Daily Archives: May 20, 2017

Decoding Antarctica’s response to a warming world – BBC News

A tangle of tubes, cables, and actuators – Mebo looks as though it could morph at any moment into one of those Transformer robots from the movies.

The 10-tonne machine is in fact a seabed drilling system, and a very sophisticated one at that.

Deployed over the side of any large ship but driven remotely from onboard, it’s opening up new opportunities to take sediment samples from the ocean floor.

MeBo was developed at the MARUM research facility in Bremen, Germany, and has not long returned from a pathfinding expedition to the West Antarctic.

In the iceberg-infested waters of the Amundsen Sea Embayment (ASE), it obtained the very first cores to be drilled from just in front of some of the mightiest glaciers on Earth.

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Saudi Arabia’s king awards Trump with top civilian honour – King Abdulaziz Necklace Medal

Seth itzkan’s Comments at the Regenerative Future Summit


How To Dismantle Unions Revealed In Uncovered Secret Documents

Washington, Riyadh sign arms deals worth $110 billion

Dow Chemical Pressures Trump Administration to Cover Up Pesticide Dangers


Towards Human Centric Growth

Potential abrupt and dramatic changes and the Atlantic

‘No rape accusation,’ typical secret services ploy – ex-CIA officer on Assange case

Scientists Look for Stronger Coral as Climate Change Heats Up