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Environmental News Network
Data from HMS Challenger Expedition Helps Confirm Long Term Ocean Warming
Global warming has been going on for a long time. What were the temperatures like a hundred years ago? Terrestrial records go back that far and farther, but what about ocean temperatures? In the late 1800's the HMS Challenger conducted extensive measurements of ocean temperatures across the globe.
Fri May 24, 2013
Expedition to Study Ancient Continental Breakup West of Spain
The team includes geophysicists from University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science based at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK.
The continuing challenge of phylogenetic relationships in Terebelliformia
JoA o Miguel de Matos Nogueira A D , Kirk Fitzhugh B and Pat Hutchings C A LaboratA3rio de Poliquetologia , Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de BiociAancias, Universidade de SA o Paulo, Rua do MatA o, travessa 14, n. 101, 05508-900, SA o Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Plastic ocean debris the target of new Calif. bill
File - In this Aug. 11, 2009 file photo provided by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows Matt Durham, center, pulling in a large patch of sea garbage with the help of Miriam Goldstein, right, in the Pacific Ocean.
Thu May 23, 2013
Liquid Robotics Awarded Guinness World Record for PacX Journey Across the Pacific
Liquid Robotics , an ocean data services provider and developer of the Wave Glider , announced it has been officially awarded the Guinness World Record for the longest journey of an unmanned autonomous surface vehicle.
The New Zealand Herald
Jim Salinger: Climate hurtling towards a hothouse Earth
The last time the planet had atmospheric carbon dioxide levels this high was 3 to 5 million years ago in the Pliocene era.
Amazon River 'Breathes' Carbon Dioxide from Rain Forest
The Amazon River flows for more than 4,100 miles ; within its hundreds of tributaries and streams are the largest number of freshwater fish species in the world.
UC San Diego
Achieves 'Gold' STARS Sustainability Rating
The University of California, San Diego has earned a "gold" sustainability-performance rating in the prestigious annual Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System survey.
Wed May 22, 2013
Science In the Bible: True or False?
Hold it right there!!! Am not talking about the god of darkness nor the religion of evolution BUT about the Creator of Heaven and Earth who is above the laws of nature.
Kayhi students observe underwater survey
Gary Freitag works the controls for the underwater Remote Operated Vehicle while Ketchikan High School oceanography students watch the ROV's live video feed.
UC Researchers Meeting Challenges of the Marine Environment
University of Canterbury marine expert Professor David Schiel is investigating human-induced and natural long-term changes in ocean forces and sea temperatures around the country.
Tue May 21, 2013
New Center Targets Ocean Contaminants and Human Health
Capitalizing on UC San Diego's unique ability to address environmental threats to public health, a new center based at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will target emerging contaminants found naturally in common seafood dishes as well as man-made chemicals that accumulate in human breast milk.
Reader objects to global warming post, says consensus was against Galileo
This 2011 file photo shows a flooded road on Hatteras Island, N.C., after Hurricane Irene swept through the area the previous day cutting the roadway in five locations.
Mon May 20, 2013
Amazon River exhales virtually all carbon taken up by rainforest
Plants use carbon dioxide from the air to grow parts that eventually fall to the ground to decompose or get washed away by the region's plentiful rainfall.
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle kicks off Northeastern's Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference
Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, called Her Deepness by The New Yorker and The New York Times , Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine , will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013.
Times of Oman
'Quake risk higher than estimated'
Muscat: Recent research has revealed that the Makran Subduction Zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than previously thought.
New in GEOLOGY: Gems, Darwin, Mars, Hemp, Snowball Earth, a Siberian Impact Crater, and More
Boulder, Colo., USA A- New Geology articles posted online ahead of print 9 and 16 May 2013 cover a wide swath of geoscience subdisciplines, including minerals exploration, archaeology, planetary geology, tectonics, oceanography, geophysics, and paleobotany.
Elizabeth Kolbert: What's at stake in Obama's Keystone decision.
A lot of what's known about carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can be traced back to a chemist named Charles David Keeling, who, in 1958, persuaded the U.S. Weather Bureau to install a set of monitoring devices at its Mauna Loa observatory, on the island of Hawaii.
Sun May 19, 2013
SETTING OF CLIMATE MILDSTONE May 9, 2013 was declared to be the day of climate milestone after the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere exceeded 400 parts per million .
New lab to give scientists underwater access
The $239 million National Science Foundation project will install video cameras, seismic monitors and other gauges along a volcano in deep waters off the Pacific Northwest coast, giving researchers the ability to monitor activity 2 miles below the ocean surface.