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3 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
This map marks both a scientific and an imaginative revolution. When it was published in 1977 by Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen, two oceanographers at Columbia University, there had never before been a map of the entire ocean floor.
7 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Image Caption: Individual components of the final ocean acidification risk index for each census area showing the communities with the highest risk are in the Southeast and Southwest of the state.
11 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
When Rayna Holtz and Yvonne Kuperberg began monitoring a strip of west-side beach a few years ago, searching for dead sea birds as part of a citizen science project through the University of Washington, they soon realized they likely wouldn't find any dead birds.
A new study conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has bolstered convictions that many marine biologists and climate scientists have had for over a decade: Climate change is seriously threatening the world's shellfish supply.
For more than a century, Bill Taylor's family has used the calm, protected waters of Puget Sound to raise oysters, planting billions of larvae in underwater beds and then harvesting them to ship to some of the finest restaurants in the world.
The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography completed an intensive, round-the-clock sampling regimen called "26 Hours on the Marsh" this month.
When Typhoon Rammasun swept through the South China Sea in July, a tiny ship was trapped in its path.
Colonial Beach, Lewisetta and Gloucester Point are among the sites in the United States flooding more frequently - even during regular high tides - because of climate-related sea-level rise, according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The stems of wetland plants formed a stubble across a wide swath of newly-created mud flat at the southern end of the Wax Lake Outlet near Morgan City, part of a new delta fed by the Atchafalaya and Red rivers along the center of Louisiana's coast.
As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water which is predicted to extend across the whole Arctic Ocean before the middle of this century.
In this March 21, 2011 file photo provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co. , smoke rises from the Unit 3 reactor of the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan.
If you want to get media attention, have something happen in New York City. A tropical storm can become a Super Storm and sea level rises will get attention once mid-town Manhattan Bruno Magli's start getting soaked.
Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
Thsi Oct. 30, 2012 file photo shows Sveinn Storm, owner of Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory measuring flood waters outside his store in Annapolis, Md.
Flooding is increasing in frequency along much of the U.S. coast, and the rate of increase is accelerating along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts, a team of federal government scientists found in a study released Monday.
'Nuisance flooding' climbed 626 percent at Sandy Hook "Nuisance flooding" causes frequent road closures and overwhelms storm drains.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 02:21 pm
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