8 hrs ago
Agadir Canyon: the Underwater 'Grand Canyon'
Researchers just completed a A five-week expedition to map and sample a giant underwater canyon off the northwest coast of Morocco.
15 hrs ago
EU fishing vote foments anger
Ocean researchers and politicians who had hoped to see restrictions imposed on fishing in the sensitive ecosystems of the deep ocean were left disappointed last week after the European Parliament voted against tougher controls.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Navy gets final sonar permit
Blue whales are the species being studied by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and other groups trying to better the effects of sound on marine mammals.
Do we need to worry about Fukushima contamination in the ocean?
In a word, no - though it isn't a good idea to eat the bottom fish feeding within a few kilometers of the Daiichi harbor.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
U. of I. 'may lose a big federal grant to clout': Lynn Sweet
University of Illinois Board Chair Chris Kennedy is sounding an alarm, worried a bid by the school and its partners for a $70 million federal Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute grant may be influenced by a senator's clout - and end up in Huntsville, Ala.
The Globe and Mail
Dalhousie professor to probe effects of aquaculture business
Dr. Jon Grant studies environmentally optimal salmon farming practices at the Aquatron tank at Dalhousie University in Halifax.
Scientific book on Sound published
The Long Island Sound Study announces that the most comprehensive review and synthesis of scientific research of the Long Island Sound in 35 years is now available as a book published by Springer.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The Times of India
Rann was covered by sea in Harappan times: Study
On one full moon night, Rann of Kutch wears a whitish look with salt reflecting the light of the moon.
Antarctic Fjord Life Puzzles Science
Arctic fjords are poor places, low in marine life and muddied by glacial meltwater.
Scientists Find That Polluted Oceans Could Make Fish Anxious
We've known for a while that the ocean is rapidly becoming too acidic for some forms of marine life to survive.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Southampton Oceanography Centre student scoops top award
A SOUTHAMPTON student has scooped a national award based on her own research voyage whilst based at the National Oceanography Centre .
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Babylon Ninth-Grader Raising Money for Student Ambassador Trip
A Babylon Junior-Senior High Schooler is raising money to help pay his way to represent our area as a student ambassador next summer in the Pacific island of Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.
What the past tells us about modern sea-level rise
Researchers from the University of Southampton and the Australian National University report that sea-level rise since the industrial revolution has been fast by natural standards and - at current rates - may reach 80cm above the modern level by 2100 and 2.5 metres by 2200.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Northwest Florida Daily News
Outdoors show host lends a hand in study
Don't let his pretty face fool you, Gary Finch has been in Okaloosa County this week on deadly serious business.
Fukushima: Oceanographers Model Impact on Pacific
March 11 2011 was a tragic day for Japan and the world. The earthquake in Tohoku, Japan caused a tsunami, and the resulting tsunami-induced inundation has placed Japan into crisis.
NASA Builds GPS-Based System For Detecting...
Image Caption: Flooding across Highway 78, San Diego County, Calif. The NASA/Scripps Institution of Oceanography-developed GPS natural hazards warning system was first used by NOAA in July 2013, in San Diego and Oxnard, Calif., to forecast a summer monsoon and issue accurate flash flood warnings.
New evidence for assessing tsunami risk from very large volcanic island landslides
Their findings suggest that these landslides result in smaller tsunami waves than previously thought by some authors, because of the processes involved.
Nova News Now
Cooke Aquaculture, Dal invest in five-year research partnership
NS Saltwater Production Manager Cooke, Michael Szemerda - VP Saltwater Operations Cooke, Dr. Chris Moore - Dean of Science Dalhousie University, Dr. Martha Crago - VP Research Dalhousie University, Dr. Jon Grant - NSERC Cooke Industrial Research Chair, Dr. Richard Isenor - Atlantic Manager NSERC, Nell Halse - VP Communications Cooke, Andrew Lively ... (more)
Crikey! A photographer's close call with a crocodile, and pics to prove it
Octavio Aburto is a Mexican photographer and marine biologist, based at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, and is a fellow with The International League of Conservation Photographers .
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Asia News Network
QINGDAO: Seabed campaign quickens in China
China is accelerating its efforts to tap vast metal deposits on the ocean floor, with manned submersible Jiaolong scheduled to dive in the country's two contract areas in the northwest Pacific and the southwest Indian Ocean next year.