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Swarm of underwater robots mimics ocean life

Underwater robots developed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego offer scientists an extraordinary new tool to study ocean currents and the tiny creatures they transport. ...

dateJan 24, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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The life cycle of a flood revealed

A NASA analysis of a 2015 Texas flood is the first to document the full life cycle and impacts of a flood on both land and ocean. Using data from NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite and other satellite instruments, ...

dateOct 21, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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New study maps currents and marine animal movement

Ocean currents are not super highways for animal movement in the sea as they were once thought to be. A new Flinders University study shows that coastal ocean currents in parts of southern Australia not only move animals ...

dateOct 13, 2016 in Ecology
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