Research: Increasing Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Linked To The Ozone Hole
Cambridge, UK - Apr 21, 2009 16:49 EST
Increased growth in Antarctic sea ice during the past 30 years is a result of changing weather patterns caused by the ozone hole according to new research published this week.
Reporting in the journal Geophysical Research Letters scientists from British...
Scientists Celebrate As Aussie 'Ocean Glider' Comes Home After Two-month Voyage
Victoria, Australia - Apr 16, 2009 17:10 EST
Scientists are celebrating the first successful deployment and retrieval in Australia of a remotely controlled, deep ocean-going robotic submarine destined to play a central role in measuring changes in two of Australia's most influential ocean currents.
Under the joint CSIRO...
Study: Fish Mega-shoals Could Be World's Biggest Animal Group
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Mar 26, 2009 18:29 EST
For the first time, MIT engineers and colleagues have observed the initiation of a mass gathering and subsequent migration of hundreds of millions of animals — in this case, fish.
The work, conducted using a novel imaging technique, "provides information essential...