JULY 2019 – HEAT WAVES AND LOW ALL-TIME TEMPERATURES

August 10, 2019

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) July 2019 matched and may be broke the record for the hottest month ...

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NOAA: THE GULF OF MEXICO DEAD ZONE

August 03, 2019

This year’s Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area of low oxygen that can kill fish and marine life, is approximately 6,952 squa...

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APOLLO 11 TURNS 50 – A MISSION FOR HISTORY BOOKS

July 20, 2019

At 9:32 a.m. EDT, July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Florida, taking commander Neil Armstrong, lunar module pilot Buzz Al...

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INDONESIA – CONSTRUCTION OF THE BATAM-BINTAN BRIDGE WILL START IN 2020

July 13, 2019

Indonesia will start the construction of a 7km bridge to connect two islands close to Singapore in 2020, as part of efforts t...

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NOAA WINDOWS TO THE DEEP 2019 – 100th MISSION FOR OKEANOS EXPLORER

July 06, 2019

Led by the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, the Windows to the Deep 2019 expedition marks the 100th mission dur...

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ICELAND DEEP DRILLING PROJECT – DRILLING INTO THE UNKNOWN

June 08, 2019

IDPP-1 was the first well drilled in Iceland for the Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP). It was drilled near the Krafla cal...

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CONTINENTAL SHELF OUTSIDE BOUVET ISLAND CLARIFIED

April 27, 2019

The extent of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles outside Bouvet Island has now been clarified with the Continent...

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900-1300 AD – THE MEDIEVAL WARM PERIOD

April 13, 2019

The medieval period of hot climate or Medieval Warm Period has always aroused controversies and various interpretations among...

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SCIENTISTS FROM RUSSIA AND CHINA TO EXPLORE THE TIBETAN PLATEAU

April 02, 2019

The Russian and Chinese Academies of Sciences plan to sign an agreement on cooperation in exploring the Tibetan Plateau in Ju...

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