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2012-07-11 05:35:31

UK scientists will measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that has, for the first time, been successfully deployed on the seabed. Renewable energy from tidal currents can be generated using turbines in the tidal flow, and wave energy can be captured in a number of different ways. FLOWBEC (Flow and Benthic Ecology 4D) is a three-year, £1.2 million project that brings together a consortium of...

2012-06-05 02:20:20

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChronGlobal Corp. (www.chronglobal.com), the developer of the successful ChronGlobal Tidal Chronoscope app, has released a new specifically designed version for iPad users. Tide: Tidal Chronoscope HD uses the iPad's GPS to deliver accurate current tide predictions worldwide in stunning HD graphics. The original version of this app was wildly popular, enjoying a spot in the top one percent of all paid iPhone apps, and was embraced as the ultimate...

2012-05-15 10:27:08

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials with Southern Tide, a rapidly growing lifestyle brand of apparel, today announced the company has expanded its collection by adding a new product, three youth boys' sizes, available in seven different colors. Now available, the Southern Tide Youth Boys' Skipjack Polo is now available in Red, White, Nautical Blue, Leaf Green, Lemon, Persimmon and Ocean Blue. The shirt comes in sizes Small (8), Medium (10-12) and Large (14-16). The...

New Research On Seaweeds Shows It Takes More Than Being Flexible To Survive Crashing Waves
2012-05-10 12:58:48

Bladed and branched algae adapted to strong wave conditions are able to reconfigure their shape and size Seaweeds are important foundational species that are vital both as food and habitat to many aquatic and terrestrial shore organisms. Yet seaweeds that cling to rocky shores are continually at risk of being broken or dislodged from their holds by crashing waves with large hydrodynamic forces. So how do such seaweeds survive in intertidal zones? Do they have special properties that make...

'Supermoon' Expected This Weekend
2012-05-05 15:05:08

The biggest and brightest full moon of the year will occur this weekend. An estimated 16% brighter than normal, this spectacular ℠Supermoon´ will be visible in the night sky on Saturday (May 5) at 11:35 p.m. EDT, according NASA. Click here for video. The scientific term for the phenomenon is "perigee moon." Full Moons vary in size because of the oval shape of the Moon's orbit. The Moon follows an elliptical path around Earth with one side ("perigee") about 50,000 km closer than...

2012-04-30 06:23:58

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melissa L. Bradley, CEO of Tides, has been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential women in Bay Area business. For the past decade, the San Francisco Business Times has annually compiled a list to honor the outstanding women professionals who make a difference in their companies, industries, and communities across the Bay Area. Past honorees include Helen A. Burt, SVP and Chief Customer...

2012-04-14 23:00:55

Marine Weather & Radar, Tides, GPS, 24-Hour Marine Assistance And More in One Elegant App Southold, NY (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Sea Tow Services International, Inc., the world´s leading professional marine assistance organization, announces the launch of the Sea Tow App. Available for free download at http://www.seatow.com/app by iPhone and Android smartphone users (regardless of whether they are Sea Tow Members or not), this indispensable boater´s tool offers a host of...

Rising Sea Levels Could Boost Storm Surges
2012-03-16 05:19:24

Sea level rise due to global warming has already doubled the annual risk of coastal flooding of historic proportions across widespread areas of the United States, according to a new report from Climate Central. By 2030, many locations are likely to see storm surges combining with sea level rise to raise waters at least 4 feet above the local high-tide line. Nearly 5 million U.S. residents live in 2.6 million homes on land below this level. More than 6 million people live on land below 5 feet;...

Did The Moon Play A Role In Sinking The Titanic?
2012-03-06 12:27:19

A team of astronomers from Texas State University is claiming the moon was an accomplice in bringing down the Titanic. Texas State researcher Donald Olson said the moon may help explain why the icebergs initially got into the path of the Titanic. “Of course, the ultimate cause of the accident was that the ship struck an iceberg. The Titanic failed to slow down, even after having received several wireless messages warning of ice ahead,” Olson said recently. The researchers...

2012-02-07 05:00:00

Using too much detergent can send products' benefits down the drain; Easy fixes that can save consumers' money on laundry costs YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using too much concentrated laundry detergent can wash its benefits away. Consumer Reports looked closely at products from All, Era, Purex, Tide and Xtra and uncovered unclear instructions and inconsistent cap measurements that make using too much detergent easy to do and can drive up laundry costs....


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Moon -- natural satellite of a planet, in particular, the single natural satellite of the earth. The Earth-Moon System The moon is the earth's nearest neighbor in space. In addition to its proximity, the moon is also exceptional in that it is quite massive compared to the earth itself, the ratio of their masses being far larger than the similar ratios of other natural satellites to the planets they orbit (with the exception of Charon and Pluto). For this reason, the...

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