News tagged with oceanography

More deep-sea vents discovered

Scientists aboard the Royal Research Ship James Cook have discovered a new set of deep-sea volcanic vents in the chilly waters of the Southern Ocean. The discovery is the fourth made by the research team ...

Feb 14, 2011 4.8 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

Oceans Smaller And Warmer

Two new studies out this week give the best scientific estimates of the average depth of the world's oceans, the total amount of water they contain, and the extent to which this water warmed over the last ...

May 20, 2010 3.7 / 5 (22) 78 | with audio podcast

Weather in a Tank

In recent years, U.S. undergraduates have shown an increasing interest in introductory meteorology, oceanography and climate classes. But many students find it difficult to grasp the non-intuitive nature of ...

Mar 17, 2010 4 / 5 (3) 0