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2014-10-04 07:47:52

An international team of researchers has developed a new, vivid map illustrating the world’s seafloor with twice the detail and accuracy of the previous version, which was created over 20 years ago.

Antarctic Volcano Seamounts Present Many Riddles To Volcanologists
2013-10-18 05:20:11

When you think of the Antarctic, images of snow, ice and glaciers are the usual associations. We forget that it is also a region of fire, dotted with volcanoes on the mainland and the surrounding islands.

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.

Scientists Set Out On New 45-Day Deep-Sea Expedition
2011-11-07 12:43:57

Scientists set out on an expedition to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean on Monday from Cape Town, exploring areas where the deepest sea creatures lie.

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2011-08-28 04:51:53

Officials from the National Science Foundation (NSF) are currently streaming live video from an undersea volcano, located off the coast of Oregon, which erupted back in April.

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2011-08-10 11:15:00

US scientists said on Tuesday that they have successfully predicted an underwater volcanic eruption for the first time.

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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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2011-02-16 11:20:00

Nearly half a mile of rock retrieved from beneath the seafloor is yielding new clues about how underwater volcanoes are created and whether the hotspots that led to their formation have moved over time.

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2010-11-16 06:29:25

A new large species of squid has been discovered among several dozens of other types gathered during exploration of the Indian Ocean.

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2010-09-20 11:22:58

They challenge the mountain ranges of the Alps, the Andes and the Himalayas in size yet surprisingly little is known about seamounts, the vast mountains hidden under the world's oceans.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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