Iron (Fe) can limit phytoplankton productivity in approximately 40% of the global ocean, including high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll (HNLC) waters. However, there is little information available on the impact of CO2-induced seawater acidification on natural phytoplankton assemblages in HNLC regions. Show More Summary
The federal government filed a civil lawsuit on Monday against a gold dredge captain who has appeared on Discovery Channel's "Bering Sea Gold," alleging he refused to take care of his 117-foot landing craft that sank in the Cordova harbor. Federal prosecutors say it cost $1.6 million to recover the watercraft Sound Developer. Show More Summary
One of the people arrested Thursday as part of a yearlong effort to combat heroin in Nome is a Discovery Channel reality TV star. Yvonne Adkison, 22, is a dive tender on the Wild Ranger, a gold dredge operated by her family and featured...Show More Summary
More than 50 people remain missing a day after a South Korean fishing vessel sank in the Bering Sea off the coast of Russia's far eastern Chukotka region as severe weather conditions hampered a rescue operation, officials said on Tuesday. The post Weather Hampers Search for Survivors from Sunken Fishing Trawler appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
More than 50 people remain missing a day after a South Korean fishing vessel sank in the Bering Sea off the coast of Russia's far eastern Chukotka region as severe
South Korean officials expressed fear Tuesday of a huge death toll after rescuers failed to find any of the more than 50 fishermen missing
One person was killed and the fate of more than 50 others was unknown after a South Korean fishing vessel sank in the Bering Sea off the coast of Russia's far eastern
MOSCOW/SEOUL, Dec 1 (Reuters) – One person was killed and the fate of more than 50 others was unknown after a South Korean fishing vessel sank in the Bering Sea [...] The post Commercial Fishing Trawler Sinks in the Bering Sea, Dozens Missing appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
A South Korean fishing trawler sank early Monday in the Bering Sea off the coast of Russia, killing at least one South Korean and leaving more than 50 other people missing. "When the fish were being hauled in, the vessel was hit by a wave," explained Artur Rets, the head of maritime rescue at Russia's Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky port. Show More Summary
Rescuers were searching for 52 people who were missing Monday after a South Korean fishing boat sank in the Bering Sea, an official said.
The world’s most acidic ocean waters are found in the winter in the Bering Sea, according to studies by scientists at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory who have released a series of maps tracking changes in global marine acidity. With its broad continental shelf, shallow waters, ocean currents that deposit nutrients from around the world, and […]
On December 3, 2010, the 738-foot long MV Golden Seas, carrying a cargo of Canola seed and with 50,000 gallons of crude oil, 11,700 gallons of diesel, and 10,000 gallons [...] The post Sea Story – ‘Tor Viking II’ Rescues Disabled Cargo Ship ‘Golden Seas’ from Bering Sea appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
In northern winter, the Bering Sea, dividing Alaska and Siberia, becomes the most acidic region on earth (in purple) as shown in this February 2005 acidity map in pH scale. Temperate oceans are less acidic. The equatorial Pacific is left blank due to its high variability around El Niño and La Niña events. (Takahashi)A team…
The storm is the most powerful to ever hit the region
Over the weekend, the remnants of Super Typhoon Nuri turned into one of the most intense storms ever recorded in the North Pacific As the storm wrapped itself into a comma shape, taking up an area bigger than the size of the state of...Show More Summary
A massive storm in the Bering Sea, off the western Alaska coast and to the east of Russia, strengthened enough to be considered the strongest storm that the turbulent region has ever seen. It may not be an official record, however, as...Show More Summary
Post-tropical cyclone Nuri is officially one for the Bering Sea record books, and that’s saying something… At approximately 06:00 UTC November 8, (10 p.m. AKST, Friday, November 7), the National [...] The post Bering Sea Storm Is One for Record Books appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
As predicted, a massive storm has formed northwest of Alaska's westernmost Aleutian Islands over the cold and turbulent waters of the Bering Sea The storm is intensifying explosively in a process known to meteorologists as "bombogensis."...Show More Summary
Today into Saturday, the Bering Sea will feel the brunt of the strongest storm to hit the region in decades, and maybe even ever, the National Weather Service predicts. The post Bering Sea In Crosshairs of Monster Storm appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.