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2014-10-09 16:20:48

RICHMOND, BC, Oct.

NASA Satellites Monitor Great Lakes Ice
2013-11-14 08:15:18

Scientists from NASA and NOAA developed a new technique that uses satellites to monitor the ice cover of the Great Lakes.

2007-12-17 08:29:42

PARIS - Canada's Radarsat-2 Earth observation satellite, which has been almost a decade in design and construction, launched successfully Friday aboard a Russian Soyuz-Fregat rocket from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, according to launch-services provider Starsem S.A.

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2007-10-26 05:46:04

The International Ice Charting Working Group predicts more marine transportation in the Arctic as sea ice continues to diminish and warns of "significant hazards to navigation," according to a statement released yesterday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.