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Dive into the Unknown with Dr. David Gallo [USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog]

On April 24, 2014, an exclusive group of visionaries presented to over 4,000 students at the USA Science & Engineering Festival's inaugural X-STEM Symposium sponsored by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune .

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Related Topix: Science, Robots, Science / Technology, Woods Hole, MA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Gazette

A Colorado Springs native travels the nation with free ice cream and a message to love the planet

National Geographic Young Explorer grant recipient Caleb Kruse talks to children at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Science, UC San Diego, North America Travel, Travel, San Diego, Mexico Travel, Mexico Travel, Black Forest, CO

Los Angeles Times

Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'

'My purpose in making a movie is to make enough money so I can dive,' deep-sea explorer James Cameron reveals In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years.

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Related Topix: Avatar, History Movies, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, The Abyss, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, James Cameron, Science, Movies, Entertainment

Summit County Voice

Report IDs ocean acidification threats to Alaska's coastal...

Alaska's economically important crab fishery and other coastal and ocean resources face significant global warming threats, according to a new study led by scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration .

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Global Warming, Environment, Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Study of Bigeye Tuna in Northwest Atlantic Uses New Tracking Methods

A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, found among other things that these fish cover a wide geographical range with pronounced north-south movements from Georges Bank to the Brazilian ... (more)

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Fairhaven, MA

Scientific American

A Superplume Is the Reason Africa Is Splitting Apart

Africa is splitting in two. The reason: a geologic rift runs along the eastern side of the continent that one day, many millions of years in the future, will be replaced with an ocean.

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Related Topix: Science

ABC News

Gulf contamination concerns from mine

A Flinders University oceanographer says concerns about contamination of Gulf St Vincent from the proposed Hillside mine have not been adequately addressed.

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Related Topix: Science, Australia, Oceania, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

TheBlaze.com

California Beachgoers Capture Something on Camera That Scientists...

California beachgoers turned to social media this week to post photos online depicting thousands of blue sea creatures washing ashore - a phenomenon scientists say they haven't seen in about a decade.

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Related Topix: Science, US Politics, US News

In-depth Africa

South Boulder Mines to Advance Oceanographic Studies of Anfile Bay Location

By Proactive Investors, SOUTH Boulder Mines has appointed BMT WBM to conduct physical and chemical oceanography baseline studies of the Anfile Bay location, which is currently designated for shiploading from the Colluli Potash Project in Eritrea.

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Real Clear Politics

The Ocean Map That Changed the World

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.

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Related Topix: Science, Columbia University

RedOrbit

NOAA-Led Study Shows Alaska Fisheries And...

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.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Eyes are on local beaches as scientists study sea star die-off

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.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Vashon, WA, UC Santa Cruz, Science

National Geographic

16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice

Sixteen-foot waves are buffeting an area of the Arctic Ocean that until recently was permanently covered in sea ice-another sign of a warming climate, scientists say.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Salon

More proof that climate change is ruining seafood for everyone

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Chemistry, Science

The Age

Intensifying ocean acidity from carbon emissions hitting Pacific shellfish industry

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.

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Related Topix: California, Science, Life, Food, Seafood

Connect Savannah

'26 Hours on the Marsh' research completed

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography completed an intensive, round-the-clock sampling regimen called "26 Hours on the Marsh" this month.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Science

WPTV Local News

Undersea drones revealing ocean's secrets

When Typhoon Rammasun swept through the South China Sea in July, a tiny ship was trapped in its path.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Liquid Robotics, Science

Daily Echo

National Oceanography Centre's 'ferrybox' algae research

A team from the National Oceanography Centre fitted a specially-equipped "Ferrybox" to the Pride of Bilbao while it travelled between Portsmouth and Bilbao.

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Related Topix: Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Study: Floods more common at Beach Colonial Beach, Lewisetta and...

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.

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Related Topix: Colonial Beach, VA, Gloucester Point, VA, Science, Weather, Fredericksburg, VA, Dahlgren, VA

NOLA.com

Wetlands growth in Wax Lake shows what diversions could achieve, scientists say

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.

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Related Topix: Morgan City, LA, Science, Louisiana State University, Natural Disasters, Flood, Delta, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

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