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2014-06-16 08:21:20

Flotation Products To Support New Undersea Research Network BIDDEFORD, Maine and SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepWater Buoyancy has been awarded a major contract to supply flotation to the University of Washington's Applied Physics Laboratory for the cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The OOI, a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is planned as an integrated infrastructure of science-driven platforms and sensor...

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
2014-06-10 13:29:42

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been responsible for a national marine sanctuary program for the past 40 years. In that time, there have been 14 designated marine sanctuaries, from a protected Civil War era shipwreck to coral reefs and tiny atolls, which fall within their purview. The process that led to that handful of protected zones included a nomination process which sought input from the public...

World Oceans Day 2014
2014-06-07 06:38:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Thousands of different organizations in more than 70 countries are joining forces this weekend to celebrate World Oceans Day (June 8, 2014), a global initiative designed to honor the massive bodies of water that cover the majority of the Earth as well as celebrate them for their aesthetic value and the products they provide to people all over the world. World Oceans Day (WOD), which has been unofficially commemorated since 2002...

Sea Star Disease Epidemic Surges In Oregon
2014-06-06 03:36:07

Oregon State University Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded along the Oregon Coast and created an epidemic of historic magnitude, one that threatens to decimate the entire population of purple ochre sea stars. Prior to this, Oregon had been the only part of the West Coast that had been largely spared this devastating disease. The ochre sea star, which is the species most heavily affected by the disease in the intertidal zone, may be...

2014-06-02 16:22:26

HOUSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) announced it has acquired AIRSIS Inc., a provider of remote asset management software services. AIRSIS' revenue for 2013 was approximately $7 million, and its future financial results will be included in Oceaneering's Subsea Projects segment. This acquisition is expected to enhance Oceaneering's current asset tracking service offered on offshore drilling rigs and vessels engaged in subsea activities....

2014-05-30 16:21:04

Experience Close-up Encounters with Rarely Seen Sea Creatures at Acuario Inbursa, a Center Specializing in the Exhibition and Rehabilitation of Endangered Marine Species MEXICO CITY, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in Plaza Carso, adjacent to the entrance of the Soumaya Museum, Jumex Museum and Telcel Theatre, Acuario Inbursa will open its doors to the public on June 11th. Visitors can encounter over 5,000 marine specimens belonging to 230 different species through 48 exhibits...

2014-05-22 23:14:33

This important sub-sector of biology will be covered in a segment. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Marine biology is the study of all things living in water. From the greatest fish in the sea to the algae that produces more oxygen than any other plant on Earth, understanding how these animals and vegetation live and what impact humans have on these living species is vital to prolonging the life of not only these creatures and plants, but also the environment as it is today. Despite having explored...

2014-05-08 16:30:03

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Research and Markets

2014-05-06 12:21:51

DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Subsea Pumps Market by Type (Helico-Axial, ESP, Centrifugal, Twin-Screw, Hybrid, Counter-Axial), by Application (Subsea Boosting, Subsea Injection, Subsea Separation, Subsea Gas Compression) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the Subsea Pumps Market with the analysis and forecast of the global revenue. Browse 63 market data tables with 32 figures spread through 171 pages and...

2014-05-05 04:20:46

ABERDEEN, United Kingdom, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group is proud to have delivered engineering support to the Subsea Well Response Project (SWRP), a joint industry project to further improve the prevention of, and response to, subsea well-control incidents. Contracted by Shell, on behalf of the SWRP team, Wood Group Kenny led the way and drew on the expertise of Wood Group Mustang and Wood Group PSN. The energy services company has been supporting the project since 2012,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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