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  Ocean Finance Loans and Mortgages Limited - Secured Personal Loans and Remortgages for UK Homeowners
Ocean are able to consider most circumstances and have helped people from all walks of life.
Ocean Finance and Mortgages Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for the provision of mortgage advice and arranging insurance.
Ocean Finance and Mortgages Ltd is licensed under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 to carry on the business of consumer credit, consumer brokerage, debt adjusting and debt counseling, credit reference agency and canvassing off trade premises.
www.oceanfinance.co.uk   (310 words)

  Ocean Planet Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ocean Planet, premiered at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History from April 1995 to April 1996, where it attracted nearly two million visitors.
Learn more about the project by reading an overview of the exhibition, a message from the curator, or a copy of the final report which presents information about visitation, educational programming and materials, publicity, and the results of the visitor studies.
Learn about the variety of educational materials associated with Ocean Planet, including a set of lessons and marine science activities which adapt several themes of the exhibition for use in the middle and high school classroom.
seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov /ocean_planet.html   (172 words)

  Ocean - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oceans (from Ὠκεανός Okeanos in Greek, the ancient Greeks noticing the strong current that flowed off Gibraltar and assuming it was a great river) cover almost three quarters (71%) of the surface of the Earth, and nearly half of the world's marine waters are over 3,000 meters (9,800 ft) deep.
Ocean currents greatly affect Earth's climate by transferring warm or cold air and precipitation to coastal regions, where they may be carried inland by winds.
Tethys Ocean, the ocean between the ancient continents of Gondwana and Laurasia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ocean   (1702 words)

 Ocean Software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The familiar Ocean logotype had an often prominent placement on the box art and is recognized by many people.
Up to 1987 the Ocean Loader was written by the in house Ocean programmer Bill Barna, from 1987 to the end of the Commodore 64's commercial life the loader was replaced by "Freeload" written by in house programmer Paul Hughes.
Ocean were famous for often buying the rights to make video games from different movie and television franchises.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ocean_Software   (560 words)

 Ocean - World Religions Free Research Library
Ocean is a free collection of the World's Religious literature managed by a unique book-centered research engine.
Ocean continues to be, after CTA, the mainstay of my electronic research tools.
Recently I have downloaded Ocean from your website and I must say that it is truly excellent.
www.bahai-education.org /ocean   (1185 words)

 Ocean Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Oceans cover almost 3/4 of the Earth's surface and contain roughly 97% of the Earth's water supply.
The Earth's oceans are all connected to one another.
This zone is the only part of the ocean with plants and although it is relatively small, it contains most of the ocean's life.
www.enchantedlearning.com /coloring/oceanlife.shtml   (2223 words)

 Ocean - creates Wild and bitchin music
Ocean’s voice is, once again, the hypnotic, mesmerizing and utterly unique instrument she is known for, and the new songs are rich in melodic splendour.
Ocean is their ideal of a ‘real mermaid’, for her vocal gifts, and for her donation of time, talent, energy, and funding to save the world.
Ocean’s delivery on some of these softer rock songs remind one of Sade and Sting, while some of her stronger vocal runs can be compared to those of Evanescence.
www.oceancd.com /home.htm   (1283 words)

 WWF - Oceans
Oceans support the greatest variety of life on earth, from microscopic plankton to giant whales.
The deepest parts of the oceans have barely begun to be explored, and new life forms are being discovered every year by deep ocean submersible machines.
The floor of the ocean is called the benthic habitat while the water itself is called the pelagic habitat.
www.panda.org /news_facts/education/virtual_wildlife/wild_places/oceans.cfm   (854 words)

After a rainstorm, the ocean waters impacted by the storm should be avoided for at least 72 hours due to high bacteria levels that could be present in the storm - induced runoff.
The ocean water is analyzed for "indicator bacteria" (total coliform, fecal coliform and enterococcus) that indicate the possible presence of disease causing bacteria, viruses or protozoa.
If the ocean does not meet the State Standards at a beach, this beach will be posted with signs warning the public to avoid body contact with the affected ocean water.
www.ventura.org /envhealth/programs/ocean/ocfaq.htm   (653 words)

