An international agreement that has been instrumental in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden has seen its scope significantly broadened to cover other illicit maritime activities…
(Lancaster University) Scientists have looked at 253 coral reef sites across the Indian Ocean. They found that top-level predator fish -- such as snapper and grouper -- were easily overfished and require a different approach if they are to be conserved.
(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) Changes in precipitation, which are linked to the warming of the Indian Ocean, are the main reason for recent changes in groundwater storage in India.
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with members from several institutions in Singapore, France and Indonesia has found evidence of a possible new plate boundary forming on the floor of the Indian Ocean in the Wharton Basin. In their paper...Show More Summary
Tsunamis are one of the most devastating and fatal natural disasters man has ever experienced. In recent history, the two most destructive events come about in the Indian Ocean in
Crabs are not the spiders of the sea. They are majestic creatures that are living their best life. Just try not to be impressed by the majestic sight of millions of Christmas Island red crabs dashing to the Indian Ocean. Come wet season,...Show More Summary
Tropical Storm Yvette was being battered by vertical wind shear when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's first cyclone of the 2016-2017 summer season has been downgraded to a tropical storm after losing punch over the Indian Ocean, but could reform in the next two days, forecasters said on Friday.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA found that the area of heavy rainfall had increased in size as Tropical Cyclone Yvette continued to intensify in the Southern Indian Ocean.
Lola Gayle, STEAM Register Six new animal species have been discovered around hydrothermal vents 2.8 kilometers deep at a place called Longqi (‘Dragon’s Breath’) located in the southwest Indian Ocean. The unique marine life was discovered by a research team, led by University of...
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone 02S formed in the Indian Ocean northwest of Australia on Dec. 19 as the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed overhead and analyzed its rainfall. On Dec. 21, Tropical Cyclone 02S was renamed "Yvette."
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A tropical low in the Indian Ocean has intensified into Australia's first cyclone of the 2016-2017 summer season and could make landfall over the weekend, weather forecasters said on Wednesday.
A new analysis of existing data suggests that MH370 might have gone down to the north of the existing search area in the Indian Ocean.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite flew over Tropical Cyclone 02S in the Southern Indian Ocean and infrared imagery showed that the storm had developed some strong thunderstorms. The new tropical cyclone developed northwest of Western Australia.
A team of international investigators hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Tuesday it has concluded the plane is unlikely to be found in a stretch of the Indian Ocean search crews have been combing for two years, and may instead have crashed in an area farther to the north.
In the Southern Ocean, the world’s largest current in terms of volume transport — the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC) — encircles Antarctica and connects the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific ocean basins, as it flows from west to east. Show More Summary
MH370 partners have decided to look into the depths of a final 25,000 square km sea floor search zone in south Indian Ocean The post New final MH370 search zone defined in latest ATSB study appeared first on Plane Talking.
Missing flight MH370 is almost certainly not in the current search zone in the remote Indian Ocean -- but could be further north, officials said Tuesday. "There is a high degree of confidence that the previously identified underwater...Show More Summary
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A slow-moving tropical low in the Indian Ocean could intensify into Australia's first cyclone of the 2016/17 season, forecasters said on Monday.
While the search for new life forms on other planets gets all of the media attention, scientists looking down … way down … on planet Earth are finding bizarre new life forms that look like they came from outer space. The latest discovery of six new and...