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The Ice Surrenders Its Secrets Floe By Floe
2013-08-27 12:28:35

AlphaGalileo Foundation Bowhead and minke whale sightings, extensive ice floe measurements and the successful retrieval of important moored instruments are among the successes of a multinational team of ice engineering researchers and marine biologists during their first week off the coast of northeastern Greenland on the Swedish icebreaker Oden. “The general atmosphere on the cruise is quite good,” says Raed Lubbad, cruise director and an associate professor at the Norwegian...

Zombie Worms And Shipwrecks
2013-08-14 10:30:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Zombie worms are coming for your bones – but probably only if they end up at the bottom of Antarctic waters. A new report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B suggested that if a wooden ship and its crew sank in the Southern Ocean that surrounds Antarctica, any evidence of the crew would decompose long before the ship itself. That's because so-called "zombie worms" - including two newly discovered species - living at the bottom...

Composition Of Microbial Populations Determined By Freshwater Flows Into The Arctic And Southern Oceans
2012-10-11 08:05:22

Part of NSF's International Polar Year research portfolio, the six-nation study indicates that shallow-water populations have little in common Differing contributions of freshwater from glaciers and streams to the Arctic and Southern oceans appear to be responsible for the fact that the majority of microbial communities that thrive near the surface at the Poles share few common members, according to an international team of researchers, some of whom were supported by the National Science...

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2011-08-26 11:49:24

  Icebreaker will create channel allowing annual refueling and resupply of two U.S. stations in Antarctica The National Science Foundation (NSF) yesterday announced it has reached an agreement with a Russian company to charter a diesel icebreaker to create a channel through the sea ice of Antarctica's McMurdo Sound that will allow the annual refueling and resupply of two U.S. stations in Antarctica. NSF has signed a one-year contract, with an option for additional years, with...

SIMS
2011-08-23 14:17:30

  You can´t get any “higher”: on 22 August 2011 at exactly 9.42 a.m. the research icebreaker Polarstern of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association reaches the North Pole. The aim of the current expedition is to document changes in the far north. Thus, the researchers on board are conducting an extensive investigation program in the water, ice and air at the northernmost point on the Earth. The little sea ice cover makes...

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2010-12-09 11:00:00

Amundsen Sea Polynya International Research Expedition (ASPIRE) Combines Research and Education In a unique and complex example of "science diplomacy," teams of U.S. and Swedish scientists are sailing this month aboard two research vessels to study the ecology of the Amundsen Sea, one of the least-explored and most productive bodies in Antarctic waters, and to gauge the potential effects of a changing climate on the Southern Ocean. The joint American and Swedish expedition, involving the U.S....

2010-11-04 07:05:00

DENVER, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Songdrops Music has announced it will be offering all teachers free downloads of all three Bryant Oden CDs, from November 15th through December 1st 2010, through http://Songdrops.com. If you haven't yet heard a Bryant Oden children's song, there's a fair chance you will soon. His viral hit "The Duck Song" has over 20 million YouTube views, has done well on the iTunes Children's Music charts, and is now a push-to-play children's book with CD (from...

2008-08-05 15:00:22

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2008) - The Honourable Josee Verner, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women and Minister for La Francophonie, today announced the appointment of Marlie Oden as a member of the board of Telefilm Canada. "Ms. Oden's expertise, as well as her dedication and interest in the arts, will be a welcome addition to Telefilm's board," said Minister Verner. Ms. Oden is currently working as a Managing Partner at Bridge Communications which offers a...

2005-12-01 20:48:52

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tap-tap of a jump rope hitting the floorboards and the thud of boxing glove on punching bag echoed through the mahogany-walled New York Athletic Club. In the ring, John "Pecos Kid" Oden, a money manager at Bernstein Investments, was sparring with Chris Angle, an investment adviser. Boxing, once the sport of neighborhood toughs, has increasingly come to reside at places like the exclusive New York Athletic Club, where middle-aged executives...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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