 The Ocean Conservancy: Home
The Ocean Conservancy advocates for regulations to reduce "bycatch" and protect marine wildlife from fishing gear and we work to preserve and strengthen existing laws and regulations that protect marine wildlife.
The Ocean Conservancy promotes the establishment of new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and marine reserve networks to conserve important ocean ecosystems and to build political momentum for an effective national system of marine protected areas and reserves.
The Ocean Conservancy works to fundamentally reform the structure of our system of ocean governance and to codify national and state policies that emphasize conservation and restoration of ocean ecosystems.
www.oceanconservancy.org /site/PageServer?pagename=home   (810 words)

 Hydrothermal Vents
As the water is heated, it rises and seeks a path back out into the ocean through an opening in the seafloor.
As the vent water bursts out into the ocean, its temperature may be as high as 400°C (750°F).
These underwater geysers are believed to play an important role in the ocean’s temperature, chemistry, and circulation patterns.
www.ocean.udel.edu /deepsea/level-2/geology/vents.html   (617 words)

 NOAA Home Page - NOAA Ocean Portal
NOAA Ocean Service — grew out of the nation's oldest scientific agency, established as the Survey of the Coast in 1807 by President Thomas Jefferson.
Ocean Prediction Center - originates and issues marine warnings and forecasts, continually monitors and analyzes maritime data, and provides guidance of marine atmospheric variables for purposes of protection of life and property, safety at sea and enhancement of economic opportunity.
NOAA Ocean Modeling Branch —a division of the NOAA Environmental Modeling Center—is responsible for the development of improved numerical weather, marine and climate prediction modeling and analysis systems within the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction and the NOAA National Weather Service.
www.noaa.gov /ocean.html   (1204 words)

 The Deep Ocean
As shown in the illustration below, the ocean floor is divided into three major areas: the continental shelf, the con- tinental slope, and the deep ocean basin.
The shelf ends at a depth of about 200 meters (660 ft), which is much deeper than the deepest recorded dive of a scuba diver, at 145 meters (475 ft).
Here, the ocean floor deepens sharply, and its features resemble those on land, only on a much larger scale, with great plains and mountains.
www.ocean.udel.edu /extreme2004/geology/deepocean   (297 words)

 Core Knowledge - Lesson Plans
Discuss how oceans and lakes are both water but we can’t drink ocean water because it’s too salty.
This song is to the tune of "My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean." As the students sing, one person is it and walks around the circle tapping each child on the head.
After sharing the book, show students the layers of the ocean poster and point out the different layers that some of the creatures live in.
www.coreknowledge.org /CK/resrcs/lessons/PreK98Oceans.htm   (2021 words)

 Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach (1950 Abbott Street) is located in the community of Ocean Beach, just south of the Mission Bay channel entrance.
The Ocean Beach Municipal Pier is located at the south end of the beach and is available to the public for walking and fishing.
Public restrooms with showers are located adjacent to the main lifeguard station at 1950 Abbott Street and adjacent to the parking lot on the north end of the beach at the west end of Brighton Avenue.
www.sandiego.gov /lifeguards/beaches/ob.shtml   (753 words)

 Ocean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lift the flaps to discover all of the sparkling surprises that the ocean world has to offer.
Introduce children to ocean life with the patterns and activities found in Pattern Projects.
Creative learning experiences while kids "visit" 7 ocean habitats and create crafts that help them see, feel and understand what is unique about sea creatures.
www.experiencescompany.com /Ocean.htm   (1254 words)

 Ocean, Oceanography
Jason Project "From oceans to rain forests, from polar regions to volcanoes, the JASON Project explores Planet Earth and exposes students to leading scientists who work with them to examine its biological and geological development"
Ocean98 ocean facts and statistics; ocean animals, fish, and creatures; Pacific Island culture; environmental information; ocean expeditions and history -- information and education on all aspects of the ocean
Ocean Planet Smithsonian exhibit -- "Over 99 percent of living space on earth is ocean, all habitable by plants and animals"
www.accd.edu /pac/lrc/ocean.htm   (669 words)

