The International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) is an international, multidisciplinary collaboration among scientists, students, engineers, marine technicians and educators.
New study highlights geology of young rock at fast-spreading mid-ocean ridges
Miriam Goldstein is a marine biologist and science communicator, and is currently spending a year as a Sea Grant Fellow in the United States Congress.
Calcite crusts of arctic algae record 650 years of sea ice change
Scientists working in eastern Antarctica believe they have found the world’s oldest ice sheet which, they say, could provide information on future climate change.
Marie Byrd Land is a desolate region of Antarctica buried deep beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. But while the surface of Earth may be frozen, underneath is a different story.
When scientists drilled deep into the center of a huge crater beneath the Chesapeake Bay, they discovered ancient seawater that had been locked up in sediments since the early Cretaceous Period.
Five miles offshore from the Golden Nugget casino, Michael F. Crowley, a marine scientist at Rutgers University, heaves three lifeboat-yellow drones off the back of his research vessel.
Science Team Recovers Key Information on Global Climate History
A quick glance at a world precipitation map shows that most tropical rain falls in the Northern Hemisphere.