Category: Oceanography

Oceanography: Deep sea microbes dormant for 100 million years are hungry and ready to multiply

IMAGE: Magnified image showing microbes revived from 101.5 million-year-old sediment. view...

Oceanography: Increasing phytoplankton abundance enhances Arctic Ocean primary production

For the last decade, increases in the Arctic Ocean's primary production have been driven by an increased abundance of phytoplankton rather than sea ice loss, indicating an influx of new nutrients into...

Oceanography: Researchers Find Snake-Like Venom Glands in Caecilian Amphibians

A team of scientists from Brazil and the United States has found the specialized oral glands in the jaws of the ringed caecilian (Siphonops annulatus), a snake-shaped amphibian related to frogs and...

Oceanography: Microplastic pollution accumulates heavily in coastal areas such as fjords and estuaries

IMAGE: Shelf and deep sea environments have generally lower micropastic flux rates than coastal environments, but high...

Oceanography: WHOI researcher dives to Challenger Deep

IMAGE: WHOI scientist Ying-Tsong (Y.T.) Lin emerges from the deep-sea submersible Limiting Factor following his historic dive...

Oceanography: Unknown currents in Southern Ocean have been observed with help of seals

Using state-of-the-art ocean robots and scientific sensors attached to seals, researchers in Marine Sciences at the University of Gothenburg have for the first time observed small and energetic ocean currents in the...

Oceanography: Movers and stayers: Surviving a range shift due to climate change

IMAGE: An 18 year survey dataset from University of Technology Sydney documents movement of invading tropical...

Oceanography: New opportunities for ocean and climate modelling

In their model simulations, climate researchers always have to make compromises. Even with the largest computers available worldwide, they can only reproduce the real world to a limited extent. Depending on the...

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