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2010-03-23 14:30:00

HAMPTON, Va., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure Systems, manufacturer of precision level and pressure instrumentation for environmental water usage and water resource applications, now offers the KPSI Model 501 SDI-12 (serial data interface at 1200 baud) transducer that meets the demanding requirements of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Office of Surface Water (OSW) accuracy specifications for stage monitoring. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100323/PH75248 )...

2010-03-19 09:19:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BWMG) today announced the execution of a technology license agreement with Undersea Breathing Systems, Inc. with which Brownie's has acquired an exclusive worldwide license to manufacture and sell Nitrox Generation Diving Systems developed by Undersea Breathing Systems, Inc. ("UBS") for the yacht and ship building market. The license is fully paid, irrevocable and royalty free ....

2010-03-12 10:15:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to get more out of your vacation? Want to explore the wonders of the ocean from beneath the sea? Want to look a parrot fish in the eye? Take the plunge. Greater Fort Lauderdale is making it easier than ever to learn to Scuba dive during the destination's new official "Learn to Dive Month" this June. Surf temperatures are perfect, the water is calm and special dive packages offering a free graduation dive along with a free hotel...

2010-02-19 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The rising environmental consciousness of governments have set off a spate of regulations for ensuring improved air quality, which has given a shot in the arm for the oil-free compressors market. End-user industries are scurrying to equip their machines with oil-free compressors to ensure compliance with industry standards, chief among which are the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2001) certification, which...

2009-11-30 08:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: China Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry Report, 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165497/China-Gas-Compressor-Manufacturing-Industry-Report-2009.html Inflected by global economic downturn in 2008, China gas compressor industry slowed down in development. In Q4 2008, monthly output dropped strikingly; in Dec. 2008, national output of gas compressor just...

2009-11-13 06:03:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Millar Instruments, Inc. developer and manufacturer of Mikro-Tip® pressure transducer catheters and pressure-volume (P-V) systems and Harvard Apparatus, manufacturer of specialty life science equipment, today announced a new distribution partnership. Walter DiGiusto, President of Harvard Apparatus states, "We are very pleased to be working closely with Millar Instruments to provide comprehensive solutions for physiology research....

2009-10-02 12:42:13

Halcyon diving equipment is being recalled because of a drowning hazard, a U.S. watchdog agency says. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Halcyon Manufacturing Inc. of High Springs, Fla., is voluntarily recalling a variety of apparatus that share the same over-pressure valves. The commission said in a statement the recall includes Halcyon Explorer, Eclipse, CCR35, Evolve and Pioneer Buoyancy Compensator Devices and Halcyon Service Marker Buoys, Lift Bags, Diver Alert...

2009-10-01 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: Halcyon Diving Equipment Units: About 20,300 Manufacturer: Halcyon Manufacturing Inc., of High Springs, Fla. Hazard:...

2009-09-29 06:18:00

LONDON, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian freediver Natalia Molchanova, aged 47, has become the first woman in the world to make 100 metres in Constant Weight, freediving to 101 meters at Sharm el Sheik, Egypt in the Ruler of the Deep competition. Her total dive time was 3 minutes and 50 seconds. Watch Natalia Molchanova 101m CWT Freedive World Record's video at: http://www.theunderwaterchannel.tv/clipinfo/4003152 The competition was judged by freediving governing body, AIDA...

2009-09-01 14:46:19

Organizers of the annual World Bog Snorkeling Championship in Wales said more than 150 people turned out to brave a pair of 60-yard trenches. Gordon Green, 74, the mastermind behind the Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales, event, said more than 150 people donned flippers, masks and snorkels Monday to make their way through the bog, The Sun reported Tuesday. You have to swim but actually that takes the form of a doggy paddle in a snorkel, mask and flippers, said Green's wife, Diana, 66, who was among the...


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Surface Weather Map Features for July 5, 2012
2012-07-05 10:00:03

The morning weather map for July 5, shows us the current surface pressure readings. Surface Pressure is very important from a meteorological stand point. We use this to help us identify where our surface pressure centers are just like you see above. Our Low pressure area is over Northeast Colorado and also the High pressure over the Ontario area. Surface pressure is taken hourly from the stations and they are also mostly done on a 24hr basis, however some places will only submit their...

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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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2010-09-23 15:29:32

A barometer is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. The barometer measures pressure exerted by the atmosphere using water, air, or mercury. Through measuring the pressure one can forecast short term weather changes. Evangelista Torricelli is credited with the invention of the barometer in 1643. However, Gasparo Berti unintentionally built a water barometer around the same time. Rene Descartes was also noted as describing an experiment to determine air pressure but there is no...

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