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Unemployment Rates in the European Union and Selected Member Countries

Categories: European Union,Labor/Employment

Data covers period 1995 through beginning of 2006. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

NTSB Reports Increase in Aviation Accidents in 2005

Categories: Statistics,Transportation

The number of civil aviation accidents rose from 1,717 in 2004 to 1,179 in 2005 but fatalities dropped from 636 to 600. 32 accidents were reported for scheduled airline operations with 22 deaths. Press release offers link to detailed tables. From the National Transportation Safety Board.

NOW Coast: Web Mapping Portal to Real-Time Coastal Observations and NOAA Forecasts

Categories: Environment,Maps/Geography,Weather/Disasters

Updated version of web mapping portal which provides current environmental conditions and forecasts for coastal states of the U.S. New version allows users to view real-time surface meteorological and oceanographic observations on the map along with the latest satellite cloud imagery and National Weather Service radar images. From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.