Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Ocean

What are whale sharks up to?

Wanderlust!

Scientists are using autonomous underwater robots to sample eDNA

A new study highlights a major step forward in monitoring ocean health.

World’s ocean is steadily losing its year-to-year memory

Earth suffers ‘ocean amnesia’ symptoms of global warming.

Giant groundwater system discovered in sediments below Antarctic ice

Previously unmapped reservoirs could speed glaciers, and release carbon.

Largest rogue wave ever observed in the waters off of Ucluelet, B.C

It measures as high as a four-story building.

A first unified vision of the full ocean eukaryotic biodiversity

The abyssal world: the last terra in­cog­nita of the Earth sur­face.

Warm ocean temperatures driven by climate change are the new normal

Century-and-a-half of data show the majority of the ocean’s surface has experienced extreme heat since 2014.

New atlas of ocean’s oxygen-starved waters

The 3D maps may help researchers track and predict the ocean’s response to climate change.

Earth’s first known giant creature

Whales were not the first marine giants to evolve.

Vibrating Mountains

Simulation approach works for a large mountain.

Toxic microbes caused the largest metazoan extinction in Earth’s history

Toxic microbe burps caused mass extinction.

Tsunami size varies with depth of Earthquake

Earthquake depth impacts potential tsunami threat.

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