News tagged with ocean sediment

Dramatic ocean circulation changes revealed

The unusually cold weather this winter has been caused by a change in the winds. Instead of the typical westerly winds warmed by Atlantic surface ocean currents, cold northerly Arctic winds are influencing ...

Jan 14, 2011
4.4 / 5 (22) 13 | with audio podcast

Scientists Drill Deepest Hole off New Zealand

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists aboard the research ship the JOIDES Resolution recently drilled two kilometers into Earth’s crust, setting a new record for the deepest hole drilled through the seafloor on a ...

Feb 04, 2010
3.8 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast