Tuesday, July 13, 2010

NASA to take a birdseye view of hurricanes like never before

Forum member and unofficial gCaptain weather guru, Fredwx, points us to an interesting article detailing NASA’s Genesis and Rapid Intensification

July 13, 2010
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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Waterspouts – Tornadoes At Sea

When tornado’s strike over sea they are known as Waterspouts. The Florida Keys see the largest number of waterspouts per year with as many as 400 to 500

January 14, 2010
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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Underwater Glider Scarlet Knight Opens Up New World of Ocean Technology

The first-ever 7,300-mile Atlantic Ocean crossing by an unmanned underwater glider is opening up a new world of ocean technology. A ceremony on Dec. 9 in

December 9, 2009
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Friday, October 9, 2009
Lifesaving Incidents

Time To Rethink SOLAS? Why a behavioral economist may have the answer.

What does behavioral economics have to do with lifeboat safety? Lifeboat safety has been a major topic recently with davit related incidents and injuries

October 9, 2009
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Friday, September 11, 2009

Two Beluga Vessels Successfully Transit the Arctic Passage

Beluga Group has announced that two of its multipurpose heavy lift project carriers, M/V Beluga Fraternity and M/V Beluga Foresight, have successfully

September 11, 2009
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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Freedom Ship

Freedom Ship is a concept for a floating city proposed by Norman Nixon of Freedom Ship International. Current naval engineering techniques are inadequate for

July 29, 2009
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Friday, May 1, 2009

Dead Water Effect – Sinking Of The Fram

Scientists at the Universit´e de Lyon have found new answers to a phenomenon called “Dead Water”. No this not refer to the newly released WWII

May 1, 2009
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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Kickball in The Bering Sea – Photo

Here is a shot from LTJG Tasha Thomas (HEALY’s Public Affairs Officer) in one of her regular updates to family and friends about life aboard the

April 23, 2009
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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Tonga Volcano – Undersea Volcano Gives Rise To New Island [VIDEO]

Filmed back in 2009, this incredible footage shows an underwater volcano erupting within the Tonga Archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. According to an

March 19, 2009
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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Salt Water As A Fuel Source

Boing Boing, The Directory of Wonderful Things , brings us a story that’s seemingly unthinkable: John Kanzius, a retired TV station owner, believes

March 7, 2009
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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Pink Dolphin Discovery – Photos & Video of Pinky The Albino Dolphin

We bring you the latest news about a pink dolphin in Louisiana via The

February 25, 2009
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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

NOAA Shoreline Website’s Wealth of Resources

While sifting through NOAA.gov, I came across the NOAA Shoreline Website, a guide to national shoreline data and terms.  This is just another free tool to add

November 4, 2008
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Thursday, October 23, 2008

The Science Of Knots

Photo by AMagill We all know the basics of knots. They rely on friction to cinch against themselves or an object, they reduce the breaking strength of a line

October 23, 2008
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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Arctic Report Card Shows Failing Grades

(Courtesy: Dicovery.com) The Arctic Report Card is a yearly report released by NOAA’s Climate Program Office that tracks the Arctic atmosphere, sea ice,

October 16, 2008
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Saturday, September 20, 2008
Ship Design

Preventing Oil Spills – Alternatives To Double Hull Ship Design

OPA 90, the legislation enacted after the Exxon Valdez incident mandated double hull technology, essentially wrapping a second hull around the first, on all

September 20, 2008
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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Energy Wanted: Offshore Wind Farms Need Apply

In our country’s race to become more energy independent, offshore wind farms have taken a back seat to the offshore drilling debate that is currently

September 18, 2008
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The Numbers Are In! 2008 Arctic Sea Ice Retreat

With the close of this years arctic ice retreat and this years melt is just another reason to have scientists worrying.  While not quite reaching the extent

September 18, 2008
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Monday, August 18, 2008

NOAA’s Ocean Exploration Ship – Okeanos Explorer

Okeanos Explorer, the first federal ship dedicated solely to ocean exploration, was commissioned on Saturday in Seattle, WA. A former U.S. Navy surveillance

August 18, 2008
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Monday, August 11, 2008

Cloud Seeding Yachts

Obviously, greatly reducing CO2 emissions from the burning fossil fuels is the ideal solution for fighting global warming.  However, what if there is more we

August 11, 2008
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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Arctic Map Shows Potential Hotspots for Dispute

UK’s International Boundary Research Unit from the University of Durham has released a detailed map showing maritime jurisdiction and boundaries for the

August 7, 2008
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