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New maps show Bering Sea holds world’s most acidic ocean waters

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 […]

Sea Story – ‘Tor Viking II’ Rescues Disabled Cargo Ship ‘Golden Seas’ from Bering Sea

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.

Claim: New Global Maps Detail Human-Caused Ocean Acidification

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…

Mesmerizing video shows Super Typhoon Nuri as it turned into Bering Sea 'bomb'

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

Alaska storm likely becomes strongest in Bering Sea history

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

Bering Sea Storm Is One for Record Books

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.

Unusually powerful storm explodes over Bering Sea

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

Bering Sea In Crosshairs of Monster Storm

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.

Typhoon Nuri could break records, bring 50-foot waves to Bering Sea

As Typhoon Nuri makes its way north, it could break the record for lowest pressure observed in the Bering Sea. Brace yourselves...winter's coming: http://t.co/jHDqIReeK5 pic.twitter.com/aVIXhhx5vu — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) November...Show More Summary

Typhoon Nuri's revenge: Massive superstorm will hit Alaskan islands

The fall is one of the stormiest times of year in the frigid and unforgiving waters of the Bering Sea, which separates Alaska from Russia. This November is proving to be no exception, as an exceptional weather event that could set global...Show More Summary

As It Turns Extra-Tropical, Typhoon Nuri Could Challenge All-Time Record

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Forecasts are for Nuri to lose its tropical features and then crash into a mountain of cold air in the Bering Sea, causing its pressure to plunge to record territory and bring strong winds to Alaska.

Relive the 1925 Mercy Run, Where Sledding Dogs Balto and Togo Became Famous

In 1925 Nome, Alaska, winter meant isolation. The cold was unrelenting, and the weather marked by fierce blizzards. The sky was dark. The waters of the Bering Sea were frozen, prohibiting schooners and steamers from reaching the town. Show More Summary

Finding Gold, But Not Love, on the Edge in 'Bering Sea Gold'

"If at first you don't succeed, then you know you're gold mining" -- Steve Riedel, "Bering Sea Gold" Airing Fridays on Discovery Channel, the reality series Bering Sea Gold travels to Nome, Alaska, a coastal hamlet set amid endless tundra, which is far away from pretty much everything (except Russia). Show More Summary

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