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2014-07-25 23:02:35

Three Stevens Institute of Technology professors in Hoboken, NJ are ensuring protective measures for storms are done the right way, as they are receiving $700,000 in funding to study the impact coastal manmade adaptations will have on the water quality in Jamaica Bay, NY. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 $700,000 Designated as Part of Funding Awarded to Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay For most people, Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call that something needs to be done to...

2013-07-01 23:03:41

Stevens Institute of Technology launched TRACES, a new educational service and website on environmental spill forecasting in and around the port of New York and New Jersey waters. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Stevens Institute of Technology launched TRACES, a new educational service and website on environmental spill forecasting in and around the port of New York and New Jersey waters. In coordination with personnel from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s...

2011-03-11 00:00:29

Dr. Alan Blumberg, professor and director of the Center for Maritime Systems at Stevens Institute of Technology, is preparing to embark on a six week sabbatical to Europe, to study bodies of water primarily in Italy and Paris as well as the Gulf of Eilat in Israel and tides in Normandy. The trip is sponsored by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In addition, Dr. Blumberg has been invited to join UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission...

2008-09-27 03:00:13

By Hoffman, Ross N Ponte, Rui M; Kostelich, Eric J; Blumberg, Alan; Szunyogh, Istvan; Vinogradov, Sergey V; Henderson, John M ABSTRACT Data assimilation approaches that use ensembles to approximate a Kalman filter have many potential advantages for oceanographic applications. To explore the extent to which this holds, the Estuarine and Coastal Ocean Model (ECOM) is coupled with a modern data assimilation method based on the local ensemble transform Kalman filter (LETKF), and a series of...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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