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
First, let’s give a shoutout to these two dudes who found a washed up mooring and, like adults, gave it back to MBARI. Now I…View More Two California fishermen pretend they are maritime pirates and hold an oceanographic mooring for ransom
Joan Lederman is holding a truly remarkable bowl. “Do you see those little bumps?” she asks me, pointing to the green glaze. The glassy surface…View More How to hold a piece of the deep sea
In the fossil history of sharks, a unique evolutionary experiment happened much earlier than anyone thought. The largest fishes in the oceans feed on some…View More Before Giant Plankton-Feeding Sharks, there were Giant Plankton-Feeding Sharks.
Nothing makes my little heart go pitter-patter like a new data set. And the new General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) does not disappoint. Let’s…View More It’s time to geek out over a new global bathymetric data set
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.
With all the misinformation around the internet here are links to articles that we trust. The following provide credible information about what is actually occurring…View More All The Best, Scientifically Verified, Information on Fukushima Impacts
Last week scientists discovered the largest volcano on earth and near the largest in the solar system. The volcano, named Tamu Massif, is located 990…View More Largest Volcano on Earth! I’ll Drink to That!
There are scientists floating in the middle of the North Atlantic who are holding the dinosaur extinction in their hands. Really. Here it is: This…View More Drilling for dinosaur death: the Joides Resolution finds extinction in deep sea mud
We as humans have three fundamental questions. Where do we come from? Where are we going? Are we alone in the universe? The answers to…View More What knowledge of the deep sea tell us about life on other planets