Epic Antarctic voyage maps seafloor to predict ocean rise as glacier the size of California melts

Global research group will trace Totten glacier’s history back to last ice age, in hope of predicting future melting patterns

How warming seas are forcing fish to seek new waters

Rising sea temperatures are pushing shoals hundreds of miles from native grounds

Deadly monsters of the deep

Oceanographers are busy mapping the powerful underwater eddies that have proved a major hazard to submariners

Just Waiting to be Discovered – Finding Hope in Earthbound Mysteries

We’ve investigated less than 5 percent of the world’s oceans. This op-ed looks at media framing and engaging the public in ocean exploration.

All the Ocean’s a Stage

First impressions of a research cruise

Scientists develop method to warn of toxic algae blooms before they develop

A new study demonstrates that automated monitoring systems that identify ‘regime shifts’ — such as rapid growth of algae and then depletion of oxygen in the water — can successfully predict full-scale algae blooms in advance, and help resource managers avert their development.

On Capt. Javier Valladares, his Vast Experience as a Sailor and his Understanding of the Sea

Javier Valladares, retired officer of the Argentine Navy and former president of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), recalls expeditions to the Amazon and Antarctica.

Sea Turtles Look Ahead to 2017

Sea turtles are swimming pretty in Belize, demonstrating the importance of marine protected areas.

Ocean temperatures faithfully recorded in mother-of-pearl

Mother-of-pearl or nacre (pronounced nay-ker), the lustrous, tough-as-nails biomineral that lines some seashells, has been shown to be a faithful record of ancient ocean temperature.

New marine life found in deep sea vents

Six new animal species are identified at deep-sea vents beneath the Indian Ocean.

Atlantic wave biggest ever recorded

The highest-ever wave is recorded by a buoy in the North Atlantic.

A Paradigm Shift for NASA via Small Satellite Missions

NASA sees a paradigm shift in Earth observing missions, which will increasingly rely on small satellite technologies but provide big results.