By Barry Zander, Edited by Monique Zander, the Never-Bored RVers Saturday we entered North America’s sixth time zone, the Atlantic zone. We have traipsed back and forth through the four well-known time zones of America for years, and in 2010, we found out there was an Alaskan zone when visiting that state. But it wasn’t until [...]
Hurricane season started on June 1st in the North Atlantic, and by June 5th we had our first named storm, Tropical Storm Andrea. Many experts have predicted that this year’s season could be worse than average, so let’s take a look at what we need to know to prepare for the upcoming months. Show More Summary
Post-Tropical cyclone Andrea's remnants sped into the North Atlantic Ocean over the weekend of June 8 and 9. NOAA's GOES-14 satellite data was used to create an animation of imagery that showed Andrea's movement from off the Maine coast through Atlantic Canada and into the Northern Atlantic Ocean. Show More Summary
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season drenched the Southeastern U.S. but caused no major damage on Friday, marching up the East Coast as it brought the threat of weekend flooding as far north as New England.
NOAA Fisheries is seeking comments on its proposal to make permanent the rules it implemented five years ago to reduce the number of collisions between ships and North Atlantic right whales.
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Scientists have developed a unique computer model with a knack for predicting hurricanes with unprecedented accuracy and are forecasting a season of above-average activity for 2013.
The Greenland Sleeper Shark — Somniosus microcephalus — is a rather large, and strange, species of shark native to the icy waters of the North Atlantic, especially in the region around Iceland and Greenland. The species has also been dubbed: the sleeper shark, ground shark, grey shark, gurry shark, and the Inuit name for it is Eqalussuaq. Show More Summary
Magnitude mb 4.9Region NORTH ATLANTIC OCEANDate time 2013-06-01 01:51:18.6 UTCLocation 29.04 N ; 32.75 WDepth 33 kmDistances 1829 km NW of Praia, Cape Verde / pop: 113,364 / local time: 00:51:18.6 2013-06-01
Magnitude mb 5.0Region NORTH ATLANTIC OCEANDate time 2013-05-31 20:25:49.5 UTCLocation 29.07 N ; 50.66 WDepth 33 kmDistances 1927 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique / pop: 89,995 / local time: 16:25:49.5 2013-05-31
Magnitude mb 4.4Region NORTH ATLANTIC OCEANDate time 2013-05-30 17:17:14.6 UTCLocation 59.57 N ; 21.26 WDepth 10 kmDistances 434 km S of Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland / pop: 4,200 / local time: 17:17:14.6 2013-05-30
Michinoku Farm, the Japanese company that sold dog treats made from endangered North Atlantic fin whales caught by Icelandic whalers has decided to stop selling that product because of pressure from environmental groups.
Sales of the snacks, made from North Atlantic fin whales, have angered environmental activists who have criticised the use of endangered whale meat for exotic pet food.Japan has long been in the firing line from environmentalists for...Show More Summary
During the last ice age, when thick ice covered the Arctic, many scientists assumed that the deep currents below that feed the North Atlantic Ocean and help drive global ocean currents slowed or even stopped. But in a new study in Nature,...Show More Summary
Today in U.S. Naval History: May 28 1813 - Frigate Essex and prize capture five British whalers 1917 - First underway fueling in U.S. Navy, USS Maumee fuels 6 destroyers in North Atlantic.
There are two ways to think about why North Atlantic economies are depressed. The first is that would-be spenders (including people and businesses that buy durable capital goods) want to spend less than income earners would earn if there were full employment. Show More Summary
Commissioned in 1895, USS Indiana (BB-1) (right) was the US Navy's first modern battleship. The lead ship of its class, Indiana saw service with the North Atlantic Squadron and was at Key West when the Spanish-American War began. Part of RAdm. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City suburb of Moore "could probably lay claim to being the very center of Tornado Alley," says Alex Madrigal at The Atlantic, "an area roughly defined from north Texas to South Dakota, and west of the Mississippi river." A devastating tornado tore the town apart on May 3, 1999, with 302-mile-per-hour winds killing 36 people. Show More Summary
OVERVIEW This post presents the annual cycle in sea surface temperatures for the hurricane main development region in the North Atlantic. It also presents the sea surface temperature anomalies for three regions: (1) the Main Development Region, (2) the Gulf … Continue reading ?
thanks, Laurel. Promoted by Rosi The passage of a marriage equality law in Delaware last week leaves New Jersey the only Atlantic coast state north of Virginia to retain a discriminatory marriage law. "[V]acationers this summer can travel...Show More Summary