We now launched into the greatest piece of solid earth that is to be found in any part of the world; we had, at least, twelve thousand miles to the sea eastward; two thousand to the bottom of the Baltic Sea
westward; and above three thousand, if we left that sea, and went on west, to the British and French channels: we had full five thousand miles to the Indian or Persian Sea south; and about eight hundred to the Frozen Sea north.
The Baltic Sea
has been very successful as the third biggest cruise market.
TALLINN - At the conference on the Strategy for the Baltic Sea
Region that took place at Tallinn University last week, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet noted that the countries must achieve growth in the visibility and competitiveness of the Baltic Sea
region so that people, goods, services, capital, and knowledge could move about the Baltic Sea
region without any obstacles, reports LETA.
These areas, in Sweden, Finland and Denmark, identified during Oceana's extensive two month research expedition in the spring of 2011, all have specifically important biodiversity that must be protected from human activities, for the Baltic Sea
to recover from its current critical state.
The coasts of the Baltic Sea
develop in relatively rare conditions of this almost non-tidal water body of relatively large dimensions highly intermittent wave regime  and complicated patterns of vertical motions of the crust .
The combination of significant wind anisotropy and seasonal variation in the wind speed gives rise to high anisotropy and large spatio-temporal variations in the Baltic Sea
wave fields (Jonsson et al.
The organisers of the Baltic Sea
Action Summit in Helsinki say they are trying to save the most polluted body of water in the world.
It is hoped the new group could follow the lead of the 11 countries around the Baltic Sea
that already work together on a range of issues.
In recent decades the communities of the Baltic Sea
have substantially changed (Elmgren, 1989, 2001).
The EU Council of Ministers has formally approved a new multi-annual plan for cod stocks in the Baltic Sea
, which will come into force from January 1, 2008.
DAAAM Baltic would not be possible without contributions from members of the scientific community of the Baltic Sea
Located on the shores of the Baltic Sea
, Lithuania contains the geographical centre of Europe.