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Image 1 - Argo Floats Help Monitor Ocean Acidity
2011-09-05 06:57:05

  Scientists can now remotely monitor the ocean´s changing chemistry with help from some of the five-foot-tall Argo floats that drift with deep ocean currents and transmit data via satellite back to land. A new and innovative method shows how readings of the acidity (pH) and total carbon dioxide (CO2) content of seawater can help scientists understand changes in the chemistry of the world´s ocean. A U.S.-based research team and their Canadian colleagues developed the new...

2011-02-11 11:20:00

BARCELONA, February 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Observations, award winning design agency, and IKIVO, market leading supplier of UI solutions based on open web standards, today jointly announce their partnership to deliver Fipplr, a progressive Android Homescreen. Fipplr improves content and social service experiences thanks to purposeful feeds and an unconventional take on graphic design. "Many homescreens fail to provide meaningful interactions and access to information adapted...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin