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Lone sailor saved by satellite iceberg warning

Lone sailor saved by satellite iceberg warning

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Matteo Miceli is sailing his Eco40 yacht non-stop around the world using only renewable energy in a project called ‘Roma Ocean World’. This is a high-tech, high-efficiency expedition. Even...

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AUV SeaBED robot
2014-11-25 07:07:44

Scientists have created the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice.

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.

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control

Finding Deepest Iceberg Scours To Date Provides New Insights Into Arctic’s Glacial Past
2014-08-13 03:02:09

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), have found between Greenland and Spitsbergen the scours left behind on the sea bed by gigantic icebergs.

2014-06-24 23:02:30

Balboa Press Author Paul Lamb Recovers from Car Crash Coma to Write "Exploring the Iceberg", Aimed at Helping Others Who Have Struggled After Debilitating Injuries Ancaster,

Antarctic icebergs
2014-06-17 05:19:27

Summer and winter on the Antarctic shore are drastically different. Winters are dark and frozen, while summers are characterized by bright, clear waters, thick with algae and drifting icebergs.

Massive Iceberg Could Disrupt Shipping Lanes In The Southern Ocean
2014-04-23 08:56:59

An iceberg previously said to be more than eight times the size of Manhattan could soon disrupt shipping lanes as it moves well outside of Pine Island Bay in Antarctica.

Titanic Sailing Conditions Were Not As Extreme As Modern Day
2014-04-11 09:01:42

One hundred and two years ago, the Titanic set off on its fateful maiden voyage from the United Kingdom. Coinciding with that anniversary is a new report that has determined the conditions surrounding the iceberg that would eventually take 1,517 lives.

Iceberg Breaks Off Pine Island Glacier, May Disrupt Shipping Lanes
2013-11-14 15:21:30

Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Southampton were awarded an emergency grant to study how an iceberg that recently separated from an Antarctic glacier could disrupt shipping lanes.

The Ice Surrenders Its Secrets Floe By Floe
2013-08-27 12:28:35

Bowhead and minke whale sightings, extensive ice floe measurements and the successful retrieval of important moored instruments are among the successes of a multinational team of ice engineering researchers and marine biologists during their first week off the coast of northeastern Greenland on the Swedish icebreaker Oden.


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