Sea-level surge at Antarctica linked to icesheet loss
Sea levels around Antarctica have been rising a third faster than the global average, a clear sign of high meltwater runoff from the continent's icesheet, scientists said on Sunday.
Water in the Netherlands–past, present, and future
The storm in the Netherlands began on a Saturday afternoon in February 1953. Ria Geluk, who was 6 years old, told me that it peaked during the night when nationwide communications were on their nightly pause. ...
Imbalance of sharks and sea turtles challenges ecosystems worldwide
(Phys.org) —The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet's most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage—seagrasses. While sharks are often sensationalized as voracious ...
Clam fossils offer 10,000 year history of El Nino Southern Oscillation
The immediate aftermath of an oil spill
The fate of oil during the first day after an accidental oil spill is still poorly understood, with researchers often arriving on the scene only after several days. New findings from a field experiment carried ...
Shell clusters reveal Pilbara's cyclone past
Evidence showing tsunamis or other waves caused by cyclones have previously reached more than 10m above sea level in WA, has raised questions about the capacity of coastal infrastructure according to a study ...
Coastal defences could contribute to flooding with sea-level rise
A combination of coastal defences and rising sea levels could change typical UK tidal ranges, potentially leading to a higher risk of flooding, say scientists.
New water balance calculation for the Dead Sea
The drinking water resources on the eastern, Jordanian side of the Dead Sea could decline severe as a result of climate change than those on the western, Israeli and Palestinian side. This is the conclusion ...
Giant sea bass census
Fished nearly to extinction in the recent past, giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas) are starting to make a comeback. But no one really knows the size of the population. So UC Santa Barbara researchers are ...
Great white shark choked by sea lion
A great white shark that washed up on an Australian beach this week had a sea lion stuck in its throat which likely caused its death, fisheries officials said Thursday.
Tracking the breakup of Arctic summer sea ice
As sea ice begins to melt back toward its late September minimum, it is being watched as never before. Scientists have put sensors on and under ice in the Beaufort Sea for an unprecedented campaign to monitor ...
Sea temperatures likely readable real-time with new model
Western Australian researchers believe they are first to develop a model for accurately estimating local water temperature in near real-time for marine protected areas (MPAs).
Understanding the ocean's role in Greenland glacier melt
(Phys.org) —The Greenland Ice Sheet is a 1.7 million-square-kilometer, 2-mile thick layer of ice that covers Greenland. Its fate is inextricably linked to our global climate system.
Drifting icebergs fundamentally changing seafloor life
Warming brought on by climate change is causing the icebergs in the Antarctic to drift towards the shore and cause fundamental damage to the rich sea bed ecosystem.