The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), has selected Sea-Bird Electronics, Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., to provide Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) instruments for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI).
Today, the U.S. government launched what’s being billed as the largest study ever conducted of how an oil spill affects human health. The Gulf Long-Term Follow-Up Study will survey Gulf of Mexico residents who helped with the cleanup of last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill and follow them for at least 5 years
An international scientific team has shown that strong links between the corals reefs of the south China sea, West Pacific and Coral Triangle hold the key to preserving fish and marine resources in the Asia-Pacific region.
The SWAN (Simulating WAves Nearshore) wave prediction model developed at TU Delft has been a huge international success for many years. This model predicts the distribution of wave heights close to the shore.
While the past century has seen large predatory fish, such as cod and tuna, plummet by two-thirds, small prey fish, such as sardines and anchovies, have more than doubled in number, the research shows.
A study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science details the first scientific research to successfully track a great hammerhead shark using satellite tag technology.
Multilayered structure of the shell of Crysomallon squamiferum, a recently discovered gastropod mollusc from the Kairei Indian hydrothermal vent field. It is unlike any other known natural or synthetic engineered armour.