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Tropical Storm Juliette Waning Near Mexico's Baja California
2013-08-29 13:38:00

NASA August 29, 2013 brought a lot of tropical activity back to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Late on Aug. 28, Tropical Storm Juliette formed just west of the coast of Baja California, Mexico, and two other low pressure areas developed south and southeast of the storm. NASA's Aqua satellite captured Juliette and the low pressure areas in infrared imagery. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean on Aug. 29 at 08:53 UTC/4:53 a.m. EDT, and the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder...

Scientists Solve Mystery Of California Tectonics
2013-03-19 12:50:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of American scientists believe they have solved a geological mystery buried about 100 miles below California. According to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, geologists from Brown University, Columbia University, the University of Rhode Island and the University of Oregon identified the source of anomalous seismic readings as a fragment of the Farallon tectonic plate, which was pushed deep into the...

2012-10-17 15:06:55

NASA's Aqua satellite captured a stunning image of Hurricane Paul in the eastern Pacific Ocean that revealed Mexico's Socorro Island was just outside of Paul's eye. Now, Paul is expected to track along the Baja California coast, triggering more warnings. Hurricane Paul is stirring up rough seas in the eastern Pacific Ocean and warnings are posted along Baja California. A hurricane warning is in effect for the west coast of Baja California from Santa Fe northward to Punta Abreojos. A...

2012-09-21 10:23:46

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first annual Baja International Film Festival, to be held November 14-17 in Los Cabos, Mexico, has announced the membership of its 2012 advisory board, along with the breakdown of this year's award categories and prizes. The inaugural board includes such esteemed industry members as acclaimed actor/filmmaker Edward Norton, filmmaker Carlos Reygadas, recent winner of Best Director at Cannes, actor/producer Kuno Becker, producer Lucas Akoskin,...

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2010-12-03 09:51:30

Better understanding of the long-term history of El Nino will help enhance short-term prediction of this global climate phenomenon and help mitigate associated natural disastersFor more than a decade, Dr. Joseph Ortiz, associate professor of geology at Kent State University and part of an international team of National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded researchers, has been studying long-term climate variability associated with El Niño. The researchers' goal is to help...

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2010-09-21 14:27:40

Tropical Storm Georgette formed pretty quickly and the GOES-11 satellite captured her clouds extending over extreme southern Baja California and western Mexico today. Georgette formed just south of Cabo San Lucas this morning and is headed for a Baja landfall. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite or GOES-11 is stationary in its position in space, watching over the weather in the western U.S. GOES-11 captured an infrared image of Tropical Storm Georgette's rounded cloud cover...

2009-10-13 17:00:00

The nineteenth tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific formed over this past weekend, and strengthened into Tropical Storm Patricia. The GOES-11 satellite captured Patricia from her "birth" several hundred miles south of Baja California, to her track there today, Tuesday, October 13. The National Hurricane Center has posted a tropical storm warning for the southern portion of the Baja California peninsula from Buenavista to Agua Blanca, including Cabo San Lucas. A tropical storm warning means...

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2009-08-31 13:05:00

Hurricane Warnings are up for the southern Baja California, as powerful Category Four Hurricane Jimena threatens. Jimena developed over the weekend, and the infrared instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured that explosive development.A hurricane warning is in effect for the southern portion of the Baja California peninsula from Bahia Magdalena southward on the west coast...and from San Evaristo southward on the east coast, including Cabo San Lucas. Hurricane conditions are expected in the...

2008-07-08 12:00:39

If surfing, boating, golfing, relaxing and great food and wine on the Pacific Ocean are qualities you desire in a beachside home or condo, look no further than NAOS in Mexico's Riviera Baja. New growth in the Baja area has gotten locals and many other California, Nevada and Arizona natives very excited; yet, no building thus far has featured the high-standard of quality and value that discerning buyers demand in today's market...until now. NAOS will create the area's most sophisticated...

2008-07-02 09:00:46

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - Baja Mining Corp. (the "Company" or "Baja") (TSX:BAJ) is pleased to announce that on the 30th of June it completed the transaction (the "Transaction", as described in its press releases of April 17, 2008 and June 3, 2008) with a consortium of Korean companies (the "Consortium") led by Korea Resources Corporation ("Kores"). Baja is pleased to welcome its new development partners and Consortium members: Kores, LS-Nikko Copper Inc.,...