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Scotland announces 30 new marine protected areas

Scoop it - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:12

New sites double the size of Scottish marine reserves, covering cliffs in Caithness and deep ocean seabeds

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Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age - OSU

Actualités en continu - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:06

Scientists have long been concerned that global warming may push Earth’s climate system across a “tipping point,” where rapid melting of ice and further warming may become irreversible – a hotly debated scenario with an unclear picture of what this point of no return may look like.

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Developing the next evolution in underwater communication - Dalhousie University

Actualités en continu - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:58

Think about how far telecommunications have come in the past century, from the telegraph, to the wireless telephone, to being able to access the Internet from nearly anywhere on the planet. Along that path are a series of small evolutions that, when viewed from a distance, are revolutionary. Christian SCHLEGEL is trying to spark the next communications evolution — but not through air, as with most telecommunications, but underwater.

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New research: Earth vibrations can shed light on deep ocean storm activity - UTAS

Actualités en continu - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:54

New research led by the University of Tasmania has shown that vibrations in the Earth can be used to study patterns of deep ocean (outside the continental shelf) storms in the Southern Ocean.

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