Topic: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
The study of Columbia Glacier shows the first detailed observation of a glacier undergoing a transition from grounded to floating.
07/16/2010 02:33 pm
The BP oil spill is a unique event, so scientists are converging on the Gulf to try to understand how best to combat deep-sea oil spills and what effects they have on the environment.
05/27/2010 06:58 pm
NASA discusses trip to Mars to bring back rock and soil samples back to Earth. Here, they could be analyzed for fossilized traces of alien bacteria.
05/19/2010 09:02 am
The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is far different than the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska. The complex marine environment has currents and eddies that could carry the oil anywhere in the Gulf.
05/15