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deepwater horizon drifters
2014-08-22 03:30:49

A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants.

New Study Suggests Saharan Dust Is Key To The Formation Of The Bahamas Islands
2014-07-29 03:25:35

A new study suggests that Saharan dust played a major role in the formation of the Bahamas islands.

2014-07-28 10:21:49

They are something we take very seriously in Florida – hurricanes.

2014-07-21 09:49:35

A Florida-based marine research team has developed a unique formal process and modeling framework to help manage South Florida's economically important coastal marine environments.

New Information Will Help Improve Tropical Storm Forecasting
2014-07-14 03:53:08

New research from University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science suggests that physical conditions at the air-sea interface, where the ocean and atmosphere meet, is a key component to improve forecast models.

2014-05-13 16:22:45

Celebrity Equinox becomes third Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Large Magma Chamber Sits Below World’s Most Active Volcano
2014-01-29 13:29:50

A team of researchers have discovered a large magma chamber deep under the most active volcano in the world. It is the first time research has been able to confirm such a discovery in Kilauea's depths.

Determining Mississippi River's Role In 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2013-10-24 08:29:04

The complex circulation from the Mississippi River plume played a substantial role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident, according to a new study.

Epic Ocean-spanning Voyages Of Coral Larvae Revealed
2013-08-20 15:44:55

A new computer simulation conducted at the University of Bristol (UB) and University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has revealed the epic, ocean-spanning journeys traveled by millimetre-sized coral larvae through the world's seas.

Protecting Spiny Lobster Larvae
2013-06-13 13:04:09

The commercial value of spiny lobster (Panulirus argus) in the Caribbean reaches $1 billion annually, thus making it one of the most valuable fisheries in the region.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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