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2012-03-26 23:02:43

Professional surfer Bianca Valenti of Marin County wins Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Women´s SeaHawaii Pro at the world famous Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu. North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 On Friday, March 9th 2012 the ASP Women´s SeaHawaii Pipeline Pro short board competition ran in treacherous conditions at the world famous Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu. The contest got underway in the gnarliest conditions ever, in the...

Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami
2011-12-29 05:00:33

[ Watch the Video ] Debris scatters in the Pacific Ocean, possibly heading to U.S. Debris from the tsunami that devastated Japan in March could reach the United States as early as this winter, according to predictions by NOAA scientists. However, they warn there is still a large amount of uncertainty over exactly what is still floating, where it's located, where it will go, and when it will arrive. Responders now have a challenging, if not impossible situation on their hands: How...

2011-09-12 06:28:20

The Hawai℠i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai℠i at Mānoa´s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology announced the launch of their new website showcasing the science from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Research Partnership. HONOLULU, HI (TODAY) — The Hawai℠i Institute of Marine Biology´s (HIMB) new Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Research Partnership website...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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