News tagged with ocean tides

Magnetic oceans and electric Earth

Oceans might not be thought of as magnetic, but they make a tiny contribution to our planet's protective magnetic shield. Remarkably, ESA's Swarm satellites have not only measured this extremely faint field, but have also ...

dateOct 04, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands

Residents in low-lying areas of the Marshall Islands were braced for ongoing flooding Friday, as a series of high tides underscores the Pacific island nation's vulnerability to climate change.

dateMar 11, 2016 in Environment
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The tides they are a changin'

Scientists from the University of Southampton have found that ocean tides have changed significantly over the last century at many coastal locations around the world.

dateMar 05, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Measuring tidal displacement using GPS

GPS is making possible high-precision, high-resolution measurements of tidal displacement that could not be achieved with other methods. Earth's surface deforms due to both body tides-the deformation of the solid Earth due ...

dateMay 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Robot gliders roam seas

( —Once the robotic gliders scour the ocean searching for potential harm to sea life, the data is sent to David Caron, professor of biological sciences in USC Dornsife, and other marine biologists. They use the ...

dateMay 03, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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