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iceberg
2014-10-13 05:13:26

As the massive ice sheet that once covered much of North America began to melt, icebergs and meltwater would have regularly reached South Carolina and even Florida, according to new research published in the current advance online edition of the journal Nature Geosciences.

Killer Whales Trapped In Polar Ice Finally Make Their Escape
2013-01-10 11:35:59

After spotting trapped killer whales in the freezing waters of Hudson Bay on Wednesday, concerned residents called for the government's help to free the large marine mammals.

Image 1 - NPP Satellite Acquires First VIIRS Image
2011-11-23 04:39:50

The Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) onboard NASA's newest Earth-observing satellite, NPP, acquired its first measurements on Nov. 21, 2011.

2011-07-08 09:11:00

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Chase, a successful transportation executive, was today named president of OmniTRAX Canada, Inc., positioning the company for growth and new ventures. "I look forward to pursuing business opportunities for OmniTRAX that also benefit Canada, and particularly, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the North," said Chase.

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2011-02-08 18:35:00

University of Alberta researchers studied the reproductive ecology of polar bears in Hudson Bay and have linked declining litter sizes with loss of sea ice.

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2010-02-23 15:45:42

Biologists affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History and City College of the City University of New York have found that grizzly bears are roaming into what was traditionally thought of as polar bear habitat—and into the Canadian province of Manitoba, where they are officially listed as extirpated.

2009-04-13 07:30:00

Surveillance Covers 250,000 Square Nautical Miles of Airspace for Enhanced Safety, Reduced Fuel-burn, Increased Capacity and Lower Emissions EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) ground-based transceivers are now being used to track air traffic over Hudson Bay, Canada.

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2008-09-28 10:25:00

A strip of bedrock located in the eastern area of Canada's Hudson Bay was discovered to have the oldest rocks on Earth, said scientists on Thursday. The rocks were formed about 4.28 billion years ago, shortly after the planet was created. It might even contain evidence of movement by ancient creatures.

2008-07-16 00:00:25

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Noble Metal Group Incorporated (TSX VENTURE:NMG) - The Company announces that it has today entered into an exploration agreement with Cougar Minerals Corporation ("Cougar") of Vancouver for the exploration of NHA's oil shale exploration permitted lands located near Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan.


Latest Hudson Bay Reference Libraries

Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was involved in the fighting in the Bay of Biscay up until he was captured by the French. He remained a...

Arctic Ocean
2013-04-18 22:31:23

The Arctic Ocean which is located in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Arctic north polar region, is the shallowest and smallest of the world’s five major oceanic divisions. The International Hydrographic Organization recognizes it as an ocean, although, some oceanographers consider it as the Arctic Mediterranean Sea or simply, the Arctic Sea, classifying it a Mediterranean sea or an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean. Alternatively, the Arctic Ocean can be considered as the northernmost...

2012-06-14 11:20:07

Symbol: RIHUH Group: Dicot Family: Grossulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MI, MN, WA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 07:40:37

Symbol: CAHE4 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta...

2012-06-18 07:40:40

Symbol: CAHEH2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CACUR Carex curta Goodenough var. robustior (Kük.) B. Boivin Distribution: CarexheleonastesL. f. ssp.heleonastesdistribution:USA(AK, MI),CAN(AB, BC, LB, MB, NF, NT, NU, ON, QC, SK, YT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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