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UFO Lying On The Bottom Of The Baltic Sea?
2012-06-19 06:58:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com A Swedish expedition team has found an unidentified object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, leaving some to believe it´s the remnants of an extra-terrestrial ship. Scientists went off on a deep-water dive to debunk some theories about the underwater object, but were left with more questions than they had answers. The divers found that the object was raised about 10 to 13 feet above the seabed, and curved in at the sides. "First we thought this was...

2012-06-14 22:20:06

LONDON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year on June 8, the world's five continents come together in a fantastic celebration of the ocean. More than 50 countries take part in World Ocean Day, which strives to raise awareness of our delicate underwater environments. From sea kayaking on the Scottish coast to scuba diving on discount Caribbean cruises [http://www.thomascook.com/cruise/caribbean ], there are plenty of ways to get involved in the aquatic festival this...

2012-05-21 22:20:28

Philippines, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- During the first week of May 2012 a daring team of technical divers did an amazing 16 trimix dives to depths of +/-90m (300ft) using rebreathers on a WWII shipwreck that is believed to be the Kuda Maru, off the coast of Cebu, Philippines. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120522/CG10915) The team used rebreathers manufactured by AP Diving (www.apdiving.com), who also manufactured the life support systems for James Cameron's dive...

2012-05-15 02:20:25

HONG KONG, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With World Diving Review, scuba divers worldwide now have a definitive and easy-to-use resource to locate the perfect dive spot or shop. The first-ever online resource of its kind, World Diving Review is a one-stop website that provides reliable reviews of dive centers, information on documented dives worldwide and diver education. "We are eager to broaden the horizons of an activity that has been overly confined to specialists until now," says...

2012-05-08 10:24:30

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) and the Divers Alert Network (DAN) collaborated on a PSA aimed at providing effective basic first aid instructions for Lionfish related injuries. The PSA responds to the increasing number of reported injuries which have been attributed to the species' alarming population increase and invasion into nonnative waters. The :30 PSA provides divers with fundamental knowledge on how to immediately and...

2012-04-16 06:26:59

ASSLAR, Germany, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the gas analysis systems Sputter Process Monitor SPM 220 and High Pressure Analyzer HPA 220, Pfeiffer Vacuum has brought two new products onto the market. Both system solutions are based on the proven mass spectrometer PrismaPlus in combination with a dry compressing HiPace turbo pumping station and are used to monitor and document vacuum processes, such as coating architectural glass or thin-film solar cells. The SPM 220 as well as the HPA...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

OceanWorks International is pleased to announce the successful delivery of a major system upgrade, Lloyd´s certification renewal and completion of sea trials for the Turkish Navy´s Atmospheric Diving Suit system. Burnaby, British Columbia (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 After 5 years of operation, the Turkish HARDSUIT Atmospheric Diving System (ADS) was returned to OceanWorks International to complete the major Lloyd´s survey and to upgrade the system electronics to the latest...

2012-02-08 16:52:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 8,( )2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) was recently selected as Salvor to conduct Wreck Removal Operations of a 2,650t Inland Drill Barge following an unsuccessful attempt by another contractor to salvage the barge. The barge partially capsized in Bayou Shaffer, near Morgan City, LA on September 4th, 2011. ISI provided initial emergency response, dive and lightering services after the barge capsized due to Tropical Storm Lee's storm surge. (Photo:...

2011-12-30 17:40:00

Air Compressors Direct Announces Best Rotary 120 Gallon Compressors. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Expert Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced its recommendations for top 120 gallon rotary screw air compressors. "Rotary screw compressors are built for serious industrial and commercial applications," said Steve Robbins, resident product expert at AirCompressorsDirect.com. "If you have constant compressed air needs for your...

2011-12-29 11:27:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every New Year's Day many of us set resolutions which we proceed to break within the first week of the New Year. Make 2012 different by trying a new activity that can also help you succeed at your resolutions for better health, more excitement and increased serenity. Learning to scuba dive is the perfect activity that will let you keep your resolutions, while doing something fun that is good for your health! The Diving Equipment...


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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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