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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Glaciers of Asia

Categories: Arctic/Antarctic,Asia,Climate Change,Environment,Natural Resources,Science/Technology

http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1386f/

One in a series of reports on Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World.  Each analyzes a specific glacierized region of the planet and monitors glacier changes.  Provides a baseline for the extent of glaciers in the 1970s and their later range in an increasingly warmer climatic period.  From the U.S. Geological Survey

Small Business Procurement Scorecard Shows Progress Toward Meeting 23 Percent Goal for Small Business Contracting

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Procurement,Statistics

http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov/idc/groups/public/documents/sba_homepage/news_release_10-48.pdf

Press release which announces that small business firms received  a record $96.8 billion in federal procurement contracts in FY 2009, or nearly 22% of federal contract dollars.  Also has links to detailed scorecard.  From the Small Business Administration