The Northwestern Pacific Ocean tropical cyclone season continues with the formation of the thirty-third tropical depression today, December 3, 2013.Two NASA satellites provided a look at the newly formed depression's cloud cover and rainfall rates. read more
HONOLULU (Reuters) - Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a World War Two era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces.
On November 28, 1520, Ferdinand Magellan and three of his ships finally entered the Pacific Ocean after a horrendous thirty-eight days of trying to sail through the South American strait that eventually bore his name.
From the U.S. perspective, Australia, located between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, is ideally positioned as a gatekeeper over contested waters and preserving crisis stability in Asia. From the Australian perspective, the bilateralShow More Summary
By Tim Radford, Climate News Network Thousands of metres below the surface of the Pacific, scientists think they have picked up signs of climate change on the deep ocean floor.
Video by GreenvilleOnline.com Greenville, S.C. -- The Greenville News reports that Jack Gardo, the last survivor of the crew that rescued John F. Kennedy from an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II, died in his sleep Wednesday. Show More Summary
(GREENVILLE, S.C.) — The last surviving member of the crew that rescued John F. Kennedy from an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II has died. Guy Gardo said Jack Gardo died in his sleep at his Greenville home Wednesday. He was 87. Show More Summary
I have brought two previous articles about the nuclear contamination of the Pacific Ocean from Fukushima. This is about atmospheric fall out that reached California soon after the disaster and the health effects it has measurably...
Goldberg reports from the South Pacific island nation of Kiribati, a “flyspeck of a United Nations member state” where locals are nervously eyeing the rising waters: If scientists are correct, the ocean will swallow most of Kiribati before the end of the century, and perhaps much sooner than that. … Before the rising Pacific drowns these […]
An eruption in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, just south of Japan, has created a new small island comprised of black volcanic tephra. The latest addition to the Ring of Fire region, known as Nishino-shima, is only 200 meters (650 feet) across and 20 meters
Boulder, Colo., USA – Locations studied for this month's posting of Geology articles include New Zealand's Taupo Volcanic Zone; Llaima volcano, Chile; the Mississippi Fan (Gulf of Mexico); the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean; Wax Lake...Show More Summary
If ever there was a time to visit Panama, this is it. In 2014 its famous canal celebrates 100 years of connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and Panama City is gearing up for the milestone with a slew of major developments.
by Maria Villamor and Kathleen Burkhalter 18 November 2013. Roxas City, Philippines. The Filipino people are resilient. Over the centuries and under multiple flags, their western Pacific Ocean homeland—comprised of more than seven thousand islands—has endured invasions, pirate attacks, wars, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and typhoons. Show More Summary
This is the official press release by the US Navy.PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- An aerial target drone malfunctioned and struck guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) off the coast of Southern California at approximately 1:25 pm local time today, Nov. Show More Summary
For more than four months, ocean scientists investigated the oxygen-poor upwelling regions in the tropical Pacific off Peru. First results show how eddies in the ocean influence the oxygen and nutrient distribution in the oxygen-poor regions.
In a glass-framed Palos Verdes, Calif., chapel on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the cast of ABC's Revenge has gathered for the wedding of Emily Rebecca Thorne (Emily VanCamp) and Daniel Edward Grayson (Josh Bowman), which will air on the Dec. Show More Summary
A passenger on a Hawaiian cruise ship was reported overboard on Wednesday as the U.S. Coast Guard did there level best to search for the woman in the Pacific Ocean northeast of Hawaii. The passenger who went overboard, a woman, aged 54, was on the Grand Princess luxury cruise liner on day three of a... Show More Summary
A natural shift to stronger warm El Niño events in the Pacific Ocean might be responsible for a substantial portion of the global warming recorded during the past 50 years, according to new research.
The former tropical storm known as 30W that moved from the western North Pacific Ocean basin into the northern Indian Ocean appears to be ramping up for a short stint at depression status again. NASA's TRMM satellite noticed some areas of heavy rainfall in the re-generating low pressure area. read more
Tropical Depression 30W formed in the northwestern Pacific Ocean basin and crossed into the Northern Indian Ocean from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10. By Nov. 12, NASA satellite imagery saw the ex-tropical depression coming back together. read m...