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6 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Forget 20 Foot Sea Rise Hype, Nuisance Flooding Will Get Action Taken

If you want to get media attention, have something happen in New York City. A tropical storm can become a Super Storm and sea level rises will get attention once mid-town Manhattan Bruno Magli's start getting soaked.

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Related Topix: Port Isabel, TX, Science

10 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.

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Related Topix: Science, Annapolis, MD

10 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

Thsi Oct. 30, 2012 file photo shows Sveinn Storm, owner of Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory measuring flood waters outside his store in Annapolis, Md.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Science

12 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. coastal flooding on the rise, government study finds

Flooding is increasing in frequency along much of the U.S. coast, and the rate of increase is accelerating along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts, a team of federal government scientists found in a study released Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science

16 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

'Nuisance flooding' climbed 626 percent at Sandy Hook'Nuisance...

'Nuisance flooding' climbed 626 percent at Sandy Hook "Nuisance flooding" causes frequent road closures and overwhelms storm drains.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Science

19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Video: First Look - Trailer & Key Art for Netflix Original Documentary Mission Blue

Below, check out the trailer and key art for the Netflix original documentary MISSION BLUE , premiering August 15, 2014 on Netflix in all territories where Netflix is available and in theaters in New York and LA.

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Related Topix: Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

IGN

Thousands of LEGOs Are Washing Up on a British Shore

The reason for this weird phenomenon? According to a recent report written by the BBC , a rogue wave hit the container ship Tokio Express bound for New York about 20 miles off Land's End back in 1997.

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Related Topix: Science

San Diego NewsCape

Has Antarctic Sea Ice Expansion Been Overestimated?

A team of scientists led by Ian Eisenman of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, said that much of the increase measured for Southern Hemisphere sea ice could be due to a processing error in the satellite data.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, NASA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Climate Change and Geotherapy: Two Conferences, Two Workshops, and Another Chance

I've been going to public lectures on climate change at Harvard, MIT, and other places since at least 1980.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Agriculture, Tufts University, Global Warming, Amherst, MA

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Crist (D), "I'm Not A Scientist Either But I Can Use My Brain & Talk To One"

Now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has offered a response. He said, according to SaintPetersBlog: "I'm not a scientist either but I can use my brain and I can talk to one."

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida State University, Science, Florida, Florida Government, Global Warming

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Lost At Sea, Legos Reunite On Beaches And Facebook

Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck the Tokio Express, a container ship that had nearly 5 million Legos onboard.

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Related Topix: Science

National Public Radio

Lost At Sea, Legos Reunite On Beaches And Facebook

Tracey Williams, who founded the Lego Lost At Sea Facebook page, put together this guide to some of the Lego pieces people are finding that were spilled into the ocean.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NWCN.com

UW robotic gliders deploy for arctic ice study

Despite years of focus on melting Arctic sea ice, research models predicting how it changes are lacking.

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Related Topix: Science

GantDaily.com

NASA Funds Study of Changing Climate, Land Use on Chesapeake and Delaware Bays

Responding to the impact that a growing population and changing land use have had on the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays over the past 60 years is the focus of a research project led by Penn State and supported by a $1.4 million grant from NASA.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Antarctica ice controversy

The Antarctica ice controversy continues among researchers and scientists. Satellite data suggests that Antarctica ice is actually expanding .

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Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, Science / Technology, NASA

Marine News

House Subcommittee Hearing Highlights "Dismal State" of U.S. Icebreaking Capability

At the July 23, 2014, hearing of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on "Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic" the committee chairman, Rep. Duncan Hunter , opened the proceedings by holding up a graphic of the icebreaker fleets of the world - which depicts nearly 40 Russian icebreakers - and then commented on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Science, US Military, US Navy, United States Coast Guard Academy

Boston.com

What would Jesus do (about climate change)?

The effects of climate change are "threat multipliers for the man problems faced by the poor around the globe," Dorothy Boorse writes.

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Related Topix: Essex County, MA, Gordon College, Wenham, MA

Portsmouth Today

Honour for director Ed Hill

THE executive director of the National Oceanography Centre, Professor Ed Hill, has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Bangor University for services to marine science.

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Related Topix: Science

The Harbor Times Soup

Activists continue to push for official investigation of Kidder Point erosion

Friends of Penobscot Bay, an activist group, is facing obstacles as it continues to call for an official investigation into the erosion of legacy wastes from the property of GAC Chemical Corporation in Searsport.

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Related Topix: Searsport, ME, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Power Line

Are The Oceans Warming?

We're reported previously about one of the leading explanations for the current lull in climate change, namely, that the heat is going into the oceans-particularly deep in the ocean, where, convenviently for the climatistas, we have very little data-instead of the atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Science

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