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April 01, 2015
DARPA seeking technology for unmanned surface vessel
Washington (UPI) Mar 27, 2015
The U.S, military has issued a Request for Information on available technologies that could aid development of a new type of unmanned surface vessel. The technologies sought by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are sensor systems and image-processing hardware and software that use electro-optical/infrared or light detection and ranging, or LIDAR, approaches for onboard systems to detect and track nearby surface vessels and potential navigation hazards, and classify those object ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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Spring plankton bloom hitches ride to sea's depths on ocean eddies
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Future US Navy: robotic sub-hunters, deepsea pods
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Daily dam releases on Deerfield River reduce downstream flows
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Atmospheric energy escaped from the Tibetan Plateau

Polar bears unlikely to thrive on land-based foods

Picturing peanut contamination with near infrared hyperspectral imaging

Researchers improve efficiency of human walking

Diversity prevents resistance

Forecasting future flooding

Discovering missing body parts of ancient fossils

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Massive study explores ocean response to abrupt climate change
A 30-foot-long core sample of Pacific Ocean seafloor is changing what we know about ocean resiliency in the face of rapidly changing climate. A new study reports that marine ecosystems can take thou ... more
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Mist-collecting plants may help alleviate global water shortages
Plants living in arid, mountainous and humid regions of the planet often rely on their leaves to obtain the moisture they need for survival by pulling mist out of the air. But how exactly they manag ... more
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What took decades to destroy in oceans took millennia to recover
Ocean ecosystems that experience rapid upheaval because of climate change can take thousands of years to recover, according to an examination of fossilized ocean fauna on the seafloor by the Univers ... more
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Ocean acidification mayhamper tiny shell builders in Southern Ocean
A University of Colorado Boulder study shows a ubiquitous type of phytoplankton - tiny organisms that are the base of the marine food web - appears to be suffering from the effects of ocean acidific ... more
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A mile deep, ocean fish facing health impacts from human pollution
Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that may be linked to human-caused pollution, o ... more
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The Salton Sea: a time-bomb amid California drought
At first sight the Salton Sea looks putrid, with dead fish scattered among patches of fetid water in a vast salty lake in the middle of the Californian desert. ... more
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Global water use may outstrip supply by mid-century
Population growth could cause global demand for water to outpace supply by mid-century if current levels of consumption continue. But it wouldn't be the first time this has happened, a Duke Universi ... more
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New membranes deliver clean water more efficiently
Published recently in the journal Advanced Materials, the new membranes will supply clean water for use in desalination and water purification applications. Sandra Kentish, Professor in the De ... more
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Radiation, climate force Bikini Islanders to seek US refuge
A tiny central Pacific community, forced to evacuate their homes because of US nuclear testing, are now demanding refuge in the United States as they face a new threat from climate change. ... more
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Smoke and mirrors on coral reefs: How a tiny fish deceives its prey
Basel Zoologists are unveiling the colorful secrets of coral reefs: On the Australian Great Barrier Reef they discovered a coral reef fish, the dusky dottyback that flexibly adapts its coloration to ... more
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Plan ensures Great Barrier Reef future: Australia
Australia released its long-term blueprint to save the Great Barrier Reef Saturday, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott saying protecting the World Heritage site was a priority. ... more
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Ocean pipes 'not cool,' would end up warming climate
To combat global climate change caused by greenhouse gases, alternative energy sources and other types of environmental recourse actions are needed. There are a variety of proposals that involve usi ... more
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Submarine discharges adds as much nutrients as rivers to the sea
Submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) consists of a mixture of continental freshwater and seawater, which recirculates through the coastal aquifer. In addition to its importance in the water cycle, ... more
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Unaweep Canyon and Earth's deep-time past
Unaweep Canyon is a puzzling landscape - the only canyon on Earth with two mouths. First formally documented by western explorers mapping the Colorado Territory in the 1800s, Unaweep Canyon has insp ... more
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Color-morphing reef fish is a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'
A new study has shown that the dottyback, a small predatory reef fish, can change the colour of its body to imitate a variety of other reef fish species, allowing the dottyback to sneak up undetecte ... more
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Atlantic Ocean overturning found to slow down already today
The gradual but accelerating melting of the Greenland ice-sheet, caused by man-made global warming, is a possible major contributor to the slowdown. Further weakening could impact marine ecosystems ... more
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Curiosity Sniffs Out History of Martian Atmosphere

Warm or cold? Mars' history takes a watery new twist

Curiosity Eyes Prominent Mineral Veins on Mars

Media Spun Up on NASA Cutting-edge Mars Landing Technology

Two new satellites join the Galileo constellation

Astronomers discover likely precursors of galaxy clusters we see today

Citizen scientists map global forests

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Thousands march against Irish water charges
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Dublin on Saturday in the latest mass protest against new water charges which have sparked widespread public anger. ... more
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Britain to create world's biggest protected marine reserve
Britain on Wednesday said it intended to create what will be the world's biggest fully-protected marine reserve, covering an area nearly the size of France and Germany put together in the Pacific Ocean. ... more
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West Coast waters shifting to lower-productivity regime
Large-scale climate patterns that affect the Pacific Ocean indicate that waters off the West Coast have shifted toward warmer, less productive conditions that may affect marine species from seabirds ... more
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Rare glimpse into how coral procreates could aid future conservation
A rare and threatened Caribbean coral species has for the first time been successfully bred and raised in the lab, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Ecology. The s ... more
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Gulf of Mexico marine food web changes over the decades
Scientists in the Gulf of Mexico now have a better understanding of how naturally-occurring climate cycles - as well as human activities - can trigger widespread ecosystem changes that ripple throug ... more
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Frequency of tornadoes, hail linked to El Nino, La Nina
Climate scientists can spot El Nino and La Nina conditions developing months ahead of time, and they use this knowledge to make more accurate forecasts of droughts, flooding and even hurricane activ ... more
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Top chefs tout anchovies, sardines to save the oceans
Top world chefs launched a campaign Tuesday to protect over-exploited fish species by promoting alternatives such as the humble anchovy, sardine and herring in their restaurants. ... more
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Research finds oceanic microbes behave in a synchrony across oceans
Researchers from the University of Hawai'i - M?noa (UHM) and colleagues found that microbial communities in different regions of the Pacific Ocean displayed strikingly similar daily rhythms in their ... more
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