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A new way of thinking about ocean currents

Kevin Speer has a "new paradigm" for describing how the world's oceans circulate—and with it he may help reshape science's understanding of the processes by which wind, water, sunlight and other factors interact and influence ...

Aug 23, 2012
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Patient Sucessfully Evacuated From Antarctica

A medical evacuation flight bringing a patient from the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station in Antarctica arrived safely in Christchurch, New Zealand at approximately 3 a.m. Eastern Time on Thurs ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Ozone hole UV impacting marine life: study

(Phys.org) -- Ultraviolet radiation has caused a steep increase in deaths among marine animals and plants, according to an international team including scientists at the Oceans Institute of The University ...

Jul 26, 2012
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Sea lions fuel ocean life

Like whales, sea lions are contributing to marine ecosystems in the most fundamental way possible, research by a Flinders graduate has found.

May 15, 2012
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Breaking the ice on icebergs

(Phys.org) -- Icebergs are a natural and beautiful part of Earth's cryosphere, and are closely monitored and studied by scientists around the world.

Apr 16, 2012
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A climate window in the Southern Ocean

The world’s oceans act as a massive conveyor, circulating heat, water and carbon around the planet. This global system plays a key role in climate change, storing and releasing heat throughout the world. ...

Feb 28, 2012
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