Polar oceans are particularly vulnerable to ocean acidification due to their low temperatures and reduced buffering capacity, and are expected to experience extensive low pH conditions and reduced carbonate mineral saturations states (Ω) in the near future. However, the impact of anthropogenic CO2 on pH and Ω will vary regionally between and across the Arctic and Southern Oceans. Here we investigate the carbonate chemistry in the Atlantic sector of two polar oceans, the Nordic Seas and Barents Sea in the Arctic Ocean, and the Scotia and Weddell Seas in the Southern Ocean, to determine the physical and biogeochemical processes that control surface pH and Ω. High-resolution observations showed large gradients in surface pH (0.10 to 0.30) and aragonite saturation state (Ωar) (0.2 to 1.0) over small spatial scales, and these were particularly strong in sea-ice covered areas (up to 0.45 in pH and 2.0 in Ωar). In the Arctic, sea-ice melt facilitated bloom initiation in light-limited and iron replete (dFe>0.2 nM) regions, such as the Fram Strait, resulting in high pH (8.45) and Ωar (3.0) along the sea-ice edge. In contrast, accumulation of dissolved inorganic carbon derived from organic carbon mineralisation under the ice resulted in low pH (8.05) and Ωar (1.1) in areas where thick ice persisted. In the Southern Ocean, sea-ice retreat resulted in bloom formation only where terrestrial inputs supplied sufficient iron (dFe>0.2 nM), such as in the vicinity of the South Sandwich Islands where enhanced pH (8.3) and Ωar (2.3) were primarily due to biological production. In contrast, in the adjacent Weddell Sea, weak biological uptake of CO2 due to low iron concentrations (dFe<0.2 nM) resulted in low pH (8.1) and Ωar (1.6). The large spatial variability in both polar oceans highlights the need for spatially resolved surface data of carbonate chemistry variables but also nutrients (including iron) in order to accurately elucidate the large gradients experienced by marine organisms and to understand their response to increased CO2 in the future.
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In a “cutthroat” family rivalry, Charlie Bowman (right) takes no mercy on daughter Caroline (left). Some of the “legends” who helped build the surfing community in Ocean City: P.J. Miller, Rick Hoiler, Wayne Blizzard, Dean Randazzo, Don Pileggi, Charlie Bowman and Ed Gillin. The contest honored former Recreation Director Don Pileggi and was organized by current Recreation Director Wendy Moyle. Contestants after the close of the Spring Fling Contest. The contest was run from the beach at Seventh Street in Ocean City. 13-and-unders compete in the first wave of the Spring Fling Surf Contest in Ocean City. Charlie Bowman in the longboard division. Fifty years after former Ocean City Recreation Director Don Pileggi started it, the Spring Fling Surf Contest returned to Ocean City on Saturday morning.About 25 surfers of all ages competed in the casual event in clean hip-high surf that picked up as the contest proceeded.The event honored Pileggi for his many contributions to the Ocean City surfing community. Pileggi was a 1950 Ocean City High School graduate who later supervised the local Youth Center for eight years and worked for the Ocean City Recreation Department for 28 years.He was on the beach Saturday to watch the revitalized contest.The wave of the day went came from the youngest age bracket (13-and-under) and went to Kyle Tester.Winners were as follows:13-and-Under: 1) Kyle Tester, 2) Joey Kelly, 3) Steven ZakroffJunior Men: 1) Nick Brady, 2) Sam Chatzinoff, 3) Craig NordbergMen: 1) Pat McCarron, 2) Matt Aramando, 3) Matt DimarinoMasters: 1) Willie Fannon, 2) Ron Curcio, 3) Charlie BowmanWomen: 1) Caroline Bowman, 2) Zoe BourgeoisLongboard: 1) Charlie Bowman, 2) Caroline Bowman, 3) Jamie KellyWave of the Day: Kyle TesterThe event was sponsored by the Ocean City Recreation Department with the help of the local surfing community, which has vowed to bring back the Turkey Trot and Polar Bear contests this year.