 Ocean's Eleven (2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Danny Ocean and his ten accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
Plot holes: The DVD commentary admits that there was no way in which all the flyers that were carried out of the casino and driven to the airport could have been in the vault.
She plays Ocean's ex-wife who is currently dating one of the Casino owners they are trying to rob.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0240772   (1217 words)

 EERE: Ocean Energy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ocean energy draws on the energy of ocean waves, tides, or on the thermal energy (heat) stored in the ocean.
More basic information about ocean energy is also available.
Each day, the oceans absorb enough heat from the sun to equal the thermal energy contained in 250 billion barrels of oil.
www.eere.energy.gov /RE/ocean.html   (208 words)

 SPACE.com -- Galileo Uncovers Compelling Evidence of Ocean On Jupiter's Moon Europa
Though the possibility of some other conductive material, such as a carbon-rich material like graphite, is not completely out of the question, scientists say that liquid water or possibly even slushy watery ice is the most logical answer.
Khurana and his colleagues first realized they might be looking at the possibility of a global Europan ocean two years ago, when they stumbled on an odd signature in Europas magnetic field during an earlier Galileo flyby.
Once the implications of an ocean sunk in, the scientists decided to test what theyd seen when Galileo swooped by Europa on four subsequent occasions.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/solarsystem/europa_ocean_000824.html   (852 words)

 The Energy Story - Chapter 14: Ocean Energy
We can use the ocean's waves, we can use the ocean's high and low tides, or we can use temperature differences in the water.
Kinetic energy (movement) exists in the moving waves of the ocean.
A difference of at least 38 degrees Fahrenheit is needed between the warmer surface water and the colder deep ocean water.
www.energyquest.ca.gov /story/chapter14.html   (612 words)

 The Ocean Channel
The Tuamotus are composed of 78 distinct coral reef atolls, stretching 930 miles north-northeast of Tahiti.
Join a team of research scientists studying the behavior and the migration patterns of giant mantas and other big pelagics in the Socorros Archipelago, off the coast of Baja, Mexico.
Now in our 4th year of bringing quality ocean themed films to Santa Barbara, the festival is growing, and this promises to be the best Santa Barbara Ocean Film Festival yet.
www.ocean.com   (378 words)

 Earth's Oceans - EnchantedLearning.com
Life on Earth originated in the seas, and the oceans continue to be home to an incredibly diverse web of life.
The oceans of Earth serve many functions, especially affecting the weather and temperature.
In the Spring of 2000, the International Hydrographic Organization delimited a new ocean, the Southern Ocean (it surrounds Antarctica and extends to 60 degrees latitude).
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/ocean   (334 words)

 California Ocean and Coastal Environmental Access Network (OCEAN)
The California Ocean and Coastal Environmental Access Network (Cal OCEAN) is a web-based virtual library for the discovery of and access to ocean and coastal data and information from a wide variety of sources and in a range of types and formats.
The goal of Cal OCEAN is to provide the information and tools to support ocean and coastal resource management, planning, research and education via the Internet.
Cal OCEAN is a component of CERES and a project of the California Resources Agency's Ocean Resources Management Program.
ceres.ca.gov /ocean   (173 words)

 Oceans Alive! | The Water Planet
The ocean wraps the globe and is divided into four major regions: the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Arctic Ocean.
These oceans, although distinct in some ways, are all interconnected; the same water is circulated throughout them all.
The oceans are always losing and gaining water in a never ending process called the hydrologic cycle.
www.mos.org /oceans/planet/index.html   (257 words)

 Amazon.com: Ocean's Twelve: DVD: Brad Pitt,Catherine Zeta-Jones,George Clooney,Ed Kross,Julia Roberts,Don Tiffany,Anne ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Like its predecessor Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve is a piffle of a caper, a preposterous plot given juice and vitality by a combination of movie star glamour and the exuberant filmmaking skill of director Steven Soderbergh (Out of Sight, The Limey).
Ocean's Twelve was one of those movies that are doomed before they are even released.
Beginning three years after OCEAN'S ELEVEN ended, Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia), the casino owner the gang ripped off in the OCEAN'S ELEVEN has uncovered the identities of everyone that was involved and wants his money back plus interest, close to $190 million.
www.amazon.com /Oceans-Twelve-Brad-Pitt/dp/B0007P0XBO   (2443 words)

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