News tagged with antarctic ocean

Seal bulls in the service of science

"Gustavo" is an imposing bull always in search of the best feeding grounds. The elephant seal weighing 3 tons and measuring 4 metres in length belongs to a group of 14 animals that serve researchers of the ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Environment
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Hypoxia increases as climate warms

A new study of Pacific Ocean sediments off the coast of Chile has found that offshore waters experienced systematic oxygen depletion during the rapid warming of the Antarctic following the last "glacial maximum" period 20,000 ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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From Greenhouse to Icehouse

A new study that reconstructed ocean temperatures from millions of years ago could provide new insight into how the Earth responds to climate change.

dateNov 24, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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