The Pacific Ocean isn’t just the deepest and largest ocean.
It is also home to one of the world’s most amazing natural
wonders: the Great Barrier Reef. Located off of the
northeastern coast of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef
is 210 separate coral reefs that stretch for more
than 1,260 miles (2,028 kilometers) around
northern Australia. Th e Great Barrier Reef is
full of some of the most amazing, beautiful, and
deadly sea creatures on the planet, including the
Irukandji jellyfi sh and the great white shark....
This report is in response to a request from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Trustee Council to review the Gulf of Alaska Ecosystem Monitoring and
Research Program (GEM). To ensure that the GEM program is based on a
science plan that is robust, far-reaching, and scientifically sound, the
Trustee Council asked the National Academies to serve as an independent
advisor. The Academies appointed a special committee and charged
it to review the scope and content of the program as it evolved.
am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom, who a year ago had no special
yearning towards military life, but who joined the army after war was declared. At Chelsea I found myself a
unit of the 2nd London Irish Battalion, afterwards I was drilled into shape at the White City and training was
concluded at St. Albans, where I was drafted into the 1st Battalion. In my spare time I wrote several articles
dealing with the life of the soldier from the stage of raw "rooky" to that of finished fighter. These I now
publish in book form, and...
13 Performance Evaluation of Business Units. This chapter describes the methods by which the performance of divisions and their managers is evaluated. It builds on the foundation established in Chapter 2, which explained how divisionalized business structures have evolved to implement business strategy.