For forecasters trying to better pinpoint the havoc of storms, the future begins next year. That’s when the test phase for the new GOES-R satellite, the program for which is based in Greenbelt, should be complete, providing the National Weather ...Read More »
OCEAN CITY — When the longline on the Sea Born is engaged, which is most of the time when it’s out in the Atlantic, two video cameras record everything on the deck and side of the boat. The cameras look ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — An impressive solar flare is heading toward Earth and could disrupt power grids, satellite navigating systems and airplane flights. Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center said the sun erupted Tuesday evening and ...
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Rubble from a demolished dam on the Patapsco River has moved to its new home on the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay, and it will soon be joined by a boatload of new neighbors — 4 million baby oysters. For ...Read More »
Big male crabs fetch the highest prices, but when it comes to ensuring the Chesapeake Bay will continue to produce those No. 1 males, researchers are increasingly paying attention to how many females are harvested. A new assessment released Tuesday ...Read More »
OCEAN CITY — Veteran scuba diver Ted Green says he isn’t worried about sunken vessels near area beaches that are under scrutiny for potential oil leaks. The oil they once held, he says, is long gone — already dispersed into ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin say it is taking too long to approve oyster aquaculture projects in the state. Mikulski and Cardin wrote to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last week to express their frustration over the ...Read More »