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2009-03-10 06:50:00

Two Warning Systems to Operate in the South China Sea, Providing Critical Data to the Chinese Tsunami Warning Center in Beijing SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today it has been awarded a contract by the People's Republic of China State Oceanographic Agency to produce and deliver two SAIC Tsunami Buoy (STB) systems.

2009-03-09 11:40:00

GEORGETOWN, S.C., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials with Santee Cooper, Coastal Carolina University and the South Carolina Energy Office today announced the launch of weather buoys that will measure wind off the coast of Georgetown and Little River, a significant step that positions South Carolina as a leader in the rapidly developing national wind energy landscape.

2008-11-10 14:03:47

The newly implemented Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean, GITEWS, goes into operation today and with this, the system enters its final phase of optimization.

2008-09-16 21:00:16

PHOTOS: » Sunk boat is raised, towed Divers with the Ventura company Channel Watch Marine, also known as Vessel Assist, helped tow the 43-foot Golden Seagull to King Harbor Marine Center on Monday after raising the boat from 50 feet of water off Redondo Beach.

2008-07-07 12:00:25

By Scott Goldstein and Rudolph Bush, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 7--The Fourth of July weekend proved to be among the deadliest in recent memory for swimmers at area lakes, with seven people confirmed drowned from Friday to Sunday.

2008-07-07 03:00:30

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT and London Stock Exchange AIM: OPT) ("OPT" or the "Company") will host an audio webcast to review its fiscal year-ended April 30, 2008 results and related matters on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Dr. George W.

2008-05-06 17:28:49

The thirteen buoys of the Right Whale Listening Network listen for endangered right whales crossing shipping channels, and provide a warning to ships to slow down.

2008-04-28 14:40:00

Endangered North Atlantic right whales are safer along Massachusetts Bay's busy shipping lanes this spring, thanks to a new system of smart buoys. The buoys recognize whales' distinctive calls and route the information to a public Web site and a marine warning system, giving ships the chance to avoid deadly collisions.

2008-01-09 06:00:00

The recent development of daytime recreational deep-dropping in South Florida is a double-edged swordfishery, according to participants. Catching big swordfish under the sun has been a huge boon to the charter boat industry and the recreational community.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.