Tag Archives: Oceanography

Sea turtles don’t just go with the flow

Satellite data reveal that the marine reptiles change their behavior to interact with currents. Continue reading

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Carbon speeds through the ocean’s twilight zone

New measurements show how the sinking velocities of organic matter in the water vary with depth, region, and season. Continue reading

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Active Mud Volcano Field Discovered off Southeast Alaska

A cruise to study landslide potential along an earthquake-prone fault found a surprising methane plume. Continue reading

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Surf Forecastin’ USA

A California-based company unites surfers with oceanographers to help people know when it’s safe to surf. Continue reading

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With a Grain of Salt

Ocean surface layer captures influence of human activity. Continue reading

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Q&A with Andreas Munchow, Seafaring Physical Oceanographer

The University of Delaware associate professor discusses his ventures in the Arctic and wonders whether the future of his research area may be heading away from field work. Continue reading

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EGU 2012: Potential Ecosystem Effects of Offshore Windfarms

Large offshore wind farms could affect ocean circulation patterns, temperature structures, and nutrient cycling. Continue reading

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