Tag Archive for 'transatlantic'

Five foot unmanned sailboat makes it across the Atlantic to Guernsey

February 18th, 2014 by Richard Lord

Paris Broe-Bougourd, while fishing on his 22 foot Mitchell in the Little Russell (the passage between Guernsey and Herm Island) on the morning of 16 February 2014, came across a barnacled five foot-long unmanned boat with a skeg (a long stern keel with 10 lbs. of lead ballast), which he recovered from the sea. Laminated […]

Increased C02 emissions could lead to more clear air turbulence during transatlantic flights

April 8th, 2013 by Nature Climate Change

Climate change may lead to bumpier transatlantic flights by the middle of the 21st century, suggests work published in the letter “Intensification of winter transatlantic aviation turbulence in response to climate change‘ in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study reports that clear-air turbulence is likely to change significantly with the doubling of carbon dioxide […]