Scientists Discover New Deep-Sea Vents in Mariana Back-Arc

Photograph of the seafloor showing the edge of a recently erupted lava flow, Photo: SOI/AUV Sentry

A team of scientists on a 28-day expedition onboard R/V Falkor have more than doubled the number of known ...

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Scientists Discover New Class of Hydrothermal System

Photo: NOC

Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Southampton have made the first ...

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GEOMAR Scientists Embark on GEOTRACES Expedition

RV METEOR. Photo: H. Bange, GEOMAR

German research vessel METEOR, under the leadership of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, is set ...

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Scientists Embark on Atlantis Massif Core Sampling Campaign

Scientists Embark on Atlantis Massif Core Sampling Campaign

An international team of scientists are setting sail today on board the Royal Research Ship James Cook to explore ...

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Scientists Start Monterey Canyon Coordinated Experiment

This illustration (not to scale) shows the locations and depths of some of the instruments being placed within Monterey Canyon as part of the Coordinated Canyon Experiment. Photo: MBARI

Underwater avalanches and turbidity currents carry huge amounts of sediment, organic material, and pollutants down ...

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Scientists Explore Tamu Massif Origin

Tamu Massif, Photo: Will Sager

Schmidt Ocean Institute’s chief scientist Dr. William Sager and his team are returning to the spot of ...

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Scientists Map Colville Ridge Seafloor Off New Zealand

Scientists Map Colville Ridge Seafloor Off New Zealand

Scientists have returned from a three-week mission to map the seafloor of the Colville Ridge, northeast of ...

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Scientists Create Digital Map of Seafloor’s Geology

Scientists Create Digital Map of Seafloor's Geology

Scientists from the University of Sydney’s School of Geosciences have led the creation of the “world’s ...

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Scientists Study Coastal Upwelling Offshore Peru

Photo: Dr. Tebke Böschen/GEOMAR

The coastal upwelling of cold and nutrient-rich waters off Peru and Ecuador is significant not only for the ...

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Scientists Discover Unknown Vent Field in Gulf of California

Scientists Discover Unknown Vent Field in Gulf of California

Scientists, on board Germany’s new deep-sea research vessel SONNE, lead by Professor Christian Berndt from the ...

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Investigator Discovers 50-Million-Year-Old Volcanoes

Investigator Discovers 50 Million-Year-Old Volcanoes

Australia’s new ocean-going research vessel Investigator has discovered extinct volcanoes likely to be 50 million ...

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Scientists Call for Balancing Mining and Ecosystem Protection

Photo: Ifremer, Nodinaut cruise (2004).

In a paper published this week in Science, researchers from the Center for Ocean Solutions and co-authors from ...

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Scientists Take Closer Look at Eckernförde Bay

Scientists Take Closer Look at Eckernförde Bay

The GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel has started a long term monitoring of the Eckernförde Bay and ...

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URI Scientists Publish Tiger Sharks Tracking Study

URI Scientists Publish Tiger Sharks Tracking Study

A new study co-led by a University of Rhode Island biologist has yielded the first long-term satellite tracking of ...

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Seals Help in Gathering Oceanographic Data

Seals Help in Gathering Oceanographic Data

Seals have helped gather information on some of the harshest environments on the planet, using technology designed ...

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Ferromanganese Crusts Show Past Climates

Map of the Arctic Ocean with the area of investigation. Source: GEOMAR.

The onset of northern hemispheric glaciation cycles three million years ago has dramatically changed Arctic ...

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Scientists Spot Fukushima Radiation Off British Columbia

Scientists Spot Fukushima Radiation Off British Columbia

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have for the first time detected the presence of ...

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Scientists Study Micro Tsunamis Offshore Nishinoshima

OBS being deployed from the vessel

A team of researchers carried out scientific research on volcanic activity at Nishinoshima around its sea areas ...

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Scientists Urge President Obama to Stop Seismic Testing

Scientists Urge President Obama to Stop Seismic Testing

Leading ocean scientists from the U.S. and around the world today urged President Obama to halt a planned oil and ...

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MBARI Scientists Depart on Gulf of California Expedition

MBARI Scientists Depart on Gulf of California Expedition

MBARI scientists have departed to their third expedition to the Gulf of California to build on research conducted ...

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VIDEO: Scientists Develop Octopus Robot

VIDEO Scientists Develop Octopus Robot

Scientists have developed an octopus-like robot, which can zoom through water with ultra-fast propulsion and ...

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