Book: Douglas Palmer «The Complete Earth: A Satellite Portrait of Our Planet»

The Complete Earth: A Satellite Portrait of Our Planet

Data from NASA's most advanced Earth satellites has been combined to create the most detailed global portrait of our planet ever created - here this photomap is reproduced in its astonishing entirety, at full-resolution. Living up to its title, this glorious tome reveals the whole planet, pole to pole, cloud-free, at a resolution of 500 miles to every pixel, or 90 miles to every inch. At this scale, we can trace the Amazon from Andean headwaters to Atlantic mouth, explore the trackless sand seas of the Sahara, or follow the corrugated ridges of hills and mountains that mark the frontline of India's tectonic assault on Eurasia as if we were in low-Earth orbit. These images are supplemented by a wealth of even higher resolution satellite imagery that zooms in on noteworthy features - from volcanoes to cities, river deltas to glaciers. In addition, 12 double-page-spreads chart one year in the life of our planet as they follow the ebb and flow of the seasons across the globe: we...

Издательство: "Quercus" (2006)

Формат: 355x435, 224 стр.

ISBN: 1-905204-31-0

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Douglas Palmer

Douglas Harold Palmer
Mayor of Trenton, New Jersey
In office
July 1, 1990 – June 30, 2010
Preceded by Carmen Armenti
Succeeded by Tony F. Mack
Personal details
Born October 19, 1951(1951-10-19)
Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Christiana Foglio-Palmer
Children Laila Rose (born 2002)
Residence Trenton, New Jersey
Religion Roman Catholic

Douglas Harold Palmer (born October 19, 1951) was the first African American mayor of Trenton, New Jersey.

Biography

He was born in Trenton and attended Trenton public schools. He then graduated from the Bordentown Military Institute in Bordentown, New Jersey. He is a graduate of Virginia's private black college Hampton University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1973. He took office as mayor of Trenton on July 1, 1990, having defeated former city council president and mayor Carmen Armenti.[1]

Palmer is a member of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition,[2] a bipartisan group with a stated goal of "making the public safer by getting illegal guns off the streets." The Coalition is co-chaired by Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Palmer announced[citation needed] at a press conference December 7, 2009, that he would not seek a sixth term as mayor of Trenton.

References

  1. ^ "Douglas Palmer". City Mayors. http://www.citymayors.com/mayors/trenton-mayor.html. Retrieved 2010-03-22. "Douglas Palmer was born in Trenton and attended Trenton Public Schools. He then graduated from Bordentown Military Institute in Bordentown, New Jersey. He is a graduate of Virginia’s private black college Hampton University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1973 and is also a member of Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Incorporated. ..." 
  2. ^ "Mayors Against Illegal Guns: Coalition Members". http://www.mayorsagainstillegalguns.org/html/about/members.shtml. 

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