TGIF: Another Atlantis

This week’s TGIF video comes from Marine geologist Masaaki Kimura who says he has identified the ruins of a sunken city off the coast of Japan. If you SCUBA dive, you’ll love it. If you don’t, you’ll wish you did. Could this be “another Atlantis”?

Is there springtime for the Abyss?

Think of the changing seasons around you, and the way plants and animals respond to these changes. Trees change color. Birds migrate, and bears go into hibernation. So, we wonder, what are the seasonal cues in the abyss? Are summer days longer than winter days in the deep-sea? What’s the ocean equivalent of rainfall, anyhow?