Stories about the physics, chemistry and geology of the oceans
New research from Princeton University reveals that phytoplankton can drift from one region of the ocean to “almost any other place on the globe” in less than a decade.
Mixing of Pacific and Atlantic fish due to climate change will affect food webs that have been established for millions of years and impact biodiversity in both regions.
“New research shows that sea ice in the Arctic draws large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere into the ocean.”
The 2010 eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull helped researchers study the relationship between iron in the oceans and CO2 in the atmosphere.
“It was one of the few cases where I hoped the science was wrong.”