UPDATE Jan 2015: Turns out, the great El Niño of 2014 may never actually materialize. And if it does, it’s probably going to be wimpy.…View More To El Niño or not to El Niño, that is the question
Recently, I wrote about research findings of warming of the deep sea drastically within the last decade. Specifically, I mentioned how the research team used models…View More You’re Right, Runway Models Don’t Predict Ocean Temperature Very Well.
DSN will be featuring some guest posts from Danny Richter – A Ph.D Student at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego studying diatoms stems…View More Where’s the Ocean Love?
The deep sea, a vast, dark realm featuring disticntive organisms and serving as a massive reservoir of carbon, is the largest and leas explored ecosystem on Earth.…View More Interactions in the Dark Ocean
Climate oscillations, even small ones like the Madden Julian Oscillation, can have a deep impact on the oceans, down to a mile deep. The Telegraph UK calls one newly revealed oceanographic mechanism a “freak” ocean wave because it travels underwater, with little or no surface expression. This was such a good spin I had to promote this to main title.View More Freak ocean wave across the Pacific