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.
The results of new simulations that account for internal climate variability contrast with previous projections of how this vital West Coast current will respond to anthropogenic warming.
An international seismological collaboration in Kamchatka, Russia, investigates the driving forces of one of the world’s largest, most active volcano clusters.
How measurements from a glider deployed off the coast of Peru are contributing to a much-needed long time-series data set.
A new study tracks two ocean eddies passing over the Pacific Ocean's Izu-Ogasawara Ridge.
A warm period unexpectedly boosted some species of fish larvae off the coast of Mexico.