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2014-10-23 12:24:08

BLUE 2014 draws an ecosystem of ocean all-stars: Jeremy Irons, Sir Richard Branson, Sylvia Earle, David Doubilet, Kelly Rutherford, Kathy Castor, Jenifer Austin, Don Walsh, Cousteau family members,

2014-10-07 23:10:15

Creative Electronic Products Inc.(CEP), the suppliers of the Propane GasGenie, suggested to Inside Tailgating magazine that they investigate how well pressure gauges really work.

2014-10-01 12:24:20

Low-cost controller monitors gas supply pressure MALVERN, Pa., Oct.

2014-09-30 12:26:35

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer partners with Aqua Lung, Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand to host national sweepstake LOS ANGELES, Sept.

2014-09-30 08:27:42

DUBAI, UAE, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fazza Freediving Champion, Branko Petrovic, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest breath-hold underwater

2014-09-23 12:24:11

EXPORT, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FS-Elliott Co., LLC, a leading manufacturer of centrifugal air and gas compressors, recently launched their Polaris+ series.

2014-09-19 08:26:08

The Company Expects to Build and Ship Nine Instrument Systems for Evaluation between Mid-October and Late November.

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2014-09-18 07:39:42

NOAA researchers have announced the discovery of several shipwrecks in the waters just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait, as part of an on-going investigation into the “ghost ships” that can reveal much about the maritime and cultural history of the area.


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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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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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