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!
The join Indonesia – U.S. exploration of the deep ocean north of Sulawesi, Indonesia mapped the large undersea volcano Kawio Barat. From base to summet…View More Update on NOAA Expedition in the Indian Ocean
Planning on attending the Deep-Sea Biology Symposium in Iceland this June? From the Symposium website There has been intensive interest for the 12th Deep-sea symposium.…View More The 12th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium…in Iceland?!
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
Chris Mah provides the next installment of his ongoing series covering our previous cruise. Although I think Chris is buttering me up and here is…View More More on the 2009 NE Pacific Expedition
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
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
Two recent papers in Nature GeoScience demonstrate the real effects of ocean acidification. For those not in know, there is an ongoing decrease in the…View More Ocean Acidification, Not Good For Living
[googlemap lat=”-20.730428476781324″ lng=”-175.27862548828125″ width=”500px” height=”300px” zoom=”8″ type=”G_SATELLITE_MAP”]Tonga[/googlemap] From the Times Online…. Scientists are on their way to the site of a large undersea volcano that…View More Submarine Volcano Erupts Off Tonga