Sea-level changes across the Paleocene–Eocene interval in the Spanish Pyrenees, and their possible relationship with North Atlantic magmatismAuthors:Pujalte et alAbstract:The issue of whether major and rapid global sea-level changesShow More Summary
A dead sperm whale literally exploded after it was pierced by a resident of Denmark's Faroe Islands, in the North Atlantic, and it was all caught on video. Its innards blasting out sideways as if it were an enormous volcano, the footage is as incredible as it is graphic. Show More Summary
Plant remains from Early Cretaceous deposits on the Goban Spur, Bay of Biscay, North Atlantic Ocean, and their palaeoenvironmental significanceAuthors:Batten et alAbstract:Site 549 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project was drilled on the Goban Spur in the Bay of Biscay in 1981. Show More Summary
A fun new video from The Atlantic has been created to accompany a series of maps made by Joshua Katz, a student at North Carolina State University. The maps, which highlight regions of the U.S. based on pronunciation and word...
Giant project off north Devon coast put on hold... is government cut back on green levies to blame? One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 09:56 ON Tue 26 Nov 2013 PLANS to build one of the UK's largest wind farms off the north coast of Devon...Show More Summary
Warming ocean diminishes fish food The microscopic creatures that make up a critical link in the ocean food chain in the North Atlantic declined dramatically the first half of this year as water temperatures remained among the warmest on record, federal scientists say. Read full article >>
The impact of medium-term exposure to CO2-acidified seawater on survival, growth and development was investigated in the North Atlantic copepod Calanus finmarchicus. Using a custom developed experimental system, fertilized eggs and subsequent...Show More Summary
There is a storm (this one) moving across the southern part of the United States that forecasters predict will turn north over the Atlantic and menace the east coast somewhere between Northern New England and Washington DC or Virginia, possibly much of that area. The storm may develop, forecasters say, into a Nor’easter. I looked…
USGS scientists have determined that high-salinity groundwater found more than 1,000 meters (0.6 mi.) deep under the Chesapeake Bay is actually remnant water from the Early Cretaceous North Atlantic Sea and is probably 100-145 million years old. This is the oldest sizeable body of seawater to be identified worldwide.
Scientists have discovered a microbe that – to their knowledge – can be found just two places on Earth. The first: a spacecraft clean room in Guiana, an overseas region of France on the north Atlantic coast of South America. The second: a spacecraft clean room in Florida, some 2,500 miles away. Read more...
Hurricane Season ends on November 30, and subtropical storm Melissa formed with less than two weeks to go. Melissa formed on Monday, November 18 about 695 miles/1,120 km east-southeast of Bermuda, near 29.3 north and 53.6 west. It had maximum sustained winds near 50 mph/85 kph and was moving to the northwest at 9 mph/15 kph. read more
By Power Hedge: On November 11, 2013, North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (OTC:NATDF) announced that it has filed the necessary paperwork to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange. This comes as very good news for shareholders as theShow More Summary
An Icelandic entrepreneur says his company may have a novel solution to the world’s water shortages: Transport the North Atlantic island’s abundant supplies in?
We have had a record breakingly anemic hurricane season in the North Atlantic this year. How anemic? If this year’s hurricane season was a rug, you’d have a floor. If this year’s hurricane season was a car you’d have a bicycle. If this year’s hurricane season was a stack of pancakes, you’d have one pancake.…
Over at the WCEG [Equitablog](http://equitablegrowth.org/blog/): This Morning’s Must-Watch: Larry Summers on the Danger of a Japan-Like Generation of Secular Stagnation Here in the North Atlantic The Long and Large Shadows Cast byShow More Summary
Not only is the Chesapeake Bay so enormous it can be seen from space, it essentially came from outer space. An asteroid or huge chunk of ice slammed into Earth about 35 million years ago, splashing into the North Atlantic Sea, sending tsunamis as far as the Blue Ridge Mountains and leaving a 56-mile-wide hole at the mouth of what is now the bay. Read full article >>
Appia, which operates a mobile ad network focused on user acquisition, has raised $4.5 million in new funding led by North Atlantic Capital. That might not seem like a big round for a company that has already raised $30 million in funding, but a spokesperson insisted that Appia isn’t raising money because it needed more cash. Show More Summary
Canadian rower Mylène Paquette, 35, just became the first North American woman to row solo a cross the North Atlantic ocean. Paquette reached port in France after leaving Halifax more than 140 days ago. The Globe and Mail notes thatShow More Summary
Quebec rower Mylène Paquette has arrived in Lorient, France, after a voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, the first North American to row solo, from west to east,
The Miami Hurricanes and Duke Blue Devils will meet up Saturday afternoon in Durham, North Carolina for a second straight season due to Atlantic Coast Conference realignment. Miami is fresh off a 42-24 loss to Virginia Tech, while Duke topped North Carolina State 38-20 last weekend. Show More Summary