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Susquehanna Flats
2014-09-04 03:00:08

Amy Pelsinsky, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science The Susquehanna Flats, a large bed of underwater grasses near the mouth of the Susquehanna River, virtually disappeared from the upper Chesapeake Bay after Tropical Storm Agnes more than 40 years ago. However, the grasses mysteriously began to come back in the early 2000s. Today, the bed is one of the biggest and healthiest in the Bay, spanning some 20 square miles. A new study by scientists at the University of...

2014-08-04 12:21:43

MIAMI, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam is pleased to announce the successful opening of the Port of Miami Tunnel Project in Florida. Financial close was previously achieved on October 15, 2009, making Meridiam a 90% shareholder in the project alongside Bouygues Travaux Publics. Florida utilized the public-private partnership model to complete the tunnel, and the project was jointly tendered by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Miami-Dade County, and the City of...

Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater Is Home To Oldest Seawater On Earth
2013-11-22 04:32:34

[ Watch the Video: Old Water Found In The New World ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US Geological Survey (USGS) hydrologists drilling into the largest crater in the country have stumbled across an amazing discovery – the oldest body of seawater ever unearthed. The water, which according to Discovery News is at least 100 million years old, was found over one kilometer beneath Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. The seawater is believed to have come from the...

2013-07-18 23:22:27

The Berman Law Group in Florida is now offering car accident attorney consultations in Key Biscayne, FL, so call 1-888-211-2304. The law firm keeps its focus on injury and accident cases. Key Biscayne, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Going out for a drive can be a fun thing to do. Many people drive to work, community activities or even the beach, simply to enjoy themselves and have a good time. Yet what can spoil a good time? A car accident. That is where the Law Offices of Berman and Berman...

2012-10-22 22:22:31

The extensive system of levees along the Mississippi River has done much to prevent devastating floods in riverside communities. But the levees have also contributed to the loss of Louisiana's wetlands. By holding in floodwaters, they prevent sediment from flowing into the watershed and rebuilding marshes, which are compacting under their own weight and losing ground to sea-level rise. Reporting in Nature Geoscience, a team of University of Pennsylvania geologists and others used the...

2012-09-05 23:02:26

Buzzards Bay Coalition Launches Film Festival to Fight Pollution New Bedford, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 The first Buzzards Bay Film Festival is inviting submissions for its inaugural screenings on November 9-11 in Falmouth and New Bedford, Massachusetts. The Festival is a salute to life lived in, on, and around Buzzards Bay, a 233-square mile estuary in Southeastern Massachusetts. The Festival is part of the year-long 25th Anniversary celebration of the Buzzards Bay...

2012-07-18 23:02:21

Mobile application is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese and targets affluent Latin American buyers looking to purchase upscale residences in South Florida. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Echo Interaction Group (Echo) — one of the nation´s leading mobile application and interactive media development company — recently partnered with real estate group Fortune International to develop a multilingual application for Paramount Bay, a sophisticated property in...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'