Hydrography
Hydrography is the branch of applied sciences which deals with the measurement and description of the physical features of oceans, seas, coastal areas, lakes and rivers, as well as with the prediction...
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Drone Footage Shows Killer Whales Eating A Shark
This drone footage captures a group of killer whales feeding on one of the oceans top predators.
What The ‘Sixth Extinction’ Will Look Like In The Oceans: The Largest Species Die Off First
New research on threatened ocean species finds a strong pattern with only one possible cause: Humans.
How Deep Is The Ocean: Incredible Facts 99% Of People Will Never Know
If you have ever wondered how deep is the ocean, you’re gonna love this infographic about the ocean depth and the deepest part of the ocean.
Possible New Whale Species Discovered In Pacific Ocean
Since the 1940s, Japanese whalers have spoken of a rare whale variety, a smaller and darker version of the Baird’s beaked whale. They called the animal karasu, or raven, and said that you could only s...
Scientists Warn Great Barrier Reef Is On Brink Of Collapse
Scientists have warned that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is so damaged it is undergoing a “complete ecosystem collapse” Fish populations are disappearing and parts of the great barrier reef in Queen...
10 Ocean Phenomena You Won’t Believe Actually Exist
Oceans are vast and fascinatingly beautiful. Due to this expanse, they are vastly unexplored and host a lot of incredible and often mysterious phenomena.
Crippled Atlantic Currents Triggered Ice Age Climate Change
The last ice age wasn’t one long big chill. Dozens of times temperatures abruptly rose or fell, causing all manner of ecological change. Mysteriously, ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica show that...
Antarctic Ocean Climate Change Mystery Could Be Explained By Deep, Old Water
A new study suggests that the Antarctic Ocean has remained unaffected by climate change and global warming due to deep, old water that is continually pulled to the surface.
Squids And Octopuses — The ‘Weeds Of The Sea’ — Are On The Rise
While humans were busy wrecking the ocean, cephalopods were taking advantage. I for one welcome our cephalopod overlords. The number of cephalopods — squid, octopus and other squishy sea aliens — has ...
After The Pacific Ocean Swallows Villages And Five Solomon Islands, A Study Blames Climate Change
The sea has eroded or completely swallowed at least 11 of the Solomon Islands over the past 70 years. Why some of the Solomon Islands have disappeared A study has found that five of the Solomon Islan...
Bermuda Triangle Mystery: Missing Ships Victim Of Enormous Methane Blowouts On Ocean Floor?
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind the notorious Bermuda Triangle: methane bubble explosions. Giant craters on the seabed around Norway's coast have been discovered by scientists, markin...
The ‘Blue Dragon’ Is Real, And It’s Spectacular
Pictures emerged last week of a tiny sea monster that washed up on the shores of Queensland, Australia. The otherworldly creature looked more like a Pokémon than a slug, but that’s exactly what it was...
Research Suggests Marine Invasive Species Benefit From Rising CO2 Levels
Ocean acidification may well be helping invasive species of algae, jellyfish, crabs and shellfish to move to new areas of the planet with damaging consequences, according to the findings of a new repo...
Warming Waters A Major Factor In The Collapse Of New England Cod
For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Today, cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, hovering at 3-4% of sustainable levels...
Body of water
A body of water or waterbody (often spelled water body) is any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet's surface. The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it include...
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Exclusive economic zone
An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is a sea zone prescribed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea over which a state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resou...
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Limnology
Limnology (/lɪmˈnɒlədʒi/ lim-NOL-ə-jee; from Greek λίμνη, limne, "lake" and λόγος, logos, "knowledge"), also called freshwater science, is the study of inland waters. It is often regarded as a divisio...
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Oceanography
Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning "ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology and marine science, is the branch of Earth science that studies the ocean. It cov...
Making Organic Molecules In Hydrothermal Vents In The Absence Of Life
Heated vent fluid shimmers in surrounding seawater at an off-shoot vent at the Von Damm site. While still very hot, the vent fluid at adjacent vents is cooler that at the main spire, and, the team fou...
Sonde (electronics)
A Sonde (Sonde is French for probe) is a water quality monitoring instrument, that may be stationary or may move up and down a water column, measuring, but not limited to, the following water attribut...
RRS James Clark Ross
RRS James Clark Ross is a supply and research ship operated by the British Antarctic Survey.
RRS James Clark Ross is named after the English explorer James Clark Ross. She replaced the RRS Jo...
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Willamette River
The Willamette River (/wɨˈlæmɨt/ wil-LAM-it) is a major tributary of the Columbia River, accounting for 12 to 15 percent of the Columbia's flow. The Willamette's main stem is 187 miles (301 ...
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Survey ships
A survey vessel is any type of ship or boat that is used for mapping. It is a type of research vessel.
The task of survey vessels is to map the bottom, benthic zone, full water column, and surface...
Danube-Tisa-Danube Canal
Danube–Tisa–Danube Canal (DTD) (Serbian: Kanal Dunav-Tisa-Dunav/ Канал Дунав-Тиса-Дунав) is a unique hydro-engineering system for flood control and hydrotechnical, amelioration forest...
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Massive Unidentified Sea Monster Caught On Video Off Oil-Rig
The ocean is big, deep, and still largely unexplored by mankind. The immense pressure at the bottom of the ocean tends to make exploration extremely challenging, if not impossible. It also means that ...