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47 min ago | My Edmonds

Edmonds 2010 Climate Change Action Plan: Where are we, four years later?

S ustainable Edmonds is hosting a presentation, "Climate Change in Edmonds: Reviewing our 2010 Edmonds Climate Action Plan Four Years Later" on Wednesday, April 30, from 6-9 p.m. at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Here's the background: In February 2010, the Edmonds Citizens Committee on the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, University of Washington

4 hrs ago | Our World 2.0

Greenland's Icecap Loses Stability

A region of the Greenland ice sheet that had been thought to be stable is undergoing what glaciologists call "dynamic thinning".

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Related Topix: Greenland, World News, Arctic Region, Science, Global Warming

9 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Study provides crucial new information about how the ice ages came about

An international team of scientists has discovered new relationships between deep-sea temperature and ice-volume changes to provide crucial new information about how the ice ages came about.

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Related Topix: Science, National University

13 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

Seawater Survey Traces Loss Of Himalayan Glaciers

Oceanographers observed changes in the chemistry of surface water in the Bay of Bengal over three surveys taken in 1994 , 2002 , and 2006 .

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Related Topix: Science, Chemistry

18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

MH370 teams face 'monumental task'

Hopes that Malaysia's missing jet might soon be found are yielding to the sobering realisation of the immense challenge of searching an uncharted seafloor at depths that push deep-sea technology to its limits.

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Related Topix: Science, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Navy rear admiral from Slidell, former air station skipper in Belle Chasse, to be promoted

Rear Adm. Brian Brown, a Slidell resident, has been nominated to receive his second start, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Belle Chasse, LA, Slidell, LA, Science

WebProNews

Malaysia Airlines Search Dives Deep With Robotics

Since March 8 when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished with 239 people on board, investigators have been looking desperately for clues ranging from surface debris to transmissions which were thought to come from one or both of the black boxes on the international passenger flight.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Robots

13WHAM

Deep water thwarts robot sub's 1st search for jet

The U.S. Navy and search coordinators say a built-in safety feature aborted what was supposed to have been a 16-hour mission to create a sonar map of the ocean floor after only six hours.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, US Military, US Navy, US News, Science

99.3 the FOX

Flying Manta Rays who knew

Come to find out Manta rays leap clear of the water. Oceanographers don't know why they do this.

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Related Topix: Science

Business Wire

OriginOil and Catalina Sea Ranch Agree to Collaborative Research Program

Unique deepwater shellfish project will provide a research and innovation platform for OriginOil's water cleanup and algae harvesting technology )--OriginOil Inc. , developer of Electro Water Separationa , the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, today announced that it recently agreed to a collaborative exchange ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aquaculture, Science, Cal State Long Beach

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Science Daily

Puget Sound's rich waters supplied by deep, turbulent canyon

Oceanographers have made the first detailed measurements of fast-flowing water and intense mixing in a submarine canyon just off the Washington coast.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Washington

RedOrbit

Study Could Resolve Controversy Over...

Image Caption: Princeton University graduate student Andrew Babbin prepares a seawater collection device known as a rosette.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, University of Washington, Science, Boat Disaster

National Geographic

The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

A manta ray and a green sea turtle feed in the midst of plastic bags, milk jugs, and other debris floating off one of Oahu's highest-rated beaches.

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Related Topix: Science

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

MH370: How do underwater sonar subs work?

Four pings and an oil slick. That's what the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has yielded so far.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, US Military, US Navy, Science

HeraldNet

Super Kid: Katherine Ball: She has her eye on the ocean

Katherine Ball, 17, is a senior at Lake Stevens High School and a Running Start student in Everett Community College's Ocean Research College Academy.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Friday Harbor, WA, University of Washington

Truthdig

Greenland's Icecap is Becoming Unstable

Greenland - the largest terrestrial mass of ice in the northern hemisphere - may be melting a little faster than anyone had guessed.

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Related Topix: Greenland, World News, Arctic Region, Science, Global Warming, US News, Liberal Political News

Scientific Blogging

Google Earth Mystery Object? - Hardly

Google Earth Mystery Object? - Hardly! What is it that you can see in this snapshot of Google Earth in the vicinity of Amsterdam Island? If you think it's a special antenna for transmitting earthquake waves in the general direction of people that a Secret Government AgencyTM hates, or if you just know that it's a secret underwater base you are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Hobbies, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KMIZ

Malaysia Flight 370 countries involved

Is it time for underwater search vehicles to start scanning the ocean floor in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? Some analysts say it is, because it's been days since anyone has picked up a possible signal from the missing aircraft's data recorders.

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Related Topix: Science

Medford Mail Tribune

How 'The Next Tsunami' taunts the Oregon Coast

"It seems that the more 'advanced' a society becomes, the shorter its memory," suggests geologic oceanographer Chris Goldfinger late in Bonnie Henderson's riveting "The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast."

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Science, Cascadia, OR, Earthquake, Explosion, Geology

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Forbes.com

Search For Malaysia Airlines 777 May Still Hinge On Surface Debris

With a dearth of new pings and the batteries driving the two black box signal beacons inevitably fading, the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing While recent attention has been on possible ping detections from the aircraft's two black boxes, Erik van Sebille, an oceanographer at the University of New South Wales, told Forbes.com that's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Science

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