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'Squishy' robot fingers aid deep sea exploration

During a 2014 talk on his exploration of deep-sea coral reefs, Baruch College marine biologist David Gruber showed a video of clunky robotic hands collecting fragile specimens of coral and sponges from the ocean floor. Harvard ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Robotics
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Nitrogen fixation key to ocean life

How do ocean gardens grow? Specifically, how do those gardens get nitrogen, which is critical to producing life, and will nitrogen sources to the ocean in the future be different as the ocean changes?

dateMar 15, 2016 in Environment
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Sun glitter reveals coastal waves

Sentinel-2A is demonstrating how it can be used to help forecast ocean waves around our coasts: sunlight reflected from the water surface reveals complex waves as they encounter the coastline and seafloor off the tip of Dorre ...

dateMay 20, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Ocean acidification slowing coral reef growth

New findings from fieldwork undertaken at the University of Sydney's One Tree Island Research Station provide evidence ocean acidification resulting from carbon dioxide emissions is already slowing coral reef growth.

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Environment
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NASA sees Colin come calling on the US Southeast

Tropical Storm Colin moved fast after making landfall in northwestern Florida on June 6 and by the morning of June 7, 2016 it was centered off the coast of North and South Carolina. NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites and NOAA's ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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