Contact with oil may make it harder for the fish to avoid additional exposure, creating a vicious cycle following offshore oil spills.
A new forecast predicts widespread hypoxia after a wet Midwest spring.
The cataclysmic Chicxulub impact roughly 66 million years ago spawned a tsunami that produced wave heights of several meters in distant waters, new simulations suggest.
Acoustically tracked floats drift far below the ocean’s surface, providing fresh discoveries about deep-sea currents. A new archive gathers decades’ worth of float data into a central repository.
A glider survey observed three small eddies embedded within a larger scale eddy associated with the Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s newest High Resolution Atmospheric Model captures the influence of intraseasonal oscillations on tropical cyclone activity.
Detailed analysis of acoustic reflections suggests that vertical mixing of oceanic water is enhanced at greater depths, thanks to weak stratification and the roughness of the seabed.
A simulation of oil and gas leakage during the Deepwater Horizon disaster finds that the main chemical dispersant used improved air quality for emergency responders.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management releases the highest-resolution bathymetry map of the region to date.
Oleander Workshop II: 25 Years of Operations; Narragansett, Rhode Island, 26–27 October 2016