200-Year-Old Bottle of Seltzer Found in Shipwreck Polish archaeologists have recovered one of the world’s oldest intact bottles of mineral water from a shipwreck lying on the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced between 1806 and 1830 by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe. Okay. But this: The [...]
The analysis of the roughly 3,000 pieces is still in its infant stage. But it is already evident that the results will be of major significance. The Baltic amber comes from the Baltic Sea region, which is almost 10,000 kilometers from Fushun. Show More Summary
The analysis of the roughly 3,000 pieces is still in its infant stage. But it is already evident that the results will be of major significance. "Amazingly often, we are finding–in addition to Asian forms–the same insect species in Fushun amber that we found in Baltic amber," explained Bonn paleontologist Professor Dr. Jes Rust. read more
German archaeologists set up underwater museum to deter treasure hunters
[Image: Photo by Martin Siegel/Society of Maritime Archaeology, via Der Spiegel]. In 2012, German archaeologists began posting interpretive signs underwater, marking shipwrecks and even crashed airplanes at the bottom of the Baltic Sea...Show More Summary
While exploring a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, Polish archaeologists discovered a 12-inch stoneware bottle, still corked, containing Europe's number one brand of mineral water for nearly a thousand years. Read more...
The paper discusses the combined effects of ocean acidification, eutrophication and climate change on the Baltic Sea and the implications for current management strategies. The scientific basis is built on results gathered in the BONUS+ projects Baltic-C and ECOSUPPORT. Model results indicate that the Baltic Sea is likely to be warmer, more hypoxic and more […]
A shore crab (Carcinus maenas) captured during an Oceana expedition to the Baltic Sea. (Photo: Oceana / Carlos Minguell) - In 1997, nearly 4.8 million pieces of Legos spilled into the Atlantic when a container ship was hit by a massive wave. Show More Summary
An intact sealed mineral water bottle from the German town of Selters has been retrieved from a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Poland. There’s a maker’s seal on the front of the bottle, a faded dark brown circle around the circular text “Selters” with the initial H and N topped by [...]
Latvian champion GM Igor Kovalenko simply crushed the opposition in the 21st edition of Liepajas Rokade Chess Festival 2014, that took part on 10-12th July 2014 in Liepaja, a city in western Latvia, situated on the Baltic Sea.Kovalenko...Show More Summary
When you're drilling deep under the seabed, the last thing you might expect is freshwater. Yet Danish scientists on a recent expedition in the Baltic Sea suddenly found freshwater gushing up from their drill. In fact, undersea freshwater reserves are hidden all over the world, and some claim this could quench our thirst for decades to come. Read more...
Sixty miles off the coast of Sweden, in the Baltic Sea, sits the island of Gotland. Every summer, for one week, tens of thousands flock here to participate in a unique public event known as Almedalen.
Wreckage on the bottom of the Baltic Sea has been identified by divers as one of Russia’s earliest submarines. The Akula (Russian for Shark) vanished during the First World War. Dispatched on a mission in 1915 with 35 sailors aboard, the submarine never returned to port, The Telegraph notes. One of the biggest ships in
Estonian divers working in the Baltic Sea have identified a wreck as being the legendary Tsarist-era Russian submarine known as The Shark, which disappeared without a trace during the First World War. Read more...
The Swedish Coast this week is busy cleaning up an spill in the Baltic Sea that is believed to be coming from a decades-old shipwreck. The post Swedish Coast Guard Cleaning Up 30-Year-Old Oil Spill appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Veuve Clicquot has lowered hundreds of bottles of champagne deep into the Baltic Sea in an aging experiment that also commemorates the discovery of shipwrecked bottles in the same area about four years ago. Read the rest of the story at: Veuve Clicquot ages bottles in the Baltic Sea
Forces participating in Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, including the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship, 'USS Mount Whitney' (LCC20), have arrived in Kiel,
The Baltic Zonal Chess Tournament took place from 6th to 12th June, 2014 in Liepaja, a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea. The tournament has started with a formal opening ceremony participating the FIDE President andShow More Summary
Joint exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, is set for June 6-21, in the Baltic Sea.?: U.S. Navy units include the amphibious command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20),
Frithjof Blaasch and friends challenging the Baltic Sea with their 3.3 a 3.7m sails.