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  Coral Cay Conservation - Homepage
Coral Cay run some of the most pioneering and successful marine research projects on this planet.
Coral Cay is not your typical Gap year organisation.
We accept volunteers who are taking a gap year and those who are backpacking and want to undertake some conservation work on their travels.
www.coralcay.org   (707 words)

  Coral Database Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The objective of the CORAL project is to develop a robust and efficient deductive database system, and to investigate its use in various application domains.
Coral is a deductive system which supports a rich declarative language, and an interface to C++ which allows for a combination of declaritive and imperative programming.
CORAL also has an interface with C++, and users can program in a combination of declarative CORAL and C++ extended with CORAL primitives.
www.cs.wisc.edu /coral   (305 words)

  Coral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The skeletons of Tabulate corals are composed of a form of calcium carbonate known as calcite.
Rugose corals became dominant by the middle of the Silurian period, and became extinct early in the Triassic period.
The skeletons of Scleractinian corals are composed of a form of calcium carbonate known as aragonite.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coral   (2542 words)

 Coral - MSN Encarta
Coral polyps are usually tiny, but many species have developed the ability to live in colonies, and such coral colonies can reach considerable sizes.
These coral colonies, known as stony corals, are the architects of coral reefs, perhaps the most beautiful and among the most diverse habitats in the sea.
Corals belong to the phylum, or group of animals, known as Cnidarians (the C is not pronounced).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560172/Coral.html   (1077 words)

 Coral Content Distribution Network - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coral is designed to use the bandwidth of volunteers to avoid slashdotting and to reduce the load on websites and other web content providers in general.
The sloppy hash table refers to the fact that coral is made up of concentric rings of distributed hash tables (DHTs), each ring representing a wider and wider geographic range (or rather, ping range).
During beta testing, the Coral node network is hosted on PlanetLab, a large scale distributed research network of 400 servers, instead of third party volunteer systems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coral_(network)   (460 words)

 coral - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about coral
Corals are animals, and not plants as often supposed, which live in tropical seas and frequently form reefs around islands.
The colours of coral (and ‘coral’ is itself generally counted as a colour that is not white) are caused by mineral impurities in the water absorbed by the coral organisms.
Corals live in a symbiotic relationship with microscopic algae (zooxanthellae), which are incorporated into the soft tissue.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /coral   (1427 words)

 Coral Snake
However, the coral snake does not have to "chew" its victim to inflict a painfully venomous bite, contrary to popular myth.
The diet of the coral snake consists primarily of small lizards, snakes, reptiles and amphibians.
The coral snake lays a clutch of 2 to 3 eggs in the summer and, unlike the live-young bearing pit vipers, is the only poisonous snake in North America to lay eggs.
www.wf.net /~snake/coral.htm   (272 words)

 Coral Reef Protection | Habitat Protection | US EPA
The coral community is really a system that includes a collection of biological communities, representing one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
Corals themselves are tiny animals which belong to the group cnidaria (the "c" is silent).
Coral reefs and their associated communities of seagrasses, mangroves and mudflats are sensitive indicators of water quality and the ecological integrity of the ecosystem.
www.epa.gov /owow/oceans/coral   (1430 words)

 coral on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Corals grow in warm and temperate climates and in the cold water found at greater depths, but they are most abundant in warm, shallow water; over 200 coral species are found in the Great Barrier Reef of Australia.
Among the well-known soft corals are the sea pen, sea pansy, whip coral, and organpipe coral.
America's coral reefs: awash with problems; Government must acknowledge the magnitude of the crisis and fully engage the scientific and conservation communities in efforts to solve it.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/c1/coral.asp   (807 words)

 Coral Tree Encyclopedia @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, the growth of the branches can resemble the shape of sea coral, and this is an alternative source for the name.
In horticulture, the name "coral tree" is used to refer to any red-flowered member of the genus.
There are about 130 species in the Genus Erythrina, some of them well known, as they are used widely in the tropics and subtropics as street and park trees, especially in drier areas.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/Coral_tree   (427 words)

