Page-4 of Oceanography Current Affairs, GK & News

19-metre wave has set a new world record

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has announced that a wave which was recorded by an automated buoy in the North Atlantic ocean between Iceland and the UK in February 2013 to be the “the highest significant wave height measured by a buoy”. This epic wave has overtaken the previous record-holder from December 2007, which also occurred ..

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Biggest Ever Coral Die-Off Recorded On Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

It is estimated that warm seas have killed nearly two-thirds of a 700 km stretch of coral in the reef’s north in the past nine months. This is the worst die-off ever recorded in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and is said to be the largest ever recorded anywhere. It is expected to give a major ..

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Cherry Plants to be planted in Japan to warn future generations about Tsunami

Cherry trees planted in tsunami-ravaged city of Rikuzentakata, Japan Residents of the tsunami-ravaged coastal city of Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture have launched a project to plant cherry trees marking the points where waves reached on March 11, 2011 to warn future generations about a repeat of the catastrophe. The residents eventually aim to plant about ..

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A New Chapter in India China bilateral relations: Maritime Cooperation

India and China moved onto a new bilateral relation as they agreed upon a joint-declaration on: Sea Piracy Technological know-how on seabed research. The first offer aims to demand the Coast Guards, the Air-forces and Navies of both the nations to work in unison against the pirates. The modalities to be figured out by a ..

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Current Affairs January 3, 2010

Appointments:Tamilnadu State Public Services Commission Chairman: MR R SellamuthuMR R Sellamuthu has been appointed as Chairman of the State Public Service Commission. who appoints chairman of state public service commission?A chairman of a state public service commission is appointed for a period of six years under Article 316(1) of the Indian Constitution by the Governor ..

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