Tiny yet stable magnetized particles created by microbes long ago could help scientists better determine the strength and orientation of ancient magnetic fields.
What scientists thought was a sunken Greek city turns out to be the fossils of an ancient hydrocarbon seep from several million years ago.
A new study may explain how supposedly buoyant oil from the huge 2010 oil spill coated corals and other organisms on the ocean floor.
Climate change has reconfigured Arctic ecosystems. A 5-year project focuses on the relationships among oceanographic conditions and the animals and other life-forms in this region.
Researchers working in caves in Borneo and elsewhere are finding evidence that biological processes shape many tropical caves by slowly eating away at surrounding rock.
Southern Ocean Dynamics and Biogeochemistry Workshop; Pasadena, California, 2–5 February 2015
Researchers document how past sea levels changes affected invertebrate health in coastal environments.
The ALOHA Cabled Observatory, located 100 kilometers north of Oahu, is enabling a variety of studies of the biology and physics of the deep ocean.
A researcher proposes a tectonic mechanism that could have helped drive one of the biggest evolutionary events in history: the Cambrian Explosion.
Reactive Transport Modeling Workshop;
Alexandria, Virginia, 13–15 April 2014