News tagged with marine science

New tool to aid in dolphin strandings

(Phys.org) —The cause of dolphin strandings has long been a mystery but a new study shows that clues about survival rates after release may be found in the sea mammal's blood.

dateMay 02, 2014 in Ecology
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A small ship with a Titanic reputation

Despite conjuring up images of vastness and opulence, Titanic was actually no bigger than a North Sea ferry and could easily sit on the deck of a large container ship.

dateFeb 12, 2014 in Other
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Demon shrimp threaten British species

A species of shrimp, dubbed the 'demon shrimp,' which was previously unknown in British waters, are attacking and eating native shrimp and disrupting the food chain in some of our rivers and lakes. The problem is contributing ...

dateFeb 11, 2014 in Ecology
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Geologic formation of Florida

We all know why we love to live in Florida - the sun, sand, and seashore. What is it that truly makes this state unique? According to Geological Oceanographer Albert C. Hine – Professor of Geological Oceanography at USF's ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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