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Ocean Observatories Initiative data now live

When the HMS Challenger set sail in 1872, researchers made discoveries that laid the foundation of the science of oceanography. Those early scientists couldn't have imagined that more than a century later, the secrets of ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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UCI sleuths search the seas for soot

Earth system scientists from the University of California, Irvine have taken water samples from the north Pacific, north and south Atlantic, and Arctic oceans in search of repositories of black carbon, soot from burning biomass ...

dateMay 09, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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A new way to detect tsunamis—cargo ships

Racing across ocean basins at speeds over 500 miles per hour, tsunamis can wreak devastation along coastlines thousands of miles from their origin. Our modern tsunami detection networks reliably detect these events hours ...

dateMar 15, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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