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2014-07-28 16:23:50

For only the second time, US citizens can run in the Havana Marathon or Half Marathon; entrants can vie for a chance to win a spot on the Havana Marathon 4-Day Tour, Nov 14-17 NEW

2014-07-22 12:27:13

Seven-day custom people-to-people tour with 36-year broadcaster allows American baseball fans insider access to the world of baseball in the US and Cuba NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

deepwater horizon
2014-07-17 05:07:50

When the Deepwater Horizon released about 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, 1.84 million gallons of chemical dispersants were pumped into the Gulf to break up the oil and eliminate oil slicks across the surface of the water.

2014-06-16 16:21:31

HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced that it has reached an agreement with BP Exploration & Production Inc.

2014-06-16 09:55:27

Coastal communities are often relaxing locales with lush natural attributes.

2014-06-06 16:21:03

HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a two-year drilling contract for

2014-05-23 12:22:23

HOUSTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD), an international provider of contract

2014-05-12 12:29:33

Insight Cuba, the leading provider of people-to-people travel to Cuba receives special athletic license from the U.S.

2014-05-06 20:22:09

HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) announced today that it has started its latest Gulf of Mexico exploration campaign.

2014-05-06 08:25:03

HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the three months ended March 31, 2014, Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) generated net income from continuing operations of


Latest Gulf of Mexico Reference Libraries

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

American Mediterranean Sea
2013-04-18 12:49:28

The American Mediterranean Sea is the combined waterbody of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The American Mediterranean’s surface area is 4.319 million square kilometers and an average depth of 7,270 feet. The basins of the sea include those of the southern Caribbean: The Venezuelan, the Magdalena River, the two Colombians and the Gulf of Darien; and the Yucatan Basin. It also consists of the Mexican and the Mississippi basin, both of the Gulf of Mexico. The sea is considered...

ENSO Effects On Ocean Waters
2012-09-14 11:46:45

The above graph highlights how the ENSO has an impact on water temps. Northern Gulf of Mexico during EL-Nino: The first part of March during this EL-Nino cycle saw water temps in the 56-60F range, while the 8-14th saw water temps warm to the 60-64F range. By the third week of March temps had maintained 60-64F. The last week of March the temps dropped back to around 56-60F. Northern Gulf of Mexico during LA-Nina: The first week of March saw water temps approach the 70-72F range, by the...

Low Pressure Development Near The Gulf Coast
2012-06-15 02:30:39

As of 2:30pm Friday afternoon an area of disturbed weather has intensified in coverage over the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. At this time the NHC has given the area a 0% of development. As it continues to track westward across the Gulf of Mexico it will bring increased winds/seas and heavy precipitation to the area. Severe weather also can’t be ruled out with this system as it continues westward over the next couple of days. Places that are going to be impacted with increased seas will be any...

The Loop Ocean Current
2012-07-10 18:20:32

When it comes to learning about the weather it is very important to understand about the oceans. The reason for this is that ocean currents can play a major role on not only weather but also the climate of a region. The current that we are looking at is called the Loop Current. If you look at the image above you can see that it’s situated just off the west coast of Florida and extends into the Gulf of Mexico. The Loop current is a warm current and this creates a warmer surrounding in...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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