Monday, August 22, 2016

New Science: Using Ships For Tsunami Warning

  by James Foster, University of Hawaii (TheConversation) Racing across ocean basins at speeds over 500 miles per hour, tsunamis can wreak devastation along coastlines thousands of miles from their origin....

August 22, 2016
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Friday, August 19, 2016

Ocean Hosts World’s Largest Migration

by Oliver Milman (TheGuardian) The largest migration on Earth is very rarely seen by human eyes, yet it happens every day. Billions of marine creatures ascend from as far as 2km below the...

August 19, 2016
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Scientific sonar spots unknown shipwreck, possibly dating to the American Revolution Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than a mile...

July 21, 2015
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Keppel Unit Wins Seabed Exploration Contract in Search of Mineral Resources

A unit of Keppel Corp. has signed a 15-year seabed exploration contract in its search for rare minerals on the seabed of the Pacific Ocean.

June 16, 2015
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Monday, June 15, 2015
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Stunning VIDEO Of Newly Discovered Deep Sea Creatures

A team of scientists aboard the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer have mounted a unique crowd-sourced exploration of the largely unknown deep sea off the coast of Puerto Rico. The first two legs of...

June 15, 2015
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Saturday, March 21, 2015
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French Atlantic Coast Hit By Giant Tide

France's North Atlantic coast was experiencing its first giant tide of the millennium on Saturday as the full moon and this week's solar eclipse combined to help create an ocean surge not seen there since 1997.

March 21, 2015
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Nightmarish Black Seadevil Caught on Video

Researchers with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have capture what is being called the best-ever footage of the elusive and nightmarish-looking Black Seadevil.

November 25, 2014
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Friday, October 3, 2014
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Scientists Map Ocean Floor From Space in Unprecedented Detail

Scientists have devised a new map of the Earth's seafloor using satellite data, revealing massive underwater scars and thousands of previously uncharted sea mountains residing in some of the deepest, most remote reaches of the world's oceans.

October 3, 2014
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Thursday, May 1, 2014

I’ve Never Really Wanted a Microscope, Until Now

The following image may make you hesitate a bit the next time you open your mouth while swimming in the ocean.  Photographer David Littschwager shows one example of all the...

May 1, 2014
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Study Shows Gulf Dolphins in Poor Health following Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

By NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration Barataria Bay, located in the northern Gulf of Mexico, received heavy and prolonged oiling after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This area is also home...

December 19, 2013
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

New Research Shows Where Deep Sea Trash Accumulates

We've all heard about the vast amounts of plastic accumulating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. We've all seen trash washed up on our beaches. But what about below the surface, out of sight to any normal person? For most of us, this question has remained a mystery.

June 27, 2013
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Monday, June 3, 2013
Press Releases

Ocean Big Data – Marinexplore Hires New VP

Marinexplore, the ocean’s big data platform, today announced that Dr. Christopher W. Clark, Director of the Bioacoustic Research Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will join the Silicon Valley...

June 3, 2013
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Thursday, February 14, 2013

OCEARCH and Caterpillar: a Partnership to Save the Great Ocean Predators

The following images depicts a tragedy which is quietly unfolding around the world. On top of a factory building in Hong Kong, over ten thousand shark fins are being dried...

February 14, 2013
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Friday, October 12, 2012
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Giant Eyeball Washes Up on Shore

Any of you scurvy dogs missing an eye?  A beachcomber in Pompano Beach, Florida may have found it.  Doesn’t look human though. Any guesses where it came from?

October 12, 2012
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Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Crossing The Pacific With A Crew Of Zero

During an overcast and foggy day on November 17 four robots departed San Francisco on a voyage across the Pacific to ports in Japan and Australia. The crossing, a partnership...

June 7, 2012
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Shipwrecks, Oil Seeps, and Salt “Volcanoes” | NOAA Films All Sorts of Cool Stuff in the Gulf of Mexico

[vimeo][/vimeo] Video courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program In crystal clear high definition video, NOAA’s Little Hercules remotely operated vehicle (ROV) flies over the remnants of a copper-sheathed sailing ship that disappeared at...

May 16, 2012
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Atlantis Found (then lost again!) on Google Earth

The National Ocean Service, has a minor problem they wish to address.  While ‘navigating’ the ocean floor in Google Earth, countless amateur  oceanographers have emailed the service thinking they, by...

February 9, 2012
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Google Ocean Update

Update Marks The 3rd Anniversary of Google Oceans With High Definition Cartography

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the three years since Google earthexpanded its reach into the ocean the company has focused with enthusiasm on building great relationships with the world’s leading oceanographers, people like David...

February 2, 2012
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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NOAA’s Top 7 US Ocean Data Services By Region

The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System, or IOOS®, is a vast, coordinated network of people and technology working together to deliver data on our coastal waters and oceans. Sponsored by NOAA, this...

February 1, 2012
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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The Ocean Network: Oceanographers enable a high speed connection to the mysteries of the deep sea

By Captain Patrick Donovan, R/V Thomas G. Thompson, University of Washington   As mariners we encounter them all the time… a yellow buoy, a white ship, the daily routine of transmitting...

October 4, 2011
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