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Saturday, July 11, 2020
Screw the box
Stig Pryds is a Danish record holding freediver. He was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in 2008, which disabled him so much that he...
Friday, July 10, 2020
Satellites rack unusual Saharan dust plume
From ESA Every summer, the wind carries large amounts of desert dust particles from the hot and dry Sahara Desert in northern Africa ac...
Thursday, July 9, 2020
France & misc. (SHOM) layer update in the GeoGarage platform
157 charts have been updated & 1 chart replaced see GeoGarage news
Why we need sharks: the true nature of the ocean's 'monstrous villains'
There are more than a thousand known species of shark. Mysterious and often misunderstood, the shark family is magically diverse – from...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Coast Guard discontinues differential GPS broadcast
From Maritime Executive On June 30, 2020 the Coast Guard switched off the last Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) signal...
Fact sheet: ECMWF’s use of satellite observations
Composite image of Earth as seen from EUMETSAT’s Metop-B weather satellite in polar orbit at an altitude of 817 km. (Copyright: 2016 EU...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
The mission to raise the anchor from a shipwreck – as a monument to the generation it brought to Britain
HMT Empire Windrush arrives at the Port of Tilbury on the River Thames on 22 June, 1948. Visible just right of centre is the anchor a ...
Monday, July 6, 2020
4 reasons why you should consider wave data
This image shows Wind Wave Height – Spire Weather From Spire by Asma Toroman A look at how advanced wave and weather forecasts, inclu...
Sunday, July 5, 2020
The first printed map of Hong Kong
from Raremaps Early edition of the first printed map of Hong Kong, first published in 1843 by the British Admiralty Chart of Hong Kong, ...
Saturday, July 4, 2020
The International Date Line, explained
The date line, it's somewhat of a border, but who is in charge of it? Johnny Harris explains the International Date Line and disc...
Friday, July 3, 2020
How this man survived shark-infested waters for 28 hours
Brett Archibald fell overboard in the middle of the night. After he was rescued, he insisted on going back into the ocean. Photograph...
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