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[5] Virmani SM Agro-climatology of the vertisols and vertic soils areas in Africa.
The limestone at 41 m sits atop a <2 cm grey gleyed horizon developed atop a blocky mudrock with well-developed vertic structures.
Some of the member organizations were providing scientific and technical support, like the London-based Foundation for International Environment Law and Development (FIELD), Stockholm Environment Institute, Woods Hole Research Center, VERTIC, World Resources Institute, Worldwatch Institute and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy (53).
A proposal to split the county's $1.7 million annual marketing contract between Travel Lane County and Vertic, a digital advertising firm based in New York, ultimately was shelved in August by the Lane County Board of Commissioners, following a strong outpouring of support for Travel Lane County from the local tourism industry.
Research conducted by Vertic, a digital ad agency, showed that tablet use in enterprises has grown nearly 50% annually since 2011.
In this soil (Table I), with a high base saturation percentage, the calcium carbonate content was low, it was of neutral color and hard consistency, and showed vertic properties (slickensides and cracks).
The seminar concluded with a number of working papers by experts from the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) on the national implementation of the international conventions, the legal terms about biological security and measures to control and reduce the biological risk to ensure world peace.
Panelists included besides Schelling, a distinguished university professor emeritus in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, who was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics; former Swedish ambassador Rolf Ekeus, chairman emeritus of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and a board member of Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI); Sverre Lodgaard, senior research fellow of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs; and Andreas Persbo, Executive Director of the London-based Verification Research, Training and Information Center (VERTIC).
On the basis of morphological and physicochemical analysis, soil profiles were classified as Typic and Vertic Haploxeroll sub groups according to the Soil Taxonomy and as in Calcaric Phaeozem soil units according to the FAO/UNESCO Soil Map of the World Legend classification systems.