Daily Archives: May 5, 2008

Google Sets Sights On 3D Map of the Oceans

We’ve got Google Earth and Google Sky. Next up will be a map of the world below sea level–Google Ocean. The company has assembled an advisory group of oceanography experts, and in December invited researchers from institutions around the world … Continue reading

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A biofuel is difficult to define. Most of the fossil fuels we use are biological in nature. Perhaps we have to say that a biofuel is one that does not add to the stock of total carbon dioxide in the … Continue reading

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Deepest Point in Ocean: Mariana Trench

Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench is the deepest point in Earth’s oceans. The bottom there is 10,924 meters (35,840 feet) below sea level. If Mount Everest, the highest moutain on Earth, were placed at this location it would be … Continue reading

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Landslides are simply defined as the mass movement of rock, debris or earth down a slope and have come to include a broad range of motions whereby falling, sliding and flowing under the influence of gravity dislodges earth material. They … Continue reading

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