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Arctic Climate Project Looking For Citizen Scientists
2012-10-25 04:06:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is asking citizen scientists to come together to help reconstruct the historical climate of the Arctic. NOAA is teaming up with National Archives and Records Administration and Zooniverse, a citizen science web portal, to find volunteers to transcribe a newly digitized set of ship logs dating back to 1850. The ship logs are from the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Revenue Cutter...

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2012-07-11 09:36:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The acid levels of the world's oceans are increasing far faster than scientists had expected, making it one of the biggest threats to coral reefs and threatening both food supplies and the tourism industry, the head of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) told reporters Monday. Speaking with Kristen Gelineau of the Associated Press (AP), Jane Lubchenco, head of the American scientific organization, said...

2011-06-24 13:46:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) welcomed Dr. Jane Lubchenco, who oversees the nation's weather service, to Philadelphia today and praised the agency's new agreement to raise awareness on climate change and global warming. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "It is important for our nation to have a public dialogue that informs Americans about the challenges we face because of climate change, instead of...

2011-05-04 21:30:45

Kathryn D. Sullivan, Ph.D., was confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate and appointed by President Obama to serve as assistant secretary of commerce for environmental observation and prediction and deputy administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Dr. Sullivan, who previously served as NOAA's chief scientist, is a distinguished scientist, renowned astronaut and intrepid explorer. As assistant secretary, she will play a central role in directing...

2011-02-22 12:15:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011 AT 9:30 A.M. EST Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Administrator, NOAA, and leading experts discuss report findings and solutions WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new comprehensive analysis of the threats to coral reefs will be launched globally on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. More than 25 partners contributed to the report, and events will take place in Washington, D.C.; London, England; Malaysia; Australia; and other...

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2010-06-09 06:00:00

An analysis conducted by scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has confirmed that oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill has now reached a distance of more than 40 nautical miles from the original leak, and has been found at a depth of 3,300 feet, the AFP news agency reported Tuesday. The agency's report provides evidence that large quantities of oil have spread not just along the ocean's surface, but at great depths as well, U.S. officials said Tuesday. "NOAA...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'