Research led by University of Maine Professor of Oceanography David Townsend is part of NOAA’s newly announced Ocean Acidification Program. Townsend is working in collaboration with UMaine School of Marine Sciences researchers Larry Mayer, Aaron Strong and Damian Brady; Joe Salisbury of the University of New Hampshire; and colleagues from Friends of Casco Bay, Northeast […]
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has been awarded funding from Maine Sea Grant for a new study of kelp forests in the Gulf of Maine. Senior Research Scientist Douglas Rasher will lead the project with support from University ofShow More Summary
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(Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences) Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has been awarded funding from Maine Sea Grant for a new study of kelp forests in the Gulf of Maine. The researchers will collaborate with government and industry partners to assess the current state of kelp forests in the region and learn how Maine can maintain a sustainable kelp industry.
In the name of science, German vessels threw thousands of bottles into the oceans.
ArtSea Festival, which is in its seventh year, is a volunteer-run event held at Virginia Key Beach Park. It integrates art and science through a packed programming schedule of activities, including educational science and art stations, dance and drumming performances, beach meditation, paddleboarding, and kids' yoga.
Carbonate sands on coral reefs will start dissolving within about 30 years, on average, as oceans become more acidic, new research published today in Science shows. Carbonate sands, which accumulate over thousands of years from the breakdown of coral and other reef organisms, are the building material for the frameworks of coral reefs and shallow […]
Carbonate sands on coral reefs will start dissolving within about 30 years, on average, as oceans become more acidic, new research published today in Science shows.
Washington DC, Feb. 22 - A study published today in Science illuminates the extent of global fishing - down to individual vessel movements and hourly activity - and opens an unprecedented gateway for improved ocean management. The study...Show More Summary
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) More than half of the world's oceans are exposed to industrial fishing activities, a new study, conducted at unprecedented scale, reveals. Peak fishing activity, the study goes on...Show More Summary
A new theory suggests that Homo erectus was able to create seagoing vessels – and must have used language to sail successfully. “Oceans were never a barrier to the travels of Erectus. He traveled all over the world, traveled to...
A new study sheds light on the magnitude of microplastic pollution in our oceans. The study, published today in open-access journal Frontiers in Marine Science, found microplastics in the stomachs of nearly three out of every four mesopelagic fish caught in the Northwest Atlantic—one of the highest levels globally. Show More Summary
(Clemson University) Dust that blew into the North Pacific Ocean could help explain why the Earth's climate cooled 2.7 million years ago, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances.
Dust that blew into the North Pacific Ocean could help explain why the Earth's climate cooled 2.7 million years ago, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances.
A newly released video from the Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center, based at Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, investigates the link between ocean health and coastal bears. More significantly, it considers how negative impacts on the ocean might affect this charismatic mammal, and terrestrial life in general. “Changing Tides: The Ocean Connection,” follows […]
(American Geophysical Union) Scientists have confirmed what native Alaskans have observed for centuries -- maritime winds influence the travel patterns of northern fur seal pups. New research presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting here today shows strong winds can potentially displace seal pups by hundreds of kilometers during their first winter migration.
Post title : Consultant for Ocean Acidification related Project Implementation Grade: Middle Organizational unit : Secretariat of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), Ocean Sciences Section Primary location: IOC...Show More Summary
Narwhals are some of the most elusive creatures in the ocean, spending most of their lives in deep water far from shore. But research being presented at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting here on Monday may shed a bit of light on these enigmatic marine mammals.
In 2014, James Nestor, freediver and author of the book DEEP: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves, gave a fascinating talk entitled “Humanity and the Deep Ocean” at The Interval at Long Now in San Francisco. To illustrate his the subject of his lecture, Nestor shared some absolutely stunning footage...