Monday, July 13th, 2015
Australia’s new ocean-going research vessel Investigator has discovered extinct volcanoes about 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney in 4,900 metres of water.
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Bonn, Germany, July 1, 2015—IUCN’s advice to continue close monitoring of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef was adopted in full today at the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting taking place in Bonn, Germany.
Monday, June 29th, 2015
LAWRENCE, Kansas, June 29, 2015 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced plans to participate in the upcoming 55th annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) scheduled for July 12-15 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
Singapore/Seefeld, Germany, June 16 2015—EOMAP Asia Pacific today launch the most up-to-date and detailed data set for the islands in South China Sea, generated by groundbreaking Satellite Derived Bathymetry techniques.
Thursday, April 30th, 2015
April 29, 2015—The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs, and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study.
Monday, April 20th, 2015
April 20, 2015—On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) rig caused a release of 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico before the well was capped on July 15, 2010. Close to 100,000 kilometers, including more than 1,000 total linear miles of coastlines in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 9, 2015 – Since the Deepwater Horizon disaster occurred in 2010, scientists have been searching for millions of gallons of unaccounted oil – 11 to 30 percent of the oil estimated to have been spilled – in the Gulf of Mexico. Kevin Yeager, University of Kentucky professor in the Department of Earth
Friday, February 6th, 2015
Scientists have for the first time constructed a detailed record of carbon dioxide fluctuations from the Pliocene epoch, around three million years ago, when the Earth was most recently warmer than today.
Thursday, February 5th, 2015
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 5, 2015—University of Florida researchers will work with other scientists to study how to make the water and marine life in Tampa Bay healthier, which in turn could help protect Florida’s offshore ecosystems and fishing economy.
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Jan. 28, 2015—Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., research professor and executive director of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research, and Technology at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University, is co-chair of a new report from the National Research Council that identifies ocean science research priorities over the next decade.