Elephant seals wearing head sensors and swimming deep beneath Antarctic ice have helped researchers uncover how the ocean's coldest, deepest waters are formed - and how they affect our climate. The tagged seals revealed unprecedented details about the 'Antarctic bottom water,' a dense, deep layer of water near the ocean floor that has a significant impact on the movement of the world's oceans. Read More
In a study published today in Nature Climate Change researchers used the latest emissions scenarios and climate models to show how varying levels of carbon emissions are likely to result in more frequent and severe coral bleaching events.
OneOcean Corporation beta release its ClipCard, cloud-based innovation for managing, accessing & exchanging marine geospatial data. Ocean data can come in more than 100 file formats, reach terabytes in size, and take a week to download. Users have limited tools for managing their own holdings and even more limited means of exchanging huge files with others. Because of the sheer magnitude of the data, valuable information remains dormant behind firewalls or on shelves, much of it used only once and then forgotten.
Supergeo Technologies announced that Woods Hole Group Middle East, U.A.E, purchased SuperGIS Desktop 3 based on the recommendation of Evolving GeoSystems to carry out coastal and oceanographic projects such as coastal management, environmental assessment & remediation, and oceanography & measurement.