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December 11, 2013
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Model Suggests Ocean Currents Shape Europa’s Icy Shell in Ways Critical for Potential Habitats

AUSTIN, Texas — In a finding of relevance to the search for life in our solar system, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Geophysics, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Max Planck Institute for Solar … Continue reading

September 20, 2013
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Undersea mountains provide crucial piece in climate prediction puzzle

A mystery in the ocean near Antarctica has been solved by researchers who have long puzzled over how deep and mid-depth ocean waters are mixed. They found that sea water mixes dramatically as it rushes over undersea mountains in Drake … Continue reading

May 11, 2013
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Sturgeon search

Scientists use satellites, underwater robot to study Atlantic sturgeon migrations More than a century ago, an estimated 180,000 female Atlantic sturgeon arrived from the coast in the spring to spawn in the Delaware River and fishermen sought their caviar as … Continue reading

November 10, 2011
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Pine Island Glacier: A Scientific Quest in Antarctica to Determine What’s Causing Ice Loss

*Researchers study heat delivered by ocean currents to bottom side of glacier that releases more than 19 cubic miles of ice each year* An international team of researchers, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NASA, will helicopter onto … Continue reading

September 25, 2011
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Aquarius Yields NASA’s First Global Map of Ocean Salinity

PASADENA, Calif. – NASA’s new Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity of the ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission’s anticipated discoveries. Aquarius, which is aboard the Aquarius/SAC-D (Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas) observatory, … Continue reading

May 20, 2011
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Emerging Explorers Award to WHOI’s Kakani Katija

Kakani Katija, a postdoctoral scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), has been selected as one of 14 National Geographic Emerging Explorers for 2011 for her investigation into the role swimming animals might play in mixing and moving the oceans … Continue reading