Physical oceanography
Physical oceanography is the study of physical conditions and physical processes within the ocean, especially the motions and physical properties of ocean waters.Physical oceanography is one of severa...
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Sea level rise - fact & fiction: John Englander at TEDxBocaRaton
Sea level is rising for the first time in thousands of years. Oceanographer John Englander, author of High Tide On Main Street explains why it is unstoppable, regardless of efforts to be 'green' and s...
Indonesia tsunami
Indonesia tsunami.
Tsunami Alert in Alaska
Tsunami Alert in Alaska
(Survival Capsule) The giant ball that could save your life
Survival Capsule protects occupants against tsunamis and hurricanes The ball-shaped pod can float and has air supply for one hour per person Withstands sharp object penetration, heat exposure, and rap...
Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Japanese coast, USGS says
A tsunami warning has been issued after the earthquake as residents are urged to flee the coast of Fukushima.
11 Things Found After Japanese Tsunami
Some of the craziest things will wash up after a big storm like an entire yacht on top of a building and soccer ball across the country! Subscribe to Talltan...
Pokémon Go Players Narrowly Escape Weston-Super-Mare Tide
Lifeboat launched to rescue group who became trapped on Birnbeck Island in Somerset before finding their way to safety
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...
There's A Mysterious Sound Coming From The Caribbean That's So Loud It Can Be Heard From Space
The "Rossby whistle" is many octaves below the range of human hearing. In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out o...
Bombs Away— WWII Bombs Provide Living Laboratories For Cold-Water Coral Reefs
Ocean dumping of munitions from WWII was common in Norway and along the European coast. Some of these bomb dumps offer a natural living laboratory where biologists can study cold-water coral reefs…
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.
We Finally Know Why This El Niño Was Such a Monster
The strongest El Niño ever seen is finally gone. But before it left it had plenty to throw at us: Storms, droughts, blackouts, thousands of pounds of dead fish. And we finally know just what it was th...
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...
Pictures Of Rare 'Super Bloom' Of Wildflowers In The California Desert
A rare 'super bloom' has carpeted Death Valley National Park in California, with an enchanting and stunning display of gold, pink, purple and white wildflowers.
Hidden Earthquake Discovery Challenges Tsunami Early-Warning Systems
Seismologists at the University of Liverpool studying the 2011 Chile earthquake have discovered a previously undetected earthquake which took place seconds after the initial rupture. This newly discov...
Ocean current
Distinctive white lines trace the flow of surface currents around the world. Animation of circulation around ice shelves of Antarctica.An ocean current is a continuous, directed movement of seawate...
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Kelvin wave
A Kelvin wave is a wave in the ocean or atmosphere that balances the Earth's Coriolis force against a topographic boundary such as a coastline, or a waveguide such as the equator. A feature of a Kelv...
Rossby wave
Rossby waves, also known as planetary waves, are a natural phenomenon in the atmosphere and oceans of planets that largely owe their properties to rotation. Rossby waves are a subset of inertial waves...
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El Niño
El Niño is the warm phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (commonly called ENSO) and is associated with a band of warm ocean water that develops in the central and east-central equatorial Pacific...
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La Niña
La Niña (/lɑːˈniːnjə/, [la ˈniɲa]) is a coupled ocean-atmosphere phenomenon that is the counterpart of El Niño as part of the broader El Niño–Southern Oscillation climate pattern. The name La Niña or...
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Antarctic Circumpolar Wave
The Antarctic Circumpolar Wave is a coupled ocean/atmosphere wave that circles the Southern Ocean in approximately eight years. Since it is a wave-2 phenomenon (there are two ridges and two troughs in...
Ocean gyre
A gyre in oceanography is any large system of rotating ocean currents, particularly those involved with large wind movements. Gyres are caused by the Coriolis Effect; planetary vorticity along with ho...
Sea level rise
Current sea level rise is about 3 mm/year worldwide. According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), "this is a significantly larger rate than the sea-level rise avera...
Sea level rise - Wikipedia
Tide
Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of gravitational forces exerted by the Moon, Sun, and rotation of the Earth.Some shorelines experience two nearly equal high an...
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Tsunami
A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. "harbour wave";English pronunciation: /suːˈnɑːmi/ or /tsuːˈnɑːmi/), also known as a seismic sea wave or as a tidal wave, is a series...
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Ocean surface wave
Video of large waves from Hurricane Marie along the coast of Newport Beach CA.In fluid dynamics, wind waves, or wind-generated waves, are surface waves that occur on the free surface of oceans, seas...
Ocean surface wave - Wikipedia
Mid-ocean ridge
A mid-ocean ridge is an underwater mountain system that consists of various mountain ranges (chains), typically having a valley known as a rift running along its spine, formed by plate tectonics. Thi...
Mid-ocean ridge - Wikipedia