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Technical Assistance / svg display problems Inkscape user on Mac
« Last post by DevinLyons on August 13, 2013, 10:32:01 am »

When I import the .svg files into Inkscape, they do not display properly. Many parts of the image end up being transparent. This seems to affect sections with colour gradients, but I'm not sure it is only them. Strangely, the previews display correctly and the images are OK if I simply open the file in inkscape (but this isn't handy if one wants to use more than one image). Any suggestions?

Devin Lyons
Symbol Creation Service / New symbol for increased storms
« Last post by kierynk on July 24, 2013, 02:53:40 am »
Im wondering if a 'increased storm' icon exists - or could be created? I want to use it to indicate climate change suggestions that storm frequency and/or magnitude might be increased in the future.

Symbol Creation Service / Re: Fly is mislabeled as a bee
« Last post by swilso106 on May 28, 2013, 10:41:29 am »
I believe so, yes.
Symbol Creation Service / Re: Fly is mislabeled as a bee
« Last post by AdrianJ on May 28, 2013, 09:57:13 am »
Thanks for pointing out the mistake. I have relabeled it:

I believe I am correct in assuming it is from the Syrphidae family?
Symbol Creation Service / Fly is mislabeled as a bee
« Last post by swilso106 on May 28, 2013, 08:22:27 am »
The raster image that is labeled "Bee on flower, Acadia National Park, Maine" is an image of a fly, not a bee.
National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment / Re: data download
« Last post by AdrianJ on May 13, 2013, 06:14:39 pm »
PM Sent
National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment / Re: data download
« Last post by msauer on May 13, 2013, 03:39:09 pm »
Another person interested in the Excel file for estuary statistics shown in the site info.php. Are tidal exchange and tidal FW volume calculated for each of the estuaries?

Thanks, Mike
Symbol Creation Service / Symbol Request for lizards
« Last post by TaraL on May 06, 2013, 04:02:13 pm »
I'd love to see some more lizards in your reptiles library! Attached are photos of my study species:

Sceloporus occidentalis, western fence lizard
  • first picture is of a standard stance of this species (and its congeners), with typical dorsal markings (the darker chevrons on gray-brown mottling)
  • second picture shows the blue belly and throat, which appear during mating season
  • If you could add some blue to the "standard stance" icon, it would really accentuate the species ID. No need to make an icon just of the blue belly picture.

Aspidoscelis hyperythra, orange-throated whiptail
  • picture shows a great pose for this lizard
  • He's closing one of his eyelids - you can make his eye black instead of that grey
  • His tail has also regenerated (near where his longest right rear toe is "pointing") - no need to show that in the icon
  • Their very long tails are often slightly bluish tinged, especially in juveniles
  • Throats are bright orange on males during mating season, though females also turn orange

Thanks for all you do!
~Tara L
Symbol Creation Service / Philippine Island Forest Ecosystem
« Last post by tope on October 23, 2012, 05:34:37 am »
Hi. Thank you for reading my request. Hope you can assist me in this. I'm making a presentation about the Philippine Island Ecosystem and I'm having a hard time creating a diagram indicating the different forest ecosystems in a typical Philippine Island. According to one of my sources, there are at least 4 (and a maxof 12) types of forests in our country. I was only able to identify 4: Mangrove, Beach, Dipterocarp, and Mossy. I hope you can help me with this.
Symbol Creation Service / Sablefish, Anopoploma fimbria
« Last post by kcoutre on October 16, 2012, 01:59:52 am »
This fish is also known as black cod however they are not a member of Gadiformes, they are one of two species in the family: Anoplopomatidae.They are found in the North Pacific Ocean and my specific research is on juvenile diet and habitat use.
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