The following is a guest post by Dr. Clark Richards, a physical oceanographer at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Halifax, Canada. It was originally…View More The (ocean) physics of The Ocean Cleanup’s System 001
Using computer art magic, Armand Dijcks has turned the still photographs of Ray Collins into wonderful kinetic images of waves. Turn on full screen. Press…View More Morning Zen: The infinite waves of Ray Collins
#Landsat8 saw fine, bright filaments on shallow, super salty #Garabogazkol yesterday.Bands of foam perhaps? This tweeter does not know. pic.twitter.com/ugSzIS5IGB — NASA Ocean (@NASAOcean) April…View More If you love geophysical fluid dynamics, then you will love these foamy streaks in a lagoon
I just learned that the ocean robots I work with are taller than me. Since being insecure about size seems to be a thing now, I…View More Am I a Robot or am I a Plankter?
“Can you “Here am I floating ’round my tin can Far above the moon Planet Earth is blue And there’s nothing I can do” -Space…View More Can you hear me, Major Tom?
This past week, a US Naval drone was seized by a Chinese ship in international waters in the South China Sea. When I hear the word drone, I imagine…View More Ocean robot seized, causes international incident
On the first day of Christmas NASA Earth Science gave to me: advance warning of Hurricane Activity. On the second day of Christmas NASA…View More The Twelve Days of Christmas – NASA Earth Science Edition
Love it or hate it, Pokémon Go is undeniably a phenomenon. Although we here at DSN previously warned of the perils of Poké hunting in…View More Pokémon GO players, please don’t take drifters from the ocean. THEY ARE NOT POKÉBALLS.
To any one who, for the first time, sees a great stretch of sandy shore covered with innumerable ridges and furrows, as if combed with…View More The origin of ripples and other fantastic fluid experiments by Hertha Marks Ayrton
Think you are hardcore because you’ve been on a research cruise for a week? A month? Three months? Well you ain’t got nothing on these…View More A little science, a little soccer. All while adrift on the ice.