 Coral Reef Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Coral reefs are warm, clear, shallow ocean habitats that are rich in life.
There are coral reefs off the eastern coast of Africa, off the southern coast of India, in the Red Sea, and off the coasts of northeast and northwest Australia and on to Polynesia.
Major threats to coral reefs are water pollution (from sewage and agricultural runoff), dredging off the coast, careless collecting of coral specimens, and sedimentation (when silt or sand from construction or mining projects muddies the waters of a reef and kills coral, which needs light to live).
www.enchantedlearning.com /biomes/coralreef/coralreef.shtml   (1038 words)

 NOAA Ocean Explorer: Living Ocean Gallery: Coral
Antipatharians corals are often referred to as “fl corals” for their dark fl skeletons.
Tree-shaped coral are one of the most common types of coral seen on the exposed rock.
Foureye butterflyfish (Chaetodon capistratus) a colony of (stag horn coral).
oceanexplorer.noaa.gov /gallery/livingocean/livingocean_coral.html   (821 words)

 The Coral Content Distribution Network
Coral exploits overlay routing techniques recently popularized by a number of peer-to-peer distributed hash tables (DHTs).
Coral, the indexing infrastructure, provides a new abstraction potentially of use to any application that needs to locate nearby instances of resources on the network.
Furthermore, Coral is the first peer-to-peer key/value index that can scale to many stores of the same key without hot-spot congestion, thanks to a new rate-limiting technique.
www.coralcdn.org /overview   (713 words)

 WWF | Corals
Coral reefs are the most biologically diverse ecosystems of the ocean and are rivaled only by the tropical rainforests on land.
Coral reefs contribute about 25 percent of the total fish catch in developing countries, providing food for one billion people in Asia alone.
WWF is working to develop and test conservation strategies to better protect coral reefs from bleaching while also working to stop global warming, the root cause of the almost epidemic coral bleaching currently underway.
www.worldwildlife.org /coral/index.cfm   (251 words)

 Coral Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Coral is a 96-CPU Beowulf cluster built to evaluate the efficiency of these systems for applications of interest to ICASE.
Coral's 32 dual CPU compute nodes are also connected via a high performance cLAN network in a full bandwidth configuration, delivering up to 113 Mbyte/s with MVICH latency under 14 microseconds.
Coral is a heterogeneous cluster consisting of 32 single CPU and 32 dual CPU compute nodes, built in four phases.
www.icase.edu /CoralProject.html   (718 words)

 Sea and Sky: Corals & Anemones Page 1
A coral structure is actually composed of hundreds or thousands of these tiny animals growing together as a colony.
The Staghorn Coral is a hard coral species that forms a branching structure that resembles the horns of stag deer.
The Star Coral is commonly found throughout the Caribbean and the West Indies, and usually grows to about 12 inches in height.
www.seasky.org /reeflife/sea2b.html   (465 words)

 Coral Bookmaker Free Bet £10 for Coral Bookmakers
Coral Bookmaker is a one of the world’s biggest on line sports bookmakers offering fixed odds betting on the world’s major sporting events, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Coral Casino offers all new players a £50 bonus when you open an account and play at the casino.
Coral Poker offers you a 25% deposit bonus, up to a maximum of £50, when you open an account.
www.mybetting.co.uk /coral.htm   (226 words)

 CORALS AND CORAL REEFS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A coral polyp is a tubular saclike animal with a central mouth surrounded by a ring of tentacles.
A coral polyp is a tubular saclike animal.
Depending on the subclass, a coral polyp's tentacles are arranged in multiples of six or eight.
www.seaworld.org /infobooks/Coral/phychrcr.html   (269 words)

