Recently we at Deep-Sea News have tried to combat misinformation about the presence of high levels of Fukushima radiation and its impact on marine organisms…View More Is the sea floor littered with dead animals due to radiation? No.
This invited post is authored by Chris Mah, a Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History researcher. Chris is one of the world’s leading experts…View More Three Reasons Why Fukushima Radiation Has Nothing to Do with Starfish Wasting Syndrome
On March 11th, 2011 the Tōhoku earthquake and resulting tsunami wreaked havoc on Japan. It also resulted in the largest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl when the tsunami…View More True facts about Ocean Radiation and the Fukushima Disaster
I am SO excited that someone finally did this! From the code that brought you this amazing wind map comes this map of surface currents. Look…View More Feel the zen of the ocean with this coastal current map
Just this past week, the beaches of Southern California and Baja Mexico have been inundated by monsters from the briny deep. Well actually only one…View More mOARFISH, moar problems?
While Snork-Macaroon love-children may touch some people’s cold, cold hearts, nothing brings out the SQUEE in this Physical Oceanographer like an adorable scientific instrument. Meet…View More Squee! Take a trip with Bob the Drifter
I’ve been waiting to write this post for a long time. The problem was, up until now I just didn’t know of a good example…View More Charismatic Mega Turbulence
AAAR! Today is Talk like a Pirate Day. So swill some grog and enjoy this beauty of a post on physical oceanography and piracy in…View More Screw you pirates! Scientists study the Great Whirl anyway.
One might think that the perfect drink for a physical oceanographer might be the Tidal Wave, Sea Breeze or even the Deep Sea Martini. But it…View More The perfect drink for the Physical Oceanographer
This post originally appeared on DSN exactly one year ago. In honor of cocktail week, I am reposting it again here for your reading pleasure.…View More Mixology of Water Masses