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2009-12-15 15:35:04

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. At first glance, this may not appear to be connected to space technology, but large development projects and the state of Earth’s environment are intrinsically linked.

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2009-11-30 11:31:16

The best coastal areas in the Iberian Peninsula in terms of harnessing wave energy are the Costa da Morte and Estaca de Bares, in La Coruña, Galicia, according to two pioneering studies by researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), published this month in the journals Energy and Renewable Energy.

2009-11-02 06:00:00

Commercial launch expected following validation testing MANASSAS, VA, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Catch the Wind Ltd.

2009-10-19 09:55:30

Rogue waves—giant waves that spring up suddenly and tower over the seas around them—have inspired physicists to look for an analogue in light.

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2009-10-13 15:31:12

Long-term monitoring by Stony Brook University researchers finds rip currents are frequent but short-lived at East Hampton Village Beach.

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2009-10-01 14:15:00

Experts say American Samoa was the victim of a perfect storm during the recent tsunami that has resulted in a death toll of 150 people and rising.

2009-09-11 12:53:00

CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) have partnered to perform an extensive study of the shoreline in southern Rhode Island.

2009-09-01 14:57:03

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2009-08-13 10:45:00

The location of the FINO3 research platforms, the \"Dan Tysk\" sand bank, is located approximately 80 kilometers to the west of Sylt where up to 80 wind power plants will be located in just a few years.


Latest Wind wave Reference Libraries

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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