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Image 1 - Japanese Devastation The Result Of Merging Waves
2011-12-06 09:57:05

The deadly tsunami generated from the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake that devastated northeastern Japan resulted from merging waves, causing the killer tsunami to double in intensity over ocean ridges, and then amplifying its power upon landfall.

2011-05-13 10:41:24

A new set of buoys in Alaska waters will help scientists understand how climate change may be affecting the pH level of northern seas.

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2010-08-10 20:05:52

An international team of scientists and technicians are participating in a groundbreaking buoy deployment that will help them to better understand interactions between the ocean and atmosphere during typhoons.

2010-06-22 13:00:00

LUSBY, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dominion Foundation has provided a $200,000 grant to Coastal Conservation Association Maryland for an open-water monitoring buoy at the Dominion Reef at the Gooses, an artificial reef in the Chesapeake Bay.

2010-05-24 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a contract for the production and delivery of an SAIC Tsunami Buoy (STB) system by the Far Eastern Ecological Center, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, for the Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute (FERHRI), Vladivostok, Russian Federation.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.