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|The intense blue and green colors of the ocean water in this photo-like image, captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on July 15, 2007, are made by millions of surface-dwelling ocean plants. Called phytoplankton, the plants are the base of the marine food chain. The brilliant color shown here may only be a part of the full bloom. Stocked w...||08/28/2007||565|
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Floods along the Gulf Coast
Satellite: Aqua - Pixel size: 250m
|This file presents the global ocean thermoaline circulation.Ocean currents can flow for thousands of kilometers. They are very important in determining the climates of the continents, especially those regions bordering on the ocean. Perhaps the most striking example is the Gulf Stream, which makes northwest Europe much more temperate than any other region at the same latitude. ||02/12/2008||3,927|
|More Alaska Fishing Sites - I'm expanding outward from my base of operations near scenic Delta Junction Alaska. I've added photos to placemarks and links to all things fishing in the AK. This little project may take a while - Please enjoy and send me your favorite Alaska Fishing sites and stories||05/25/2006||468|
|The Alaska Air National Guard is the only Arctic region refueling unit for all of PACAF, and maintains a substantial number of personnel on active duty and civilian technician status in order to meet its daily operational requirements. The Wing’s Primary Assigned Aircraft are eight KC-135 R-models assigned to the 168th Air Refueling Squadron. |
The wing aircraft are identified wit...
|The Automobile Club de Monaco is celebrating its 75th Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo, which will take place from 18th to 21st January 2007. With three quarters of a century under its belt, the Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo is one of the oldest of all rallies, and will once again kick off the 2007 season, but this time totally redisignated.||01/05/2007||1,329|
|Alaska’s Augustine Volcano started 2006 with a bang, producing explosive eruptions in mid-January. The volcano had quieted by March 2006, although the Alaska Volcano Observatory warned that explosive eruptions could still occur at any time. The volcano continued a fairly similar behavior pattern in April.|
The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) ...
|This NASA photo of the giant ocean current off the east coast of North America is seen swirling off the Outer Banks of North Carolina.||08/23/2005||1,446|
|The S.S. Catala was originally built in Scotland in 1925. For years it carried woodsmen and miners from British Columbia to Alaska until is was retired in 1958. In its next life it became a floating "boat-el" for the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle. After the fair it was taken to Ocean Shores and docked there as a hotel for charter fishermen — complete with poker games and prostitutes. In January ...||11/13/2009||476|
|The construction of the PLAN's Yuyi LCAC started in 2007 as part of the Type 071 LPD project. It was launched in January 2008, conducted its maiden sea trial in January 2009, and covered in the May 2010 issue of the Naval and Mercant Ships |
The Yuyi class is powered by four gas turbines to augment its lift capability to about 70 tons. The Type 071 LPD can accommodate four Yuyis o...
|Fishing spots in Alaska - work in progress - I've started near my base of operations in the interior near Delta Junction||05/07/2006||363|
|The Homer Spit is a geographical landmark located in Homer, Alaska. The Spit is a 4.5 mile long piece of land jutting out into Kackemak Bay. The Spit features the longest road into ocean waters in the world.||01/26/2008||651|