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Now Available: New Live Bi-ocular Animations Of Two Oceans
2013-04-08 12:20:18

The GOES Project at the NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. announced the creation of satellite animations of both GOES-13 and GOES-15 to show continuous views of both oceans, with conjoined images reminiscent of binoculars.

Earth Networks: Flying Under The Radar
2013-04-04 08:34:27

redOrbit traveled to Germantown, Maryland last week to learn about an innovative ground-based approach to monitoring lightning activity. But the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENTLN) is just one aspect of Earth Networks, the company behind the popular weather website and app, WeatherBug.

Coastal Population Explodes Even With A Surge In Intense Ocean Storms
2013-03-26 14:45:58

Massive hurricanes like Sandy, Isaac and Katrina may cost the United States billions of dollars and thousands of lives, but apparently they don’t deter people from living near these storms’ hardest hit areas.

Risk To Endangered Whales From Ship Traffic Off Southern California Analyzed In New Study
2013-03-26 13:12:04

Researchers have identified areas off southern California with high numbers of whales and assessed their risk from potentially deadly collisions with commercial ship traffic in a study released today in the scientific journal Conservation Biology.

2013-03-25 08:14:36

For decades researchers have recorded sounds from whales and other marine mammals, using a variety of methods including passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) to better understand how these animals use sound to interact with each other and with the environment. Now, for the first time, researchers report using this technology to record spawning cod in the wild.

2013-03-23 23:04:21

Flood Control America stands in support of NOAA’s efforts to highlight the threat of flooding in the United States with Flood Safety Awareness Week.

Limited Phosphorus Makes Gulf Of Mexico Algae Even Meaner
2013-03-13 10:27:32

When Gulf of Mexico algae don't get enough nutrients, they focus their remaining energy on becoming more and more poisonous to ensure their survival

Satellite Views Of Nor'easter Provided by NASA
2013-03-08 10:43:28

The merging of two low pressure areas into a large Nor'easter on March 6 brought winter weather advisories and warnings to the Mid-Atlantic.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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