If you are drifting in the middle of the ocean, then get ready to confront a number of threats and dangers. In this article we analyze the main risks faced by a person in distress in the waters of the high seas.
The danger of drowning. If there is a shipwreck or other accident, as a result of which a person is left alone with the waves, then there is a risk of drowning. Even a professional swimmer, sooner or later, will be beaten out of the forces. Even in order to keep afloat need to expend energy. And it's still in good conditions, when the water is quite a comfortable temperature. To make a Read more [...]
Fishing on the high seas - a very exciting action, which will be discussed now. Russian Amateur Big game, and this word is accepted at this time to call the hunt for a true trophy fish, go further and further from their native shores, constantly expanding the geography of their own fishing expeditions. Heroes of our current issue an official representative of the Russian Association of International trophy fishing IGFA - Andrei Grigoriev, who shows his skills in exciting duels with Guatemalan fish sailboats ...
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Scientists working with the data of the spacecraft "Cassini", and concluded that the surface of lakes and seas of Titan can decorate hydrocarbon ice. The presence of the latter can explain the strange things in the reflectivity of the surface of Saturn's moon.
In addition, as the study co-author Jonathan Lunin from Cornell University (USA), on the border of the liquid and solid media may proceed specific chemical reactions that open up interesting prospects for the emergence of exotic life forms. Perhaps these processes have played an important role in the emergence of life on Read more [...]
The average salinity of ocean water is taken as 35 ppm or 35 g / L, but in different oceans and in different parts of each ocean salinity varies. Most salt water in the hot zone.
So, at the equator the salinity of ocean water is 36 g / l, and in temperate latitudes only 33 g / l. In polar latitudes salinity is much less - up to 31 g / l, which is associated with the arrival of the Arctic Ocean fresh river water and snow melt. At the same time, the salinity of the water in the seas quite dramatically different from the ocean. Thus, in the seas of temperate oceanic salinity is much lower, Read more [...]
Bow of a containership Picture: Stewart Sutton/Getty ImagesMerchantman Travel: Photos from Donovan Hohn's excruciating sail All crossways Northerly America in November 1998, citizenry were wait for their send to place, and all crosswise Northwards America masses began to curiosity if it would. At the hq of Eddie Bauer, they were questioning what had happened to the 1,583 boxes of cotton dresses they'd arranged from Sri Lanka. At Azuma Foods, they wondered what fortune had befallen 940 cartons of seafood jammed indoors refrigerated containers known as "reefers." And Read more [...]
Visions of Oceania: cruising toward the peaceable shores of Bora-Bora Exposure: Eric StanfordGET Thither For more data on Southward Seas adventures, including slip outfitters, archived articles, and more, Detent HitherWe searched the Southward Peaceable for the ultimate in tropic shangri-la. Now seize your hummock and sunscreen and go! Exploring Hiva Oa Basking on Namenalala Kick Cover on Moorea Soaring Polynesia and Bey Addition: A Southward Seas Pariah Hazard Usher Read more [...]