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2009-09-11 12:53:00

CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) have partnered to perform an extensive study of the shoreline in southern Rhode Island.

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2009-09-02 13:50:03

Persistent winds and a weakened current in the Mid-Atlantic contributed to higher than normal sea levels along the Eastern Seaboard in June and July.

2009-08-18 13:24:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now traversing the Northwest Passage, the Ocean Watch crew - four professional sailors, a scientist and an educator - recently completed the deployment of three NOAA Global Drifter Program buoys. Dr.

2009-08-08 23:46:02

A man was killed Saturday in an English powerboat race after his boat was struck by another as he rounded a turn. Alex Edmunds, 41, was a co-pilot, The Times of London said.

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2009-07-15 20:05:00

US government researchers announced Wednesday that satellites can spot the leading edge of a Tsunami by detecting giant waves and getting people out of their way.

2009-06-01 08:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated the ability to communicate in real time with a submerged submarine at classified speeds and depths. This capability, which addresses one of the most significant shortfalls in submarine communications, was exhibited for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy during an at-sea trial of Raytheon's Deep Siren Tactical Paging (DSTP) system.

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2009-05-29 12:44:24

Anybody who observes waves can see that they are not the same height in winter and summer, but rather that their height varies over time, and we have applied a 'non- seasonal' statistical model in order to measure extreme events such as these.

2009-05-11 06:50:00

Warning System to Operate in the Bay of Bengal, Providing Critical Data to the Tsunami Warning Centers SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Government of the Kingdom of Thailand for the production and delivery of an SAIC Tsunami Buoy (STB) system.

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2009-05-05 13:51:41

Scientists are hoping a new set of buoys in the Indian Ocean will provide farmers with information that can better predict monsoons in some of the world’s most underdeveloped regions.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.