Oceanography


Matthew Fontaine Maury published Physical Geography of the Sea (1855)
Charles Wyville Thomson
John Murray (oceanographer)
Challenger expedition, 1872–76
Challenger Expedition (1872-1876) University of Kansas Natural History Museum
Challenger expedition video: Natural History Museum
Auguste Piccard
British Oceanographic Data Centre
Oceanographic Museum, Monaco
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution the world's largest private, non-profit oceanographic research institution and a global leader in the study and exploration of the ocean
List of Seas
NASA Global Maps

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YouTube

Amazing Creatures of the Deep Ocean HD









News

Science Daily
The Blue Planet, at Amazon UK for £12.49
Arctic sea ice gets thinner - 16/11/99
Radar plumbs buried Antarctic lake for life
World's biggest iceberg on the loose - 23/03/00
Cyber-sailors to survey oceans - 27/03/00
Seafloor 'chimney' recovered - 10/05/00
Mediterranean waters take a dive - 15/06/00
Tropical fish bask in Med's hot spots - 15/07/00 Scores of exotic species migrate from Red Sea and Atlantic as global warming pushes up temperature
Europe and US wrangle as great ice sheet melts - 22/07/00 New and alarming evidence produced by Nasa reveals increase in global warming
Falling sea level upsets theory of global warming - 06/08/00
North Pole ice 'turns to water' - 20/08/00
The Northwest Passage - without ice - 10/09/00
African dust 'killing Caribbean coral' - 23/09/00
Coral record reveals secrets of El Nino - 25/10/00
'Lost City' [Vast towers of mineral deposits] found on Atlantic floor - 14/12/00
Antarctic ice sheet shrinks 01/02/01
Coral reefs return to Caribbean - 27/03/01
Coastal erosion: The first UK map - 06/08/01
'Weaker' El Niño is coming - 29/08/01
New El Niño storm alert for Pacific - 30/08/01
Ten richest coral areas pinpointed - 14/02/02
Cold water conundrum cracked - 27/02/02
El Nino 2002: How big a punch?
Robot sub finds Antarctic food stash - 08/03/02
Tom and Jerry on weighty mission - 18/03/02 two satellites will investigate the Earth's shifting water masses and map their effects on the planet's gravity field
Twin probes to map Earth's gravity - 18/03/02
Baffling black blob floating near Florida - 27/03/02 Strange 'black water' may be type of algae
An end to cloudy days for ocean researchers - 27/06/02 Aqua
Aqua makes a splash - 28/06/02 The first images from the Aqua satellite, designed to study the world's water, give a stunning view of Earth
New type of ocean wave detected - 04/09/02
Return to the 'Lost City of Atlantis' - 17/04/03 black smokers
'Potato' Earth's deep secrets - 24/07/03
Oceans becoming more acidic - 24/09/03
Food 'conveyor belt' in southern ocean - 01/01/04
'Last chance' for Southern Ocean - 23/01/04
'Potato' Earth's deep secrets - 05/04/04
Ancient map captures ocean front - 05/05/04
Ancient life on cold-water corals - 04/06/04
Shifting sands explain 'lost' beach - 10/06/04
$14bn cost of protecting oceans - 15/06/04
Hunt seeks unique Arctic sealife - 24/06/04
Climate warning from the deep - 12/07/04
Freak waves spotted from space - 22/07/04
Science pinpoints Earth's 'hum' - 30/09/04
UK Navy releases tsunami images - 09/02/05
New Australian reefs discovered - 22/04/05
Deep-sea animal hunts with light - 11/07/05
'Milky seas' detected from space - 27/09/05
Ancient clues to ocean currents - 13/12/05
Past gives clue to climate impact - 05/01/06
Lost World (part two) found in the Caribbean - 14/02/06
Marine life treasure trove found - 14/02/06
New animal resembles furry lobster - 08/03/06
Sinister secret of snail's escape - 22/03/06
Doubt cast on 'ancient asexual' - 28/03/06
Deep ocean trawl nets new 'bugs' - 04/05/06
Thousands of microbes in one gulp - 31/07/06
Stunning finds of fish and coral - 18/09/06
Antarctic water world uncovered - 15/02/07
Antarctic 'treasure trove' found - 16/05/07
Robot sub explores giant canyon - 19/06/07
'Space arrow' to map Earth's tug - 27/07/07
Measuring sea level rise from space - 31/07/07
Swifter decline for coral reefs - 08/08/07
Ming the clam is 'oldest animal' - 28/10/07 at between 405 and 410 years old
Undersea slide set off giant flow - 22/11/07
Fast flying fish glides by ferry - 20/05/08
Ocean mission delivers first maps - 30/07/08
Live fish caught at record depth - 31/07/08
Pacific dives recover novel fish - 15/08/08
'Deepest ever' living fish filmed - 07/10/08
Hundreds of new marine species discovered: Australian scientists - 08/10/08
Octopuses share 'living ancestor' - 09/11/08
Google Earth dives under the sea - 02/02/09
Ice oceans 'are not poles apart' - 15/02/09 At least 235 marine species are living in both polar regions, despite being 12,000km apart
Deep sea corals may be oldest living marine organism - 24/03/09
Ocean Circulation Doesn't Work As Expected - 13/05/09
