Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record (Update)
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say.
Microfossils reveal warm oceans had less oxygen, Syracuse geologists say
Researchers in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences are pairing chemical analyses with micropaleontology—the study of tiny fossilized organisms—to better understand how global marine life ...
Dolphin 'breathalyzer' could help diagnose animal and ocean health
Alcohol consumption isn't the only thing a breath analysis can reveal. Scientists have been studying its possible use for diagnosing a wide range of conditions in humans—and now in the beloved bottlenose dolphin. In a report ...
Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux
(AP)—Federal forecasters don't expect a return of frequent cold blasts from the polar vortex this winter. Nor should the weather system that blocked rain from California last winter come back.
Sheltering habits help sharks cope with acid oceans
A shark's habitat can reduce its sensitivity to rising CO2 levels, according to Australian scientists.
New report says more effort needed to help combat ocean acidification
The federal government needs to pay more attention to what is often referred to as "the other carbon dioxide problem" - the acidification of the oceans - to help stave off widespread damage to seafood, tourism and storm protection, ...
Arctic marine organisms capture CO2
Arctic marine organisms act as a reservoir for CO2, according to research published in the international journal Geophysical Research Letters.
NASA sees Gonzalo affect Bermuda's ocean sediment: Stirred, not shaken
NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured before and after images of Bermuda and surrounding waters before and after Hurricane Gonzalo struck the island on Oct. 17. The images revealed how Gonzalo stirred ...