Mid-Atlantic states release course of action, convene experts on deep sea canyon science
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) has recently adopted a Course of Action to consider and develop recommendations to strengthen federal protection of submarine canyon habitats. MARCO's ...
Superconductor magnet spacecraft heat shield being developed
Researchers discover what vampire squids eat: It's not what you think (Update)
(Phys.org)—About 100 years ago, marine biologists hauled the first vampire squid up from the depths of the sea. Since that time, perhaps a dozen scientific papers have been published on this mysterious ...
Researchers marvel at world's deepest sea vents
Researchers steering a remote-controlled submarine around the world's deepest known hydrothermal vents have collected numerous samples from sunless depths of the Caribbean Sea where blazing hot, mineral-rich ...
Volcanoes deliver two flavors of water
Seawater circulation pumps hydrogen and boron into the oceanic plates that make up the seafloor, and some of this seawater remains trapped as the plates descend into the mantle at areas called subduction zones. ...
New buoys enable submerged subs to communicate
Tiny reef speedster challenges tuna in the ocean sprint
(Phys.org)—Tiny coral reef wrasses can swim as fast as some of the swiftest fish in the ocean – but using only half as much energy to do so, Australian scientists working on the Great Barrier Reef have found.
Unmanned vessel could soon be working for Navy
Technology that sent unmanned aircraft over Iraq and Afghanistan soon could be steering unstaffed naval boats for such dangerous tasks as minesweeping, submarine detection, intelligence gathering and approaching ...
Autonomous sea gliders record sounds of fish emptying buoyancy bladders
New Triton submarine in race to reach ocean bottom
Cliffhanging corals avoid trawler damage
Bottom trawling fishing boats have devastated many cold water coral reefs along the margin of the North East Atlantic Ocean. Now, researchers have found large cold water coral colonies clinging to the vertical ...
Ego Compact Semi Submarine allows for underwater exploration for the lay person
Plan to use submarines to subdue typhoons/hurricanes
Whales 'scared' by sonars, but scientist say its not just sonars that could cause problems
(PhysOrg.com) -- Beaked whales are frightened by sonars used to hunt for submarines, according to new research.