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Google Earth Ocean Terrain Receives Major Update
2012-02-04 03:58:41

Data from Scripps, NOAA sharpen resolution of seafloor maps, correct "discovery" of Atlantis Internet information giant Google updated ocean data in its Google Earth application this week, reflecting new bathymetry data assembled by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, NOAA researchers and many other ocean mapping groups from around the world. The newest version of Google Earth includes more accurate imagery in several key areas of ocean using data collected by research...

Image 1 - Scientists Map Deepest Part Of The Ocean
2011-12-08 13:44:38

The Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) has mapped the deepest part of the ocean in greater detail than ever before. The scientists mapped the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific, which runs about 1,550 miles and extends down to nearly seven miles. The deepest point measured extends deeper below sea level than the height of Mount Everest, which is the highest point on the Earth. "We mapped the entire trench, from its northern end at Dutton Ridge, all the way to where it...

Image 1 - Multibeam Sonar Can Map Undersea Gas Seeps
2011-10-07 03:41:44

A technology commonly used to map the bottom of the deep ocean can also detect gas seeps in the water column with remarkably high fidelity, according to scientists from the University of New Hampshire and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This finding, made onboard the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer in the Gulf of Mexico, will lead to more effective mapping of these gas seeps and, ultimately, enhanced understanding of our ocean environments. The mapping technology,...

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2010-03-19 13:11:55

Scientists seize rare opportunity to map one of largest quakes in recorded history Scientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and affiliated with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California at San Diego are undertaking an expedition to explore the rupture site of the 8.8-magnitude Chilean earthquake. The quake is one of the largest in recorded history. The scientists hope to capitalize on a unique scientific opportunity to capture fresh data...

2009-05-07 09:00:00

ABERDEEN, Scotland and SEATTLE, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Seatronics, an established global supplier of electronic subsea equipment, has selected BlueView Technologies, Inc. as the latest addition to its core group of products. BlueView Technologies is a leading supplier of miniature multibeam sonar. Seatronics will represent BlueView in key oil and gas markets around the globe. "BlueView is quickly becoming an industry standard in the US oil and gas market with its line of acoustic...

2008-08-13 15:00:57

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: George Grant, +1-206-812-3021, George.grant@blueviewtech.com Source: BlueView Technologies, Inc. SEATTLE, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueView Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of miniature multibeam imaging sonar, announced that the company has been awarded a Federal Supply Schedule contract by the General Services Administration (GSA). GSA is a centralized federal procurement agency that serves to improve government efficiency and help federal...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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