Caddy was part of the UK team that entered the first stages of the World Cup of Baking earlier this year. This video was first shown at the British Society of Baking Autumn Conference.
More than €7,000 was raised at the Irish Bakers Benevolent Society’s (IBBS’s) 17th annual gala ball in Dublin on Saturday (1 December).The event, which was held at The Shelbourne Hotel, began with a drinks reception, before a dinner in the Great Ball Room.The current president of the Flour Confectioners and Bakers Association and chairman of the IBBS, Sean Stafford, gave a speech to the guests before dinner, telling them that the night was about raising important funds for the Society, as well as having fun.Around 200 guests dined on chicken confit and wild mushroom terrine; garden leek and potato soup; traditional roast turkey and braised Limerick ham; and lemon meringue tart, followed by coffee and mince pies.Following the dinner, a raffle was held with 24 spectacular prizes up for grabs, before revellers took to the dancefloor with music from Gerry O’Connor All Stars.Now in its 17th year, the IBBS was founded by Gerry McNamara, Sean Maguire and Pat Smyth to address the sitations where want and need arose for colleagues in the trade.
Candice Brown, winner of The Great British Bake Off 2016, has confirmed on ITV’s Loose Women show that she has quit her job as a PE teacher to pursue a baking career.Brown, from Bedfordshire, who beat off competition from finalists Jane Beedle and Andrew Smyth to win this year’s final last month, said it was an “agonising” decision to leave Ashlyns School in Berkhamsted.But she added that she had been struggling to juggle her teaching job with the new opportunities being offered in the wake of her GBBO success.“I’m not great with making big decisions. I still feel myself as a teacher and I agonised over the decision. My boss Ellie who I worked with in the office and the headteacher said you need to take this opportunity,” she told the Loose Women presenters.Brown plans to bide her time to see what the future holds for her, but has signed up with TV agents and hinted at potentially bringing out a book.In case you missed it, check out Cathryn Dresser’s coverage of the final – complete with a Great British Bake Off song.
If you’ve got questions about this episode, or a question you’d like Matt to answer in the next episode, comment below or tweet Matt using #BakersHalfDozen.We’re coming in hot! AI predictions, fire, electricity, 99 smartphones & busted keyboards!Episode 11 Show Notes: Item 1: Can A.I. Predict Psychopaths?Item 2: Is A.I. more impactful than fire?Item 3: 99 Smartphones in a wagonItem 4: Cloud repatriation pollItem 5: Why Kubernetes?Item 6: What happens when you press play?Item 6.5: Busted Keyboards!
The nominations for the 65th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced on April 20. Something Rotten! led the pack with 12 nominations. Additional top nominees included On the Twentieth Century with nine nods and An American in Paris with eight. Wolf Hall garnered the most nominations of any play with seven. Winners for the following competitive categories will be announced on May 11, with a presentation ceremony set for May 21 at Sardi’s Restaurant. The Outer Critics Circle is an organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for various out-of-town media outlets.Outstanding New Broadway PlayThe AudienceThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeWolf HallOutstanding New Broadway MusicalAn American in ParisIt Shoulda Been YouThe Last ShipSomething Rotten!The VisitOutstanding New Off-Broadway PlayBetween Riverside and CrazyThe City of ConversationThe NetherRasheeda SpeakingThe Village BikeOutstanding New Off-Broadway MusicalA Christmas MemoryDisenchantedThe Fortress of SolitudeHamiltonLonesome TravelerOutstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) HamiltonIt Shoulda Been YouThe Last ShipSomething Rotten!The VisitOutstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) HamiltonIt Shoulda Been YouThe Last ShipSomething Rotten!The VisitOutstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) The Elephant ManFashions for MenThe Heidi ChroniclesSkylightYou Can’t Take It With YouOutstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) Into the WoodsThe King and IOn the TownOn the Twentieth CenturySide ShowOutstanding Actor in a PlayReed Birney, I’m Gonna Pray For You So HardBradley Cooper, The Elephant ManStephen McKinley Henderson, Between Riverside and CrazyBen Miles, Wolf HallAlex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeOutstanding Actress in a PlayGreta Gerwig, The Village BikeJan Maxwell, The City of ConversationHelen Mirren, The AudienceElisabeth