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Ocean Hotspots Let Researchers Track Marine Life
2013-02-18 13:07:13

At the annual meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this Sunday, a Stanford professor discussed a new method for “biologging” the activities of various sea creatures using oceanic "WiFi hotspots" technology.

2012-11-20 13:44:13

The ocean provides 95% of the habitable space on Earth and harbors a vast diversity of life.

Insights Into Evolution Of Marine Life Provided By Genetic Patterns Of Deep-Sea Coral
2012-10-23 20:52:27

The ability of deep-sea corals to harbor a broad array of marine life, including commercially important fish species, make these habitat-forming organisms of immediate interest to conservationists, managers, and scientists.

Composition Of Microbial Populations Determined By Freshwater Flows Into The Arctic And Southern Oceans
2012-10-11 08:05:22

Part of NSF's International Polar Year research portfolio, the six-nation study indicates that shallow-water populations have little in common

Liquid Robotics Wave Glider To Track Pacific Great White Sharks
2012-08-18 07:20:34

Marine scientists in the US have deployed a surfing robot off the coast of San Francisco in order to help track tagged great white sharks in the Pacific Ocean, various media outlets reported Friday.

2012-07-06 11:42:31

Public to play major role in mobilizing expanded range of data needed to preserve vital functions of life on Earth, conference concludes.

2011-10-28 04:22:16

Earth losing species more rapidly than scientists can understand the roles they play.

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2011-08-24 17:00:45

A new study by scientists from the Census of Marine Life has placed the number of species of animals on planet Earth to about 8.7 million.

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2011-08-02 12:42:41

Census of Marine Life reports in anthropogenic impact on deep sea.

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2011-06-24 05:30:00

According to new research from the Census of Marine Life Tagging of Pacific Predators (TOPP), two expanses of the North Pacific Ocean are attracting an array of marine predators in predictable seasonal patterns.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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