In scientific research, exploration is one of three purposes of empirical research (the other two being description and explanation). The term is commonly used metaphorically. For example, an individual may speak of exploring the Internet, sexuality, etc.
Notable periods of human exploration
Phoenician galley sailings
The Phoenicians (1550 BCE–300 BCE) traded throughout the Mediterranean Sea and Asia Minor though many of their routes are still unknown today. The presence of tin in some Phoenician artifacts suggests that they may have traveled to Britain. Some scientists speculate that they voyaged all the way to Central America, although this is disputed. According to Virgil's Aeneid and other ancient sources, the legendary Queen Dido was a Phoenician from Asia Minor who sailed to North Africa and founded the city of Carthage.
Mineral exploration is the process of finding ores (commercially viable concentrations of minerals) to mine. Mineral exploration is a much more intensive, organized and professional form of mineral prospecting and, though it frequently uses the services of prospecting, the process of mineral exploration on the whole is much more involved.
Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats on the Thames in Battersea. The novel explores the liminality of people who do not belong to the land or the sea, but are somewhere in between. The epigraph, "che mena il vento, e che batte la pioggia, e che s'incontran con si aspre lingue" ("whom the wind drives, or whom the rain beats, or those who clash with such bitter tongues") comes from Canto XI of Dante's Inferno.
"Offshore", when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under the sea, or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field. There are various types of platform used in the development of offshore oil and gas fields, and subsea facilities.
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It involves interacting with chefs and food experts, exploring local markets, trying out fresh local produce and beverages ... As the trend picks up pace, Indians are also travelling to offshore destinations that offer culinary experiences. “I visited Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, to explore the unique food culture of the country.
MatthewFarmer explores how offshore rigs present a perfect internet of things environment but require safety measures like nowhere else ...Unidentified drone sightings increase security concerns on offshore facilities. Smruthi Nadig explores how the Petroleum SafetyAuthority of ...
The deal has opened the way for offshore oil and gas exploration. According to the agreement, Israel has the right to veto the approval of any company involved in gas exploration in border area ... ....
A statement from the GreekForeign Ministry said the Egyptian and Greek defense ministers first signed the deal on the rescue missions ... The agreement includes joint exploration of hydrocarbon reserves in Libya’s offshore waters, with both Egypt and Greece accusing Ankara of using it to expand its influence in the Mediterranean ... ....
CAIRO - ... A statement from the Greek foreign ministry said on Tuesday the Egyptian and Greek ministers first signed the deal on the rescue missions ... That agreement includes joint exploration of hydrocarbon reserves in Libya’s offshore waters, with both Egypt and Greece accusing Ankara of using it to expand its influence in the Mediterranean ... .
said Tuesday they formed a partnership to explore the vast offshore wind potential in the Philippines. The Alternergy and Shell venture obtained a wind energy service contract from the Department of Energy to assess the feasibility of an offshore wind project in the windswept Calavite Passage near Mindoro.
TALO) is a technically driven independent exploration and production company focused on safely and efficiently maximizing long-term value through its operations, currently in the United States and offshore Mexico, both through upstream oil and gas exploration and production and the development of carbon capture and sequestration opportunities.
The goal is to launch the operation by 2026 and it joins others in Germany such as the new terminal at Wilhelmshaven being developed for LNG that is also exploring ammonia imports ... Similarly in France, they are also exploring efforts to develop an offshore hydrogen production supply chain.
Body Glove Cruises, a leading activity company in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi that operates tours from KailuaPier, unveiled its new 41-foot boat, The Kona Explorer... The Kona Explorer joins its sister ship, the Kanoa II, a 65-ft ... For marine mammal and pelagic enthusiasts, the Kona Explorer is designed for offshore adventures.