Moss, The Heidi ChroniclesTonya Pinkins, Rasheeda SpeakingOutstanding Actor in a MusicalChristian Borle, Something Rotten!Brian d’Arcy James, Something Rotten!Robert Fairchild, An American in ParisPeter Gallagher, On the Twentieth CenturyTony Yazbeck, On the TownOutstanding Actress in a MusicalKristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth CenturyLeanne Cope, An American in ParisTyne Daly, It Shoulda Been YouKelli O’Hara, The King and IChita Rivera, The VisitOutstanding Featured Actor in a PlayPaul Jesson, Wolf HallRichard McCabe, The AudienceAlessandro Nivola, The Elephant ManNathaniel Parker, Wolf HallBryce Pinkham, The Heidi ChroniclesOutstanding Featured Actress in a PlayAnnaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It With YouPatricia Clarkson, The Elephant ManFrancesca Faridany, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeJulie Halston, You Can’t Take It With YouLydia Leonard, Wolf HallOutstanding Featured Actor in a MusicalJohn Cariani, Something Rotten!Josh Grisetti, It Shoulda Been YouAndy Karl, On the Twentieth CenturyPaul Alexander Nolan, Doctor ZhivagoMax von Essen, An American in ParisOutstanding Featured Actress in a MusicalHeidi Blickenstaff, Something Rotten!Victoria Clark, GigiMegan Fairchild, On the TownRuthie Ann Miles, The King and IMary Louise Wilson, On the Twentieth CenturyOutstanding Director of a PlayStephen Daldry, The AudienceMarianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeScott Ellis, The Elephant ManScott Ellis, You Can’t Take It With YouJeremy Herrin, Wolf HallOutstanding Director of a MusicalScott Ellis, On the Twentieth CenturyThomas Kail, HamiltonCasey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!David Hyde Pierce, It Shoulda Been YouChristopher Wheeldon, An American in ParisOutstanding ChoreographerJoshua Bergasse, On the TownAndy Blankenbuehler, HamiltonWarren Carlyle, On the Twentieth CenturyCasey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!Christopher Wheeldon, An American in ParisOutstanding Set Design (Play or Musical) Bunny Christie, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeBob Crowley, An American in ParisScott Pask, Something Rotten!David Rockwell, On the Twentieth CenturyMichael Yeargan, The King and IOutstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) Gregg Barnes, Something Rotten!Bob Crowley, The AudienceWilliam Ivey Long, On the Twentieth CenturyChristopher Orem, Wolf HallCatherine Zuber, The King and IOutstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeJeff Croiter, Something Rotten!Rick Fisher, The AudienceNatasha Katz, An American in ParisJaphy Weideman, The VisitOutstanding Solo Performance Joe Assadourian, The BullpenJim Dale, Just Jim DaleTom Dugan, WiesenthalCush Jumbo, Josephine and IBenjamin Scheuer, The LionJohn Gassner Award (Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)Ayad Akhtar, The Invisible HandHalley Feiffer, I’m Gonna Pray For You So HardElizabeth Irwin, My Mañana ComesMarkus Potter, Stalking the BogeymanBenjamin Scheuer, The LionThe Broadway productions of Fun Home, Disgraced and Hand to God were not eligible for nominations this year, as they had previously been considered during their off-Broadway engagements. Fun Home won Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical in 2014; Disgraced and Hand to God were nominated for the John Gassner Award in 2013 and 2012, respectively.Shows with three or more nominations:Something Rotten! – 12On the Twentieth Century – 9An American in Paris – 8Wolf Hall – 7It Shoulda Been You – 6The Audience – 6The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – 6Hamilton – 5The Elephant Man – 5The King and I – 5The Visit – 5On The Town – 4You Can’t Take It With You – 4The Heidi Chronicles – 3The Last Ship – 3 View Comments
This raises not only concerns about prolonged hospital stays, which could lead to hospital overcrowding, but also tests being used up on old rather than new cases.A World Health Organization situation report on Indonesia in July noted that fewer than 60 percent of tests conducted in the country were to detect new cases, while the remainder were for follow-up tests.The government, on July 13, released the fifth revision of its protocol on COVID-19 mitigation and control, which phased out retesting requirements for asymptomatic, mild and moderate cases — prompting hopes of greater testing capacity for new cases.What are the new criteria for isolation discharge? Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients and those with mild to moderate symptoms no longer need to take a follow-up polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test in order to be discharged from quarantine.A previous protocol had required that patients test negative twice consecutively before being discharged from isolation. The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is an RNA virus and its genetic material can be detected by a real-time PCR — widely known as the gold standard test.But as the country deals with the persistent problem of limited testing capacity, patients often have to wait for days and even weeks for their results to come back – meaning they occupy hospital beds or self-isolate for a long period despite no longer showing symptoms. The latest protocol stipulates that asymptomatic cases can complete their isolation without taking follow-up PCR tests after 10 days of self-quarantine from the day they took the diagnostic test.Confirmed cases with mild and moderate symptoms must isolate for 10 days after symptom onset and an additional minimum of three days after they no longer have symptoms of fever or respiratory disorders without retesting. This means that even if they have completed the 10-day isolation but still have symptoms, they will have to extend the isolation until they are symptom-free for another three consecutive days.For severe and critical cases treated at hospitals, a negative follow-up PCR test result and an additional minimum of three days of having no fever or respiratory disorders are required to complete isolation.However, the protocol stipulates that in cases where follow-up PCR tests “cannot be performed”, patients must be isolated for 10 days and an additional three days of showing no symptoms before hospitals can move them to non-isolation rooms or discharge them.Upon hospital discharge, however, severe and critical cases must undergo a minimum of seven days of self-isolation to anticipate any symptom onset.All patients – regardless of the severity of their cases — who have completed either self-quarantine or hospital isolation, and regular monitoring and clinical evaluation by doctors are declared as having recovered from the disease, the protocol says.What has prompted these changes?The protocol follows an updated WHO guideline for releasing patients from isolation — which was issued on May 27.The agency’s initial recommendation in January was to have two negative results on sequential samples taken at least 24 hours apart. This was based on previous experience with similar coronaviruses, such as those causing SARS and MERS.With COVID-19 many patients test positive repeatedly for a prolonged period of time, but this does not necessarily mean they are still infectious, according to the WHO brief.Various studies cited by the agency showed that usually, five to 10 days after infection, a person gradually forms neutralizing antibodies, that are expected to reduce transmission risk.There are several factors determining virus-transmission risk, including whether it can still replicate.The ideal way to know whether a virus is still infectious is by running a viral culture, senior clinical pathologist Aryati said.”If the virus grows, then it is still infectious,” she said.The WHO has cited several viral culture studies showing the correlation between reduced infectivity with the decrease in viral loads and a rise in neutralizing antibodies over time.It cited, for instance, three studies showing that viruses taken from patients with undisclosed or varying degrees of illness after seven to nine days of symptom onset could not be cultured.The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has also issued similar recommendations as the WHO, noting that available data indicated that mild to moderate COVID-19 cases remained infectious no longer than 10 days after symptom onset. For severe to critical cases, it is 20 days.Are there concerns over these changes?Malisa, 24, has been in self-isolation for more than a month at her house in Malang, East Java, after testing positive in early July, even though her symptoms have long subsided.Her latest free-of-charge PCR test on July 22 still came back positive, but a community health center (Puskesmas) in charge of monitoring her told her that she would no longer be retested, she said. Instead, she could complete her isolation on Aug. 3 following the new protocol.But Malisa is unconvinced and has instead scheduled a PCR test that she will pay for this week.”I’m afraid of still being infectious and putting other people in danger. Maybe it’s not severe for me, but what about people with immunity disorders and comorbid conditions? It’s better to worry than be sorry,” she said.Erlina Burhan, a senior pulmonologist at Persahabatan Hospital, a COVID-19 referral hospital, who also helped draft the protocol, said that now the priority was to educate the public on the new protocol.”We need to show the public that there are data, journals and research showing that such patients are no longer infectious, especially given the limited testing capacity that has left us no option but to discharge patients without tests,” she said.She said the new protocol would require strict implementation of isolation and monitoring of patients.Topics :
