Virtual particles released in the Labrador Current revealed that the westward penetration of the current into the shelf seas is inhibited by warm core rings emanating from the Gulf Stream.
fishing & fisheries
Machine Learning Helps Researchers Track Illegal Fishing
Using machine learning, researchers found that nearly 20% of high seas fishing could be unauthorized.
Harmful Algal Blooms: No Good, Just the Bad and the Ugly
Natural and human factors are leading to larger, more frequent, and longer-lasting algae blooms. Recent research is increasingly revealing the scope of the problem and informing potential responses.
The Shapes of Shrimp Farms Affect Their Groundwater Pollution
New findings may help decisionmakers optimize shrimp farm layouts, which could help improve coastal water quality.
Loss of Ocean Memory Has Implications from Forecasting to Conservation
New research indicates climate change may thin the mixed layer and contribute to a reduction of sea surface temperature anomalies.
Coastal Aquaculture Can Reduce Nutrient Transport
High-resolution simulations of China’s Sanggou Bay show that suspended aquaculture alters hydrodynamics and weakens transport of nutrients to the area from offshore bottom water.
Dungeness Crab at Risk from Multiple Climate-Related Stressors
The lucrative Dungeness crab fishery is at risk because of the combined effects of projected climate-related habitat changes: lower oxygen, warming temperature, and increased acidity.
The Benefits of Better Ocean Weather Forecasting
Improvements in our ability to forecast oceanic conditions weeks to months in advance will help communities, industries, and other groups prepare amid a changing climate.
The “Internet of Things” Boosts Agricultural Livelihoods in India
New technology is bringing better connectivity to remote areas, helping farmers improve crop yields and allowing fisherfolk to venture more safely out into the sea.