Iron isotopes as a tool in oceanography - 31/07/09
In pictures: Monsters of the deep - 23/11/09
Sea spiders and pom-pom anemones - 15/01/10
New picture of ancient ocean chemistry argues for chemically layered water - 11/02/10
Census discovers 5,000 marine species - 19/02/10
Investigating underwater waves - 05/03/10
Hawaiian submarine canyons are hotspots of biodiversity and biomass for seafloor animal communities - 07/04/10
Researchers discover source of essential nutrients for mid-ocean algae - 23/06/10
'Neglected' current could keep Europe warm - 27/04/11 Warm water in the Agulhas Current flows from the Indian Ocean into the Atlantic where it brings changes further north
The disappearing island in the Chesapeake Bay - 25/10/11
'Brinicle' ice finger of death filmed in Antarctic - 23/11/11
James Cameron close to diving to deepest ocean - 08/03/12
James Cameron back on surface after deepest ocean dive - 26/03/12
Ocean Surface Currents Video - 03/04/12
Warm ocean driving Antarctic ice loss - 25/04/12
Great Pacific Garbage Patch 'has increased 100-fold since the 1970s' - 09/05/12
Trenberth’s missing heat still missing: new paper shows a near flat ocean temperature trend – 0.09°C over the past 55 years - 16/05/12
Governments make 'pitiful' progress on oceans - 4/06/12
Why damming world's rivers is a tricky balancing act - 28/06/12
Vertical ship marks 50 years at sea - 02/07/12
Hidden Doggerland underworld uncovered in North Sea - 03/07/12
Blue holes of the Bahamas
Monitoring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - 26/07/12
Limits of Microbial Life in an Undersea Volcano: Third of Earth's Organisms Live in Rock and Sediments - 06/08/12
Vast volcanic 'raft' found in Pacific, near New Zealand - 10/08/12
Ancient Alteration of Seawater Chemistry Linked With Past Climate Change - 16/08/12
The Great Barrier Reef, a fragile empire - 17/08/12
Uranium from seawater idea boosted with shrimp shells - 22/08/12
Tsunami made worse by 'pop-up' of sediments - 24/08/12
Researchers sink to a new low in deep-sea drilling - 06/09/12
Measuring Salinity from Space - 11/09/12
Cuttlefish provide smart fashion tips - 12/09/12
Just 100 adult cod left in North Sea - 16/09/12
How the world’s oceans could be running out of fish - 21/09/12
North Atlantic 'Achilles heel' lets upper atmosphere affect the abyss - 23/09/12
Satellites trace sea level change - 24/09/12
Google adds coral reef panoramas to Street View maps - 26/09/12
Half of Great Barrier Reef coral lost in last 27 years - 02/10/12
Treasures of the deep. Oceans support our dwindling resources - 05/10/12
Study confirms sea-level rise is accelerating along northeast U.S. coast - 17/10/12
New, high-resolution global ocean circulation models identify trigger for Earth's last big freeze - 05/11/12
Meat-eating sponge dines 2 miles below ocean's surface - 09/11/12
Most Ocean Species Remain Undiscovered - 15/11/12
Rare Fossil Points to Toxic Oceans in Devonian Period - 16/11/12
Sea-level rise from polar ice melt finally quantified - 29/11/12 11mm over the past two decades - see imbie.org
Not a Google error? 'Phantom' Pacific island Sandy found on 136-year-old maps - 29/11/12
Gaze into the Great Blue Hole see Google Maps
World's biggest shellfish reef found in Britain - 27/12/12
Coral reefs: The ocean’s larder - 20/02/13
Deepest undersea vents discovered by UK team - 21/02/13
Mariana Trench: Deepest ocean 'teems with microbes' - 17/03/13
Arctic Ocean 'acidifying rapidly' - 06/05/13
Key to ocean life shows large regional variations - 19/07/13
Sea otter return boosts ailing seagrass in California - 26/08/13
Health of oceans 'declining fast' - 03/10/13
Pacific Ocean waters absorbing heat 15 times faster over past 60 years than in past 10,000 - 31/10/13
New analysis of ocean currents may solve eel mystery - 27/12/13
Deep sea creatures found off Rockall 'new to science' - 28/12/13
Salt-Water Fish Extinction Seen By 2048 - 11/02/14
New Hebrides trench: First look at unexplored deep sea - 02/03/14
Citizen science study to map the oceans' plankton - 10/03/14
Great white shark goes 'transatlantic' - 10/03/14
How have the storms affected the coast? National Trust
Ocean microbes display remarkable genetic diversity - 4/04/14
Nereus deep sea sub 'implodes' 10km-down - 12/05/14
El Nino's threat to major food crop yields - 15/05/14
Flight MH370: New search images reveal seabed details - 26/09/14
Satellites detect 'thousands' of new ocean-bottom mountains - 02/10/14
Mysterious 'green alien balls' wash up on Australian beach - 03/10/14
The Dutch boy mopping up a sea of plastic - 16/10/14
New record depth for deepest fish - 18/12/14
US sea level north of New York City 'jumped by 128mm' - 24/02/15
NASA sees a different kind of El Nino - 25/02/16






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