You might have noticed that my posting frequency is down recently. Why? 1. Kevin Z convinced me to start Tweeting. There seems to be an…View More What’s New With the Dr. M and the Oceans?
All captured in video by scientists exploring 1220m (4000ft) beneath the surface in Pacific Ocean near Samoa the previous summer. The lava erupting from the…View More Deepest Underwater Volcanic Eruption
Over ten years ago Fred Grassle, a marine biologist with deep-sea tendencies, and Jesse Ausubel, program director for Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, started conversing on…View More Cataloging Life On the Deep-Sea Floor
And it only gets worse if our nation’s children, those that will grow up to be future policy-makers and voters when we are all in…View More This is Your Seamounts… On Fishing
“There is absolutely nothing to restrict the geographical ranges of animals in the deep sea. Dr. Wallich, the pioneer of deep-sea research, eighteen years ago…View More Biogeography of the Deep Sea
If there was a mountain in your backyard with no name, how long do you think it would stay that way? Not very long. Some…View More Northeast Pacific Seamount Map: a Gift that Keeps Giving
Myself and Chris Mah (from Echinoblog) will particpating in Leg 5 of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s expedition ot the northern Pacific. Leg 5…View More 2009 Pacific Northwest Expedition
Its summertime folks, and it seems like everyone is either heading out to sea, or returning from a recent expedition. If not that, its a…View More Ready for another expedition?
When put in water, volcanoes may increase in size From National Geographic: The science team, led by Bill Chadwick of Oregon State University, reports the…View More Amazing Growing Deep-Sea Volcano
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute recently unleashed their new YouTube Channel. Of course it features Macropinna but you can also see Humboldt squid. A…View More MBARI YouTube Channel