Oceanography

High atmospheric temperatures are causing profound and rapid changes around the Bering Strait -- the pace of which has startled scientists.
The U.S., EU, and 23 other countries will decide next month whether to protect the "heart of the world's ocean."
“I know we’re going to find something that no one’s ever seen before,” said the expedition’s chief scientist.
August 2016 Dive: Dr. Fleming with students off the coast of North Carolina. Today, I'm going to talk about Dr. Janelle V
Here's what scientists recorded 7 miles beneath the surface of the ocean.
Yet few decisions are irreversible. Faced with such an international outcry, one might hope that a wise leader would reassess
This morning the decision was made to abandon the U.S.-Canadian GEOTRACES cross-over station due to rough weather.
Life at sea is a lot like middle school summer camp and it's not just the bunk beds and cafeteria style dining -- it's living with a collection of characters, working together, and learning to rely on each other.
Living conditions outside the cozy confines of our ship are harsh at best, but amazingly we've had a number of wildlife encounters over the past two weeks.
Ninety five percent of Earth's water lies in the ocean, and on a planet dominated by saltwater, mapping the chemistry of the global ocean requires a global effort.
"Ahoy shipmates, welcome to the North Pole." The announcement was piped through the ship's PA system at 7:47AM on Saturday, September 5, 2015. For the first time in history, the United States Coast Guard reached the North Pole without the accompaniment of a second icebreaker.
Sea ice accumulates in the Arctic Ocean during the winter when the tilt of the Earth's axis leaves the top of the world in complete darkness. Ice coverage reaches a maximum in mid-March and can cover up to 80 percent of the Arctic Ocean.
The chemistry of the ocean has a story to tell and with each sample of seawater we reveal new pieces of information -- where the water has been, how old it is, what it has gained from the atmosphere or coast, what it has lost.
And we're off! The U.S. GEOTRACES Arctic expedition departed Dutch Harbor on August 9th onboard the USCGC Healy.
I arrived in Dutch Harbor on Tuesday in a 30 passenger propeller plane. Scientists from all over the United States have been trickling in this week to prepare the Healy for our upcoming Arctic GEOTRACES expedition.
This summer, three separate research teams from the United States, Canada, and Germany are traveling to the Arctic Ocean to determine how mercury enters the basin and ultimately, the marine food web.
"By comparing turtle basking counts with sea surface temperatures, we found that green turtles tend not to bask when local
Other animals whose lengths were exaggerated include the Australian trumpet snail, which was thought to grow to about 36
What happened? Not just one but all eight of the observer lizards successfully copied the actions of the demonstrator. None