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Russian Submarines In Mock Torpedo Duel in Pacific Ocean

In 2017, Russia's warships spent four times longer on deployment and drills in the Pacific Oceans than they were planning to.

Famous WWII Wreck of Sullivan Brothers Discovered

Another remarkable find for Paul Allen: The billionaire Microsoft co-founder funding the search for missing warships has discovered the USS Juneau resting 2.5 miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Solomon Islands, reports the Guardian. Japanese torpedoes sank the ship in November 1942...

Southern California braces for 'strongest storm of the year'

The National Weather Service issued flash flood watches for Santa Barbara and Ventura counties Tuesday as a powerful storm lumbered out of the eastern Pacific Ocean and plotted a collision course with Southern California. Residents in Santa Barbara County already have been ordered to evacuate —...

Request for proposal: blue carbon restoration project (The Ocean Foundation)

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Ocean Foundation is seeking multi-year proposals under the Ocean Acidification Monitoring and Mitigation project for blue carbon restoration (seagrass, mangrove, or salt marsh) in the Pacific Islands. The Ocean Foundation will fund ONE proposal for the region with a budget not to exceed $90,000 US. The Ocean Foundation is soliciting […]

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Hola dissipating

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the South Pacific Ocean it captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Hola being torn apart by wind shear.

Ocean and coastal acidification monitoring: training webinar #1 for citizen scientists

30 March 2018 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (Pacific Daylight Time) The first of two webinars to discuss the role of citizen scientists in ocean and coastal acidification (OCA) monitoring. During this interactive webinar, the value of OCA monitoring, commonly measured parameters, and how to align OCA research hypotheses/monitoring with existing monitoring efforts will be discussed. […]

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Linda lose an 'arm'

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone 13P has been renamed Tropical Cyclone Linda in the Southern Pacific Ocean. NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites found a powerful band of thunderstorms east of Linda's center that resembled an arm, fell apart in nine hours.

NASA finds heavy rain in new Tropical Cyclone Hola near Vanuatu

NASA obtained rainfall data on newly formed Tropical Cyclone Hola as it triggered warnings in Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean.

A Nanotech Device Harvests Water in the Driest Places

Chile’s Atacama is Earth’s driest desert. You could sit for decades in some places and never feel a raindrop. And yet, life survives here. Well-adapted plants can catch Pacific Ocean fog; then they provide that hydration to other animals. Show More Summary

Amelia Earhart's Final Resting Place

Where in the world is Amelia Earhart? It’s a question that has captivated the public ever since the famed aviator went missing in 1937 over the Pacific Ocean. Theories and conspiracies abound, but most of the detective work has focused...Show More Summary

NASA finds heavy rain in new Tropical Cyclone Hola near Vanuatu

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA obtained rainfall data on newly formed Tropical Cyclone Hola as it triggered warnings in Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean.On March 6, 2018 at 3:25 a.m. EST (0825 UTC) the GPM or Global Precipitation Measurement mission core observatory satellite flew above a forming tropical cyclone in the southern Pacific Ocean just east of Vanuatu.

SpaceX boat tries to catch pricey rocket nosecone in the Pacific Ocean, but misses

After SpaceX successfully blasted three satellites into space early Thursday morning, the company tried to catch the Falcon 9 rocket's expensive nosecone, also known as a fairing, on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. The vessel, named "Mr. Show More Summary

Image: Bering Strait

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and the US state of Alaska.

Bering Strait

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-1 radar vision over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and Alaska

Scientists verify theory of the role of the South Pacific in natural atmospheric CO2 fluctuations

A team led by geochemist Dr. Katharina Pahnke from Oldenburg has discovered important evidence that the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels at the end of the last ice age was triggered by changes in the Antarctic Ocean. The researchers...Show More Summary

US Navy Rescues 3 Fishermen Adrift for 8 Days

Navy Times reports the U.S. Navy rescued three fishermen Tuesday who were adrift on a boat in the Pacific Ocean for eight days. The men were reported missing Feb. 12 after failing to return from a fishing trip in Micronesia. The men had food and water aboard their 19-foot skiff, but no safety equipment or […]

Today in History for February 21st

4 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Highlights of this day in history: Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart makes a tearful confession; Steve Fossett is the first to fly across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon. (Feb. 21)        

NASA sees ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita affecting New Zealand

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean and saw the low pressure area previously known as Tropical Cyclone Gita, affecting New Zealand.

The world's most remote post offices revealed

MailOnline Travel has pushed the envelope to find the most obscure places at which you can pop something in the post, from Antarctica to the bottom of the South Pacific Ocean.

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