With the first taste of palolo I understood the Samoans’ love for it. Certainly it suggested a salty caviar, but with something added, a strong,…View More I prefer my seafood without sperm, thank you
El Niño has been playing with my heart for a whole year now*. It’s coming. It’s not coming. It’s gonna be huge. It’s not coming…View More Are the ocean and atmosphere finally cooperating and is El Niño really here? Probably.
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
James Cameron’s descent to the Challenger Deep – we have adventure, intrigue, and a great story for the media. But we also have an amazing…View More Challenger Deep: What we can learn from a single, half core of mud
Interesting news coming out of Nature Geosciences this weekend. Kato et al (2011) are reporting a veritable treasure trove buried in deep-sea Pacific sediments: rare-earth…View More Deep Sea mud as precious as diamonds?
Super congrats to our friends at Oceana, who report on their blog The Beacon today that negotiations to protect over 16 million square miles of…View More 16.1 Million Square Miles of Deep Seafloor Protected in North Pacific
Just a reminder that Chris Mah (from Echinoblog) and I will participating in Leg 5 of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s expedition to the…View More Pacific Northwest Expedition
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
I hope you are following along on the SEAPLEX blog. A great post about the kinds of gear used in open-water oceanography. But better than…View More Seeking the Science of the Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch
This Sunday, August 2nd, a major scientific expedition to study the issue of plastic accumulation in the North Pacific Gyre will depart San Diego. The…View More U Hav Plasicz In Yr Oceanuz