Australia pushes for ocean 'fertilisation' ban
Australia said it was pushing for a ban Thursday of any commercial use of a pioneering technique to reduce the impacts of climate change by "fertilising" the world's oceans with iron, warning of significant ...
Researchers document feeding habits of five species of Ningaloo stingray
(Phys.org) —A new study has shed light on the diets and feeding habits of Ningaloo's stingrays, information which has never been documented before.
From eardrums to electromagnetics, researcher hears the problems
A good tool is both robust and accurate; it doesn't break down easily, or give faulty readings or results. This standard applies to everything from a bathroom scale, or vending machine to a sniper rifle. ...
Research team looks to Kickstarter to fund swarming 'coralbots' to repair damaged coral
Did diamonds begin on the ancient ocean floor?
(Phys.org) —Geology professor Dan Schulze calls this singular gem from the remote Guaniamo region of Venezuela the "Picasso" diamond. The blue luminescent, high-resolution image of a diamond formed over ...
CO2 at work during last global 'hot spell' but hardly alone
(Phys.org) —UC Santa Cruz ocean sciences professor Christina Ravelo is part of an international team that is using ocean floor sediment samples to compile data on past periods of global warming in order ...
'Dirty blizzard' in gulf may account for missing Deepwater Horizon oil
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."
Microbes surviving deep inside oceanic crust
Study finds iron from glacial melting serves as significant source of iron to North Atlantic Ocean
Rusty stirs up double trouble surprise
(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 in Earth's mantle forms deeper than once thought
Magma forms far deeper than geologists previously thought, according to new research results.
Japan to replace nuclear plant with world's largest wind farm
Falling up: DARPA to launch just-in-time payloads from bottom of sea
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 in mantle has deep impact: Study suggests rocks melt at a greater depth than once thought
Magma forms far deeper than geologists previously thought, according to new research at Rice University.