Oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill acted as a catalyst for plankton and other surface materials to clump together and fall to the sea floor in a massive sedimentation event that researchers are calling a "dirty blizzard."
(Phys.org) —As Tropical Cyclone Rusty crossed the Pilbara coast last week, the ocean's turbidity levels exceeded the maximum range of scientists' instruments.
Magma forms far deeper than geologists previously thought, according to new research results.
DARPA distributed systems are to hibernate in deep-sea capsules for years, wake up when commanded, and deploy to surface providing operational support and situational awareness.
Magma forms far deeper than geologists previously thought, according to new research at Rice University.
The world's largest earthquakes occur at subduction zones - locations where a tectonic plate slips under another. But where along these extended subduction areas are great earthquakes most likely to happen? Scientists have ...
Tuna-harvesting nations of the Pacific argued at a key meeting in Manila Tuesday over how best to regulate devices that attract the giant fish, amid growing concern over depleted stocks, officials said.