Aussie Researchers To Develop Index Of Marine Indicators To Monitor Ecosystem
Canaberra, Australia - Oct 19, 2009 21:46 EST
The state of an ecosystem can be understood by measuring the right ecological characteristics, just as the ASX200 index shows the state of the Australian stock market by following 200 selected stocks.
CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship scientist Dr Keith Hayes,...
Research: Rip Currents Pose Greater Risk To Swimmers Than To Shoreline
Stony Brook, New York - Oct 13, 2009 20:43 EST
Rip currents—powerful, channeled currents of water flowing away from the shore—represent a danger to human life and property. Rip currents are responsible for more than one hundred deaths on our nation's beaches each year, according to the United States Lifesaving...
A New Look Beneath The Waves: Ocean Observatories Initiative Gets Underway
Washington, D.C. - Oct 5, 2009 22:18 EST
Giving scientists never-before-seen views of the world's oceans, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL) have signed a Cooperative Agreement that supports the construction and initial operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI).
OOI will provide...