News tagged with bay of biscay

Proba-V opens its eyes

( —Earth watcher Proba-V is in good health following its launch last week. The Vegetation imager has been switched on and the first image has been captured over western France.

dateMay 20, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Cliffhanging corals avoid trawler damage

Bottom trawling fishing boats have devastated many cold water coral reefs along the margin of the North East Atlantic Ocean. Now, researchers have found large cold water coral colonies clinging to the vertical and overhanging ...

dateJan 20, 2012 in Environment
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'Super-river' formed the English Channel

( -- A team of Anglo-French scientists studying sedimentary deposits in the Bay of Biscay have concluded that Britain and France were separated by a "super-river" during three periods of glaciations, and they ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Earth Sciences weblog
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