The view of Earth’s ocean bottoms on Google Earth or some other global map gives you the impression we have the seafloors completely charted. But there are huge guesses regarding what’s under the waves for the about 90 percent of the world’s oceans that have not been directly mapped by ships using sonar.
The surface of the sea takes up nitrogen oxides that build up in polluted air at night, new measurements on the coast of southern California have shown.
A new submersible body suit will take ocean divers to a depth of 1,000 feet and let them spend hours there observing and collecting marine species that are hard to get at with conventional diving gear or submersibles.
The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to our ocean food source.
More than 750 sharks, tarpon, tuna and billfish, fitted with satellite-linked tags, are providing scientists with data on temperature and salinity at various depths in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean.
Why I’m drilling for rocks beneath the South China Sea.
Over the past two decades, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise.
A long-lost legacy of ocean research resurfaces
For the past 10 years, hundreds of seals equipped with special headgear have collected crucial data on ocean temperature and salinity for scientists
International expedition hopes to unravel mysteries of the South China Sea, one of the world’s most geologically important seas.
(From Nature / by Jane Qiu) – The South China Sea is well known for its geopolitical …