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There's too much heat in the oceans. Way too much heat. Hot water has surged across the equator in the Pacific and a deep pool of very hot water is building off of Mexico's west coast. Tropical ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 171 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 01:30 PM PDT with 383 Recommends
Note that the video above was shot on May 8, 2015, set to Debussy's Clair de Lune, by the YouTube user NorthOlbo who makes wonderful pieces about the British Columbian coast. Check him out. The ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 10:06 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The purpose of this short diary is to bring to interested readers a visual accounting of the marine biodiversity present in our working harbor here in Victoria BC Canada. Despite some online claims ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 03:35 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Grey Whale being dissected on Wickaninnish Beach April 23, 2015 The purpose of this diary is to report analyses carried out by the InFORM ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 11:41 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, which reached ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 297 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 439 Recommends
The purpose of this diary is to introduce a brief, informal movie made while using a Geiger Counter in the laboratory today. This diary is part of an ongoing effort to communicate what the ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 03:58 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
In case you're interested (ICYI) you will be able to watch the first Masters degree defence conducted underwater. It will live stream in about 30 minutes from now. From the YouTube description: ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 11:59 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Raincoast Education Society has partnered with the University of Victoria and California State University to carry out radionuclide sampling of sea water and kelp, respectively, in Clayoquot ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 09:28 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
In case you're interested (ICYI). A brief explanation of how seawater samples to monitor for Fukushima contamination are processed when they arrive at the University of Victoria. More details ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 03:01 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Bleached branching coral (foreground) and normal branching coral (background). Keppel Islands, Great Barrier Reef The beautiful corals which color the world's reefs and act as rich habitats for all ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 218 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 05:15 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Satellite measurements of ocean temperature (illustrated by color) and the direction of currents (white arrows) help show where radionuclides from Fukushima are transported. Large scale currents ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 238 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 08:11 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
This diary is based on a recent blog by Fabio De Leo a scientist working with Ocean Networks Canada on March 19, 2015.
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
This diary simply presents a video made by Our Radioactive Ocean (ORO) for the United States of America National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Science on a Sphere program. ORO is a sister ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 12:41 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The purpose of this diary is to summarize a the most recent, peer reviewed scientific study to examine the likely impact of Fukushima contamination of the North Pacific on human health. The diary ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 72 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 04:24 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Sea level has jumped off the east coast of north America since March, 2013. The warmest and saltiest water ever seen in the northwest Atlantic is mixing with icy water drained from the Arctic ocean ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 203 Recommends
A schematic view of the formation and subduction of mode waters in the North Pacific The purpose of this diary is to report on a recently published (Jan 2015) open-access, peer reviewed study ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 08:30 PM PST with 22 Recommends
The purpose of this diary is to report results from two recently published studies on plutonium releases from Fukushima to the Pacific Ocean. The post contributes to an ongoing series where results ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 276 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 05:29 PM PST with 91 Recommends
In January 1960, two ocean explorers named Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard took the manned submersible Trieste to the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, the deepest spot in the ocean.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
The purpose of this diary is to provide an update with the most recent results of the Integrated Fukushima Ocean Radioactivity Monitoring (InFORM) project . The diary is part of an ongoing effort ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 174 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 03:57 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Surface deposition of 131-I as reported in Fig. 15 of Katata et al. (2015) The purpose of this short diary is to discuss the surplus of misinformation on the environmental impact of the ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 05:03 PM PST with 34 Recommends