Imagine you are yodeling whilst snowshoeing in a majestic mountain range. All of a sudden you hear a rumble. You look up to see a white…View More ROV gets caught in turbidity current, lives to tell the tale.
Biomixing, where the ocean is mixed by swimming animals, has long been a hot topic in oceanography. Some people think all that biological flapping and stroking…View More Are swimming zooplankton driving ocean currents? Sort of.
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
I’ve been absolutely fascinated by 2 things recently: amazing images of typhoons and animated gifs. In regards to the former, check out this amazing 3D movie…View More Tracking the cold wake of a super typhoon
INTRODUCTION This is the second of a two-part post. In the first installment, Kim presented alternatives to this project. This installment is a collaboration between…View More The Ocean Cleanup, Part 2: Technical review of the feasibility study
Too much pressure can be a good thing. Extreme pressure in the earth’s mantle squeezing carbon together creates diamonds and aids Rihanna’s ability to shine…View More How to shrink a styrofoam cup and other side effects of deep ocean pressure
While I might not be a surfer, I sure do love waves. And I am loving this footage of the incredible waves at Banzai pipeline…View More The Bodacious and the Beautiful: the aerial view of Banzai's massive waves
As the winds blow across the vast oceans they create a symphony of waves, whose pitch may range from ripples to rogues. Eventually all waves…View More Parasites aren’t just for biologists, this wave eats other waves
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
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