 The Coral Reef Ecology Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Unfortunately, as our understanding of corals and coral reefs increases, it becomes apparent that the effects of the human population on these communities may be increasing as well.
While corals are the chief architects of reef structure, they are not the only builders.
Because of the important ecological and economic roles coral reef communities fulfill, an understanding of the stresses and dangers to the reefs is necessary.
manta.uvi.edu /coral.reefer   (546 words)

 Coral Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Large colonies are found in some warm, shallow waters, where colonies of millions of coral polyps form vast coral reefs.
Life Cycle: A coral polyp begins its life as a tiny, free-swimming larva; the larva is only the size of the head of a pin.
Predators: Corals are eaten by the crown-of-thorns (a large starfish that eats coral polyps), parrotfish, and other animals.
enchantedlearning.com /subjects/invertebrates/coral/Coralprintout.shtml   (375 words)

 Barbados Tourism Encyclopedia: Coral
The exquisite coral flowers are in fact congregations of tiny animals, called polyps a few millimeters in size.
The calcium formations that we see as corals are the outer bodies of thousands of these minute animals huddled together to form intricate patterns and shapes.
The coral rocks that contain the underground water systems, are covered with a thin film of top soil measuring less than a foot on average and hardly more than a few feet at the deepest point.
www.barbados.org /coral.htm   (220 words)

 The Coral Reef Ecology Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Unfortunately, as our understanding of corals and coral reefs increases, it becomes apparent that the effects of the human population on these communities may be increasing as well.
While corals are the chief architects of reef structure, they are not the only builders.
Because of the important ecological and economic roles coral reef communities fulfill, an understanding of the stresses and dangers to the reefs is necessary.
www.uvi.edu /coral.reefer   (546 words)

 MTV Online
Raised in the Bay Area, Coral is as intelligent and witty as she is beautiful.
A keen observer of the world and people around her, Coral doesn't have any qualms about speaking her mind.
Coral describes one of her favorite places to hang in NYC.
www.mtv.com /onair/realworld/season10/cast_members/coral.jhtml   (197 words)

 The Coral : Home
The band will headline three nights at Liverpool’s Academy December 12, 14th and 15th and have already named The View and The Twang as special guests with a third to be announced shortly.
This offer is strictly limited, so to ensure you do not miss out on owning this fantastic piece of Coral memorabilia, click here.
The Coral will be performing an intimate set next Wednesday (10th October) in London's Marquee Club.
www.thecoral.co.uk   (338 words)

 NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
Efforts to reauthorize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 (CRCA) are progressing in both the House and Senate.
The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) convened a 7 member panel of distinguished experts to conduct an external review of the program September 24-26 in Washington, D.C. The panel meeting included "self assessment" presentations from the CRCP and input/discussion with a variety of CRCP customers and stakeholders.
The second resolution recognized a new strategic plan and charter for the U.S. All Islands Coral Reef Committee, which represents the Governors and Executive branches of the states, commonwealths, territories and Freely Associated States possessing coral reefs.
www.coralreef.noaa.gov   (1236 words)

 Princess Cruises : Ships : Coral Princess   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Coral Princess is a luxurious way to escape completely, with all the amenities for an amazing cruise.
Coral Princess brings a new style of cruising to the Panama Canal and Alaska.
Coral Princess sails most of the year through the Panama Canal.
www.princess.com /ships/co/index.html   (163 words)

 City of Cape Coral
Cape Coral is looking for exceptional candidates for our Police Department.
The City of Cape Coral GIS Department will be hosting the GIS User Group on Tuesday, January 9, 2007.
The City of Cape Coral is one of the few municipalities to offer this service.
www.capecoral.net   (327 words)

 The Coral Reef Alliance - Home
THANK YOU for taking action this past Summer to move the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 reauthorization through the House of Representatives.
Now your help is urgently needed to encourage your US Senators to approve the Coral Reef Authorization Act.
CORAL is a proud partner of the International Coral Reef Action Network
www.coralreefalliance.org   (182 words)

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