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2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Dr. Bill Hogarth of Florida Institute of Oceanography to speak Tuesday in Ocean Springs

Dr. Bill Hogarth, Director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography , will lead a seminar Tuesday at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Arts Center in Ocean Springs.


Related Topix: Science, University of South Florida, Charlie Crist, US Governors

3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

30 Per Cent Of Indonesia's Coral Reefs Damaged

The Indonesian Institute of Sciences says 30.4 per cent of Indonesia's coral reefs are damaged and will have an impact on public welfare, Indonesian news agency ANTARA reported.


Related Topix: Science, Indonesia, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

7 hrs ago | LiveScience

31-Day Underwater Mission Splashes Down This Summer

A monthlong underwater research mission led by the grandson of famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau will begin on June 1. The so-called aquanauts will spend 31 days living and working in an underwater laboratory off the coast of Florida.


Related Topix: Science

10 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Denitrification alternates between a source and sink of nitrous oxide ...

Beaulieu, J., R. Smolenski, C. Nietch, A. Townsend-Small, M. Elovitz, AND J. Schubauer-Berigan.


Related Topix: Science

14 hrs ago | The Block Island Times

Program Director, Block Island Maritime Institute Summer 2014.

The Block Island Maritime Institute seeks a person to direct educational programs in maritime studies, primarily focused on children and young adults, who visit, vacation, or live on Block Island.


Related Topix: Block Island, RI, Education Etc., Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014


The Reason We Can't Find MH 370 Is Because We're Basically Blind

Good luck finding anything with that. Bluefin-21 is craned over the side of Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 on April 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Science


World's Largest Volcano Officially Named For Texas A&M

The world's largest volcano - all 120,000 square miles of it - is now officially named for Texas A&M University and is called Tamu Plateau, the U.S. Board of Geographic Names has announced.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Science

GCRL hosts director of Florida Institute of Oceanography for Tuesday seminar

The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, along with Dr. D. Jay and Beverly Grimes, will be hosting a free seminar by Dr. Bill Hogarth, director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center for Arts and Education.


Related Topix: Science

Driver Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter in Hitting Scripps Oceanography Student

A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty Wednesday gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation.


Related Topix: Science, Del Mar, CA, La-Jolla, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

My Edmonds

Edmonds 2010 Climate Change Action Plan: Where are we, four years later?

S ustainable Edmonds is hosting a presentation, "Climate Change in Edmonds: Reviewing our 2010 Edmonds Climate Action Plan Four Years Later" on Wednesday, April 30, from 6-9 p.m. at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Here's the background: In February 2010, the Edmonds Citizens Committee on the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, University of Washington

Our World 2.0

Greenland's Icecap Loses Stability

A region of the Greenland ice sheet that had been thought to be stable is undergoing what glaciologists call "dynamic thinning".


Related Topix: Greenland, World News, Arctic Region, Science, Global Warming


Study provides crucial new information about how the ice ages came about

An international team of scientists has discovered new relationships between deep-sea temperature and ice-volume changes to provide crucial new information about how the ice ages came about.


Related Topix: Science, National University

Chemical & Engineering News

Seawater Survey Traces Loss Of Himalayan Glaciers

Oceanographers observed changes in the chemistry of surface water in the Bay of Bengal over three surveys taken in 1994 , 2002 , and 2006 .


Related Topix: Science, Chemistry

MH370 teams face 'monumental task'

Hopes that Malaysia's missing jet might soon be found are yielding to the sobering realisation of the immense challenge of searching an uncharted seafloor at depths that push deep-sea technology to its limits.


Related Topix: Science, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Navy rear admiral from Slidell, former air station skipper in Belle Chasse, to be promoted

Rear Adm. Brian Brown, a Slidell resident, has been nominated to receive his second start, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Belle Chasse, LA, Slidell, LA, Science


Malaysia Airlines Search Dives Deep With Robotics

Since March 8 when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished with 239 people on board, investigators have been looking desperately for clues ranging from surface debris to transmissions which were thought to come from one or both of the black boxes on the international passenger flight.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Robots


Deep water thwarts robot sub's 1st search for jet

The U.S. Navy and search coordinators say a built-in safety feature aborted what was supposed to have been a 16-hour mission to create a sonar map of the ocean floor after only six hours.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, US Military, US Navy, US News, Science

99.3 the FOX

Flying Manta Rays who knew

Come to find out Manta rays leap clear of the water. Oceanographers don't know why they do this.


Related Topix: Science

Business Wire

OriginOil and Catalina Sea Ranch Agree to Collaborative Research Program

Unique deepwater shellfish project will provide a research and innovation platform for OriginOil's water cleanup and algae harvesting technology )--OriginOil Inc. , developer of Electro Water Separationa , the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, today announced that it recently agreed to a collaborative exchange ... (more)


Related Topix: Aquaculture, Science, Cal State Long Beach

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Science Daily

Puget Sound's rich waters supplied by deep, turbulent canyon

Oceanographers have made the first detailed measurements of fast-flowing water and intense mixing in a submarine canyon just off the Washington coast.


Related Topix: Science, University of Washington