Ways to beat the heat in summer 2010
By: Ted Sherman
There are many ways to beat the summer heat in 2010. How you accomplish your cooling off depends on how much you want to spend or how far you are willing to go to be a real cool character. Let’s discuss several in order...
Will Iceland's volcano boost geoengineering?
By: Brian Lampman
Geoengeneering being a man made attempt to control climate, offers limited solutions for volcanic eruptions. Volcanic eruptions though having effects on climate, do so in a very temporary fashion. These changes range from 1 year to as many as 5 years according to NASA's studies...
Ways to beat the heat in summer 2010
By: Marla Hansen
Whether you head outdoors for some fun in the sun this summer or you choose to stay cool and comfortable indoors, there are some simple ways to beat the heat in both places. ~ Outdoors ~ Remember to wear sunscreen. This may seem to have...
By: Elizabeth Kelly
Even the toughest among us can wilt like lilies when the temperatures soar. All of those 's' words of summertime -sizzling, sultry, sweltering, sweaty, steamy, scorching- can make you feel hotter just by thinking about them. There's no need to crumble under the power of...
By: Karyn B Jules
When the plume of ash forcefully ejected from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano grounded air traffic across the U.K. and Northern Europe in April 2010, travelers were not the only ones affected. The regular daily import and export of goods worldwide was also impacted, and...
By: Peter Stern
A blowout preventer is one of several failsafe mechanical devices to ensure the safety of the crew, machinery and environment. Drilling for oil offshore still poses a threat to our environment; therefore, every modern oil rig has safety procedures and equipment as a failsafe in...
Ice loss in Greenland, Antarctica, and Alaska
By: L.B. Woodgate
So what’s a little ice lost in the frozen Arctic and Antarctica tundra to those of us who live in temperate and tropical zones? It doesn’t pose the immediate threat of fires, tornadoes, hurricanes or the creeping threat of millions of gallons of...
By: Hai Shunxi
One of the most fascinating tools in the oil exploration arsenal is directional drilling, sometimes called “slant drilling.” The concept of directional drilling is straightforward: drill a well or borehole that runs in an “unnatural” direction; usually something other than straight down...
By: Leigh Goessl
When Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in April 2010 it shot up a lot of volcanic ash that closed airports for days with flights halted indefinitely, which turned out to last six days. Due to continuing activity from Eyjafjallajokull in the month of May, additional suspensions...
An overview on the types of offshore oil rigs
By: Donald Robinet
The United States is the world's largest consumer of crude oil and it has a policy of lessening its dependence on foreign oil sources. As a result, the future lies in offshore drilling, particularly in the Gulf of Mexico.According to an article entitled "Journey...

 

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