Understanding changing conditions in the south polar oceans during the warm late Pliocene period may help predict the impact of contemporary warming.
Early-career scientists aboard the 2016 UNOLS Chief Scientist Training Cruise explored recently reactivated underwater methane seeps in the San Diego Trough.
Carbon isotope data suggest an alternative source of nutrients to the Eastern Equatorial Pacific during glacial periods.
Researchers use dissolved silicon concentrations to map out how currents may have changed millennia ago in the Pacific.
Laboratories outside Japan have validated the results. Marine radioactivity levels from the nuclear disaster have fallen, but questions remain years after the meltdown.
When volcanic mountains slide into the sea, they trigger tsunamis. How big are these waves, and how far away can they do damage? Ritter Island provides some answers.
Scientists create a 66-year data record to shed light on the role of El Niño in the California Current System’s shifting temperatures.
East Asia’s Black Current may have rerouted in the past 10,000 years or so.
Despite avian distractions and dreadful weather, a research cruise to map the seafloor off Alaska revealed new insights into the Queen Charlotte Fault.
A recent volcanic eruption near Tonga in the southwest Pacific created a new island, giving scientists a rare opportunity to explore the volcanic record of this remote region.