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2013-07-01 23:03:41

Stevens Institute of Technology launched TRACES, a new educational service and website on environmental spill forecasting in and around the port of New York and New Jersey waters. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Stevens Institute of Technology launched TRACES, a new educational service and website on environmental spill forecasting in and around the port of New York and New Jersey waters. In coordination with personnel from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s...

2013-06-12 23:18:47

With as many as eleven hurricanes predicted this year, preparing homes for the season is imperative for Louisiana residents. Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Louisiana is no stranger to hurricane season. Although the official start this year was marked by June 1, the threat of a hurricane is a worry residents will not soon forget. With storms such as Isaac, Rita and Katrina being just a few of many that have brought devastation to the state, preparedness is imperative. This year, The...

2013-06-06 23:02:25

A University of Colorado Boulder professor is leading a major NASA airborne science campaign this summer that will probe weather patterns and air pollution over a vast expanse of North America that have potential global climate consequences. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 A University of Colorado Boulder professor is leading a major NASA airborne science campaign this summer that will probe weather patterns and air pollution over a vast expanse of North America that have potential global...

2013-06-03 23:15:15

The Conservancy is highlighting the benefits of coral, mangrove, sea grass, and shellfish restoration to people and nature including reducing risk from natural disasters for coastal communities and benefits to local economies through tourism and additional fish production Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The Nature Conservancy, a leader in global marine restoration, is celebrating science in action with the first annual Restoration Week on June 3rd — June 8th...

2013-06-03 23:04:19

Full Live Proceedings of Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) Presented Online by NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 On June 4-6, 2013, OceansLIVE will cover proceedings at Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW), the nation´s premier ocean-focused conference, where marine professionals, government officials, and ocean enthusiasts discuss and advance ocean policy goals. All of CHOW OceansLIVE coverage will be...

US Puffins In Danger
2013-06-03 13:22:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The population of Atlantic puffins is showing signs that it may be in trouble, and scientists now say that the problems plaguing the iconic birds could be an early warning for the conservation of other seabird species. Based on observations of puffins that visit the Gulf of Maine, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and other New...

2013-05-31 23:28:07

allRisk disaster expert Dean Ragone urges residents to prepare for the worst. Somerdale, N.J (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts another active hurricane season for the Atlantic in 2013. Hurricane season begins June 1 and NOAA predicts that 7 to 11 hurricanes could hit the region, with 3 to 6 of those storms being major hurricanes before the season ends on Nov. 1. A major hurricane is defined as a storm with winds of 111 mph or higher. Last...


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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