This heritage property called Linwood at 75 Shakespeare Street, Coorparoo, has been listed for sale by tender closing 5pm September 23,A 123-year-old Queenslander currently owned by the state government has been listed for sale – and its history is a richlist snapshot of young Brisbane.The historic home known as Linwood was built circa 1898, just under 40 years after Queensland became a separate colony from New South Wales.MORE: Nuns sell Brisbane laundry for $27mGrand renovation for 100-year-old QueenslanderLockdown sparks renovation surgeClassic features remain at Linwood despite the passing of years.It was owned by just two families before it was transferred to the crown in 1975 before it was listed under Queensland Health for the past 14 years.Just under a decade ago, Linwood was cited for heritage listing, when a Brisbane City Council citation described as having local significance “as one of the fine homes built by affluent local residents on the elevated areas of Coorparoo in the late nineteenth century”.It was described as “a fine example of a substantial 1880s timber house” with “elegance and symmetry” in its design incorporating double front bays, an interesting roof form and decorative Victorian era detailing.The vast home embraces wood features.The citation said the home was built circa 1898 for William “Bill” Lahey Nicklin and his wife, Georgia Nicklin. The Federation Queenslander was built on a substantial block of land which had been gifted to Mrs Nicklin after marriage by her father – former Brisbane mayor James Hipwood. It was near the Hipwood’s own substantial family home ‘Surrey Hill’.“William Nicklin’s father, Reuben Nicklin, was a successful businessman who settled in Coorparoo with his family in the 1870s and William continued his father’s role as a prominent member of the local community.” Mr Nicklin’s mother was timber industry heiress Jane Lahey.Features such as the traditional fireplace are a rarity in Queensland.Coorparoo Shire was newly created with just 2500 residents when the home was built in 1898, the heritage citation said. “Its residents were a mix of farmers and wealthy politicians and businessmen who established fine homes, often situated on the higher parts of the suburb.”“The Nicklins were a prominent family in Coorparoo. Reuben Nicklin built two fine homes in Coorparoo in the 1880s – ‘Langlands’, now part of Villanova School and ‘Hatherton’ which became the Methodists’ Queen Alexandra Home for children. Reuben Nicklin’s grandson, Sir Francis Nicklin (William Lahey Nicklin’s nephew), was the Premier of Queensland from 1957 to 1968.”The vast veranda/sleep out has been enclosed but offers tonnes of potential.According to the heritage document, the Nicklins added four adjacent allotments to their landholding in 1904 to give Linwood an acre of space on the corner of Shakespeare Street and Rees Avenue. Then when Mrs Nicklin died in 1925, the property transferred to her husband whose community efforts had included helping push to set up the Coorparoo Bowls Club in the 1920s.It was subdivided in half after his death in 1956, according to the BCC document, when the house was bought by Esmonde and Mary Rylands who relocated it closer to Shakespeare Street.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus8 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market8 hours agoBen Smith of Place Woolloongabba listed 75 Shakespeare Street, Coorparoo, for sale by tender, describing it as a “once in a generation heritage estate”.“Beautifully preserved original features, including 12-foot ceilings with ornate roses, archways, rich hardwood floors and timberwork, bay windows, as well as an opulent marble fireplace create timeless grandeur.”He said renovations of yesteryears “shaped a floorplan that lends itself to an array of residential (subject to council approval) or commercial options”.The property is zoned for ‘Community Facilities (Health Care Purposes)’, has ramp access and secure lower parking.“Either way, this is a rare opportunity to own a large slice of Brisbane’s history,” he said.The seven-bedroom Linwood is listed for sale by tender closing 5pm September [email protected] / @SophieFosterMORE REAL ESTATE NEWSThe property is in Coorparoo, one of the hottest suburbs for buyers wanting to be close to the Brisbane CBD in recent years.