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    Abstract The Tenerife disaster serves as a classic example of how small seemingly benign errors can produce horrific consequences. There exists a frailty between psychological factors such as situational awareness, communication or crew resource management that if not understood or followed can begin a domino effect of epic proportions. This paper summarizes the contributing factors involved in a collision at the Los Rodeos airport between two 747 jumbo jets in March 1977 killing 583 people. Key words: Crew Resource Management, Stress, Communication Introduction It seems implausible a pilot with extensive flying experience would take-off from a controlled airport without prior clearance. Yet this was the primary reason given for the…

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    Sexual Dymorphism

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    A study into the sexual dimorphism of head length in comparison to body length in the male and female Tenerife Lizard Gallotia galloti Introduction The Canary Islands archipelago is comprised a chain of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The largest of these islands being Tenerife with an area of 2,058km2and is located 270km of the coast of northwest Africa (Thorpe and Baez, 1987). The Tenerife lizard Gallotia galloti are an endemic species to the Canary Islands (Bohórquez-Alonso et al.,…

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    The Canary Islands consist of seven volcanic islands that are west of Africa and make up an archipelago. The name of these islands are Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Gomera, Palma, and Hierro. These islands are home to three different species of lizards called G. atlantica, G. stehlini, and G. galloti (Lab Manual: Lab 6: Island Biogeography and Evolution: Solving A Phylogenetic Puzzle Using Molecular Genetics). The Canary Islands were named the Fortunate Islands by the…

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    The Bardino Majorero Dog Breed The Bardino Majorero was a large dog that resembled a wolf. The coat was brindled grayish green and medium long. They were a very old breed and they became in the 1800s. They were natives of the Canary Islands. The Perro de Presa Canano is related to the Bardino Majorero. The Bardino Majorero was used for many jobs. They were used for herding and as guard dogs. They were found all over the Canary Islands but there was more of them on the Fuertevintura Island.…

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    Piramides De Guima

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    Ethnographic Park Piramides de Guima In the Ethnographic Park Piramides de Guimar they teach a lot about the customs, culture and history of the Canary Islands. In a single visit, without knowing many technical terms, you can get a general idea about the different aspects of the islands.The first panel we found explained a bit about the origin of the familyof Fred Olsen (the owners of the Ethnographic Park Piramides de Guimar) in theCanary Islands and the export of products by sea (bananas,…

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    N1819U) and Japan Airlines Flight 123 (日本航空123便 Nihonkōkū 123 Bin?) are the biggest and simplest examples of good CRM and bad CRM practices respectively. Body of essay Part 1 John Lauber was a (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) NASA psychologist who studied communication processes in cockpits for several years. He formulates the term of “cockpit resource management”. Crew resource management is a generalized term of “cockpit resource management”. CRM grew out of the 1977 Tenerife…

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    Another one of Crosby’s point is to exemplify Europe’s success with animals. Crosby gives several examples in his book where animals played a major role in Europeans conquering islands and other parts of the world. One of them he talked about are the Guanches, who were familiar with smaller live stocks- goats and pigs, but they had never seen and animal as large as a horse, nor any animal that carried men on their backs and obeyed orders in battles. Crosby talked about Soldiers on horseback who…

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    soil layer can decrease the summer energy demand [127]. When the thermal behaviour of the same green roof planted with Sedum was investigated, the results revealed that it decrease the building energy demand under all the weather conditions [128], highlighting the importance of the plant selection. Ascione et al. [129] modelled various typologies of green roofs on a typical well insulated office building widespread in Europe (i.e., Tenerife, Seville, Rome, Amsterdam, London and Oslo). The…

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    The CPDLC is used by government organization all throughout the world such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Eurocontrol. The scope of people who transmit and receive messages from ATC range from private, airline, and military pilots. CPDLC reduces the amount of communication that is currently broadcasted during airfield operations. The system also reduces the chance of one aircraft confusing the commands to another aircraft as its own. CPDLC offers clearer information while also…

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    Portland on December 1978. Only 27 passengers of the survived and 136 died. A chain of events lead to the accident, one of them being mechanical failure of the landing gear. The captain put much concern on the landing gear problem as the plane circled near the airport for an hour trying to rectify it but to no avian. Gently warned by the flight engineer of the rapidly diminishing fuel supply, the captain waited to long to descend until it was too late which was arrogant of him. Because of these…

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