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News on Oceanography continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

59 min ago | The Charlotte Observer

NC State, Duke University team up to explore the deep sea

SciTech is independently reported and edited through the newsroom of The Charlotte Observer.


Related Topix: Duke University, University of Oregon, North Carolina, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

The Inoculation Project 7/13/2014: Fossils and Measuring

The Inoculation Project , founded in 2009 by hyperbolic pants explosion , is a group of Kossacks who gather weekly to combat the anti-science push in conservative America by providing direct funding to science and math projects in red state classrooms.


Related Topix: Explosion, Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

The Most Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment Ever

I'm standing on a beach and I see, a few hundred yards out, a mound of water heading right at me.


Related Topix: Science, La-Jolla, CA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Intensifying summer winds could impact sea life off Marin coast

In the coastal upwelling process, winds blowing along the shore cause nutrient-poor surface waters to be replaced with nutrient-rich, cold water from deep in the ocean.


Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, Science, Global Warming



See that big black blob in the water? That's not an oil slick -it's a school of fish! Still, when a swimmer gets close to them, it looks like a drop of dishwashing liquid in greasy water as the fish try to avoid a potential predator.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Science

South Whidbey Record

Tsunami researchers track Whidbey's geological history

Central Washington University graduate students Frances Griswold and Brian Ostrom examine soil and sand layers at the Seaplane Base on Thursday.


Related Topix: Central Washington University, Science


ocean microbe shift workers

Like humans, ocean microbes have their own daily life cycles, following predictable patterns of eating, breathing, growing and other biological activity, according to new research published in the July 11 edition of the journal Science .


Related Topix: University of Georgia, Science, Science / Technology, Robots

The San Diego Union-Tribune

New anchovy spectacle at coast

The huge schools of northern anchovy that streamed into the near shore waters of La Jolla on Tuesday, triggering nationwide news coverage, have returned.


Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Solana Beach, CA, Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Debris workshop informs K-12 teachers about environmental issues affecting Georgia coast

Teachers sift through sand on Tybee Island. The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service along with the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography tested Tybee sand for microplastics as part of a workshop.


Related Topix: Georgia, University of Georgia, Chatham County, GA, Tybee Island, GA, Science, Skidaway Island, GA

Core77 design blog

California Oil Spill Turns Out to Be a Freakishly Massive Amount of Fish

Earlier this week in La Jolla, California, what appeared to be a massive oil spill in the water began creeping towards the beach.


Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Science

National Public Radio

Giant Undulating Anchovy School

It's the biggest aggregation of anchovy seen in near-shore waters in three decades, according to scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.


Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Pacific Business Times

Teledyne dives into underwater drone business with Ocean Aero deal

The Thousand Oaks-based conglomerate has been investing in so-called autonomous underwater vehicles that are used by oceanographers, oil and gas companies and for military missions.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Teledyne Technologies, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Chruch to visit Savannah

Savannahians will soon have the opportunity to meet and listen to one of the highest ranking religious leaders in the United States.


Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Science


New research finds ocean's most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

Imagine the open ocean as a microbial megacity, teeming with life too small to be seen.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Live Science

Ocean Bacteria's Genes Are in Perfect Harmony

A scanning electron microscope image of marine bacteria. New research suggests that bacteria in the ocean sync their gene expression to the day-night cycle.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science, Science / Technology, Robots, Genetics

News Herald

Forecast: Algal bloom won't be as bad as 2013

The toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie's Western Basin later this summer likely will be significant but not as bad as last year or the record-setting 2011 bloom, scientists said today.


Related Topix: Science, Port Clinton, OH


Scripps scientists discover evidence of super-fast deep earthquake

As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the planet's surface-and the mechanisms that trigger them-an even more intriguing earthquake mystery lies deeper in the planet.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science, UC San Diego

The Daily Caller

Students In San Diego Film Once-In-A-Lifetime Ocean Spectacle [VIDEO]

Well, America, if you've ever wondered what millions and millions of anchovies look like darting around the ocean in a huge, black-blue glob, wonder no more.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science, Conservative Political News, US News

WAFF-TV Huntsville

VIDEO: Hawaii student records unbelievable sight in ocean

Amazing video taken by a Hawaii graduate student is going viral because of the never-before-seen image she managed to capture.


Related Topix: Science



Image Caption: A group of surfers paddle near a huge school of anchovies off the coast of La Jolla, CA.


Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Science, UC San Diego