River rocks tend to be rounded, as do grains of dune sand and beach glass. Geophysicist Douglas Jerolmack of the University of Pennsylvania led a
We’ve mapped only about 5 percent of the world’s oceans, leaving some 65 percent of Earth (excluding dry land) unexplored. And what better way to
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An international research team modeled the prehistoric ocean to study the reduction of iron. The team’s findings may reinterpret the conditions under which iron-rich sedimentary
For the first time, scientists will deploy a small fleet of long-range autonomous underwater vehicles (LRAUVs) that have the ability to collect and archive seawater
There is still a lot we don’t know about the path of plastic waste through the ocean, though we are learning more all the time.
Researchers have developed a new statistical understanding of how turbulent flows called mesoscale eddies dissipate their energy, which could be helpful in creating better ocean
Cyanobacteria — which propel the ocean engine and help sustain marine life — can shift their color like chameleons to match different colored light across
A new analysis of the natural temperature archives stored in coral reefs shows the ocean around the Galápagos Islands has been warming since the 1970s.
Scientists have confirmed what native Alaskans have observed for centuries — maritime winds influence the travel patterns of northern fur seal pups. New research shows