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buoyancy

(1) The degree to which a body floats in a liquid.
(2) The force exerted by a fluid on a floating body, which opposes the force of gravity and is equal to the  body’s density.
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After our waveoff, the LSO directed maintenance personnel to the flight deck to remove the buoy, inspect the RSD for damage and conduct a FOD walkdown.
Trinity House was responsible for buoys in the 19th century.
Ring buoys are placed at many locations across the region to help save lives and the public should be aware their removal places lives at risk.
Most of the concerns raised thus far about wave energy buoys raise questions about whether the buoys and their undersea transmission cables could entangle whales or ensnare crab pots.
AF Gruppen's part of the deal involves planning, engineering and preparation offshore, bringing the buoy onshore and recycling.
These buoys are really going to provide some new insights and understanding for ocean acidification in the Pacific-Arctic region," Mathis said.
When not connected to an SRV, the unloading buoy will be submerged 60-70 feet below the sea surface.
Under the direction of physical oceanographer Bill Richardson, the Buoy Group set out to develop ways to discover what was happening far beneath the ocean surface and to explore the complex interactions between sea and air.
The Navy, in conjunction with the University of Washington's applied physics department, is operating a Littoral Sensor Grid in Puget Sound that uses a FAN to transmit environmental data from buoys in the area.
Costs associated with the buoy project are being paid by Santee Cooper and by a U.
Collaborating with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the cutter recycled 160,000 pounds of derelict buoy sinkers as part an off-shore artificial reef program.
Dubai: Class 1 World Powerboat Championship leaders, Mohammad Al Merri and Nadir Bin Hendi, have lost their third place in last weekend's BMW Norwegian Grand Prix after being given a time adjustment of one penalty long-lap for destroying a turn buoy.