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Melville, NY, 29 August 2014 -- James F. Lynch has been selected to be the next Editor-in-Chief of the Acoustical Society of America .
For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters.
Our oceans are absolutely teeming with life -- and from the tiniest microbe to the mightiest whale, every known inhabitant of the Southern Ocean has come together for the first time in the first comprehensive atlas of the region.
Our oceans and the rich marine ecosystems they sustain are in deep trouble, and the evidence is just about everywhere you turn.
Commonplace in oceanography is the collection of ocean drifter positions. Ocean drifters are devices that sit on the surface of the ocean and move with the flow, transmitting their position via GPS to stations on land.
Ending a half-century of geological speculation, scientists have finally seen the process that causes rocks to move atop Racetrack Playa, a desert lake bed in the mountains above Death Valley, California.
WEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine - A blue lobster became the star of the show Tuesday at Maine State Aquarium, his new home since a teen and her dad found the rare crustacean Saturday as they checked their lobster Blue lobster gets new home at Maine State Aquarium WEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine - A blue lobster became the star of the show Tuesday at Maine ... (more)
The world's leading expert on the poisoning of the oceans has described how he was "utterly shocked" by the true amount of plastic floating on the sea, warning that it potentially posed a bigger threat to the planet than climate change.
The University of Waterloo has unveiled a new satellite image of Antarctica, and the imagery will help scientists all over the world gain new insight into the effects of climate change.
New questions about geology, oceanography and seafloor ecosystems are being raised because of research by a Mississippi State University geologist.
There is no doubt about it: human-driven climate change is a thing, and it's not going to stop unless we do something about it.
The blast that killed the dinosaurs was assumed to have killed most other life as well; Scripps researchers find, however, that some fishes fared better than others Sixty-six million years ago, a giant rock from space crashed on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, throwing up a cloud of dust big enough to envelop the planet in darkness for at least several ... (more)
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