With the 2014 Delaware Sea Grant and College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment online calendar, you can bring the beauty of Delaware's coastal resources to your computer screen. In addition to scenic wallpaper for each month, check out the list of notable dates as well as environmental facts, tips, and web links.
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When not enduring below freezing temperatures at far-off field sites, they use computer technology, remote sensing, and telecommunications tools to track ice movement
. Their work is helping to improve navigation in polar seas and track ongoing changes to ocean and coastal environments.
5 —World Soil Day — This day is aimed to celebrate the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to the human wellbeing.
7 —First State — Delaware came by its nickname by becoming the first of the 13 original states to ratify the U.S. Constitution on this day in 1787.
11 —International Mountain Day — This day was established by the UN General Assembly in 2003 to encourage sustainable development in mountains. Check out some of the highest elevations in the first state, like Iron Hill!
21 —Winter Solstice – First day of winter — The shortest day of the year is marked by many ancient and modern seasonal traditions that celebrate the return of the sun and longer days.
25 —Christmas Day — In the spirit of this holiday, give back to the planet by recycling your tree into mulch.