administration study has shown that about 82,000 applicants were found eligible for the Compassionate Allowance and Quick Disability Determination programs in 2008 and 2009, Ekman said.
"Your visual cortex predicts these events, even when your attention is elsewhere" according to Ekman. "The fact that the event prediction is independent from the attentional state, suggests that it reflects an automatic process."
Ekman: During the last year we were looking for a new ECS representative for the AS Division, and eventually Ali Hoshyaripour was elected for the position.
In Alexander Ekman's Tuplet we use our bodies to create the majority of the percussive score which we dance to.
provides a critical way into the work" (216) rather than characters or plot, Ekman provides analysis of the form and function of such landscapes within the narrative.
The programme, which will be staged in Newtown and Brecon with an international leg to festivals in Milan and Normandy, features work by Ekman, Stephen Shropshire, Stephen Petronio, Christopher Bruce and Lee Johnston.
Ekman brings nearly 30 years of business experience with companies such as Ask Jeeves, IBM Global Services, PeopleSoft and Sun Microsystems.
The police in Sweden talk, as Ekman puts it, "as though they are radical feminists," expressing disgust at the sexism of men who buy sexual services.
of Orebro, Sweden), Ekman (political science, Sodertorn U., Sweden), Deegan-Krause (political science, Wayne State U., US), and Knutsen (comparative politics, U.
The aim is to make sure Chinese tourists are safe and they do not fear for their safety when they visit France, said Alice Ekman, a researcher at the French Institute of International Relations.
"These graduates are more involved in their communities, vote more, give more to charity," points out Richard Ekman, president of the Council of Independent Colleges, which has launched its Campaign for the Liberal Arts.