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
#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?
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
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
The earth is pretty awesome. And because it is Earth Day, I am going to celebrate one of my favorite Earth features: internal waves. I mean…View More Some of the best internal waves for Earth Day
THE PERFECT INDOOR STORM Before setting any vessel or offshore structure into the sea, you need to figure out whether it will survive the ocean’s wrath.…View More An animated GIF guide to the indoor oceans
You know I love a good visualization and this one of the Southern Ocean is no slouch. I forgive the somewhat standard narration for the…View More Tour the deep Southern Ocean from the safety of your couch
Oh little pufferfish. Your tiny little fins are no match for a mini-ocean maelstrom. You and your buddy are trapped in a small ocean vortex that keeps…View More Ocean spin cycle traps hapless pufferfish.