News tagged with ocean temperature

Researchers explore deep Caribbean reefs

Scientists with the Smithsonian Institution have discovered at least one new fish species at a deep reef off Curacao while conducting a yearlong project to gather data on temperature and biodiversity for monitoring climate ...

dateJun 13, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Ocean heatwave decimates vital seaweed habitat

The decimation of a seaweed that provides vital habitat for an interdependent web of marine species off the WA coast, as a consequence of a record ocean heatwave, has been revealed in a paper published in Proceedings of the ...

dateJan 22, 2013 in Environment
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Flying thermometers

Some satellites carry instruments that provide measurements of the surface temperature of oceans and seas – like a thermometer in the sky. Scientists met recently to review data from new satellite missions and scientific ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Manhattan-sized ice island heads out to sea

Remember that enormous slab of ice that broke off Greenland's Petermann Glacier back in July? It's now on its way out to sea, a little bit smaller than it was a couple of months ago—but not much. At around 10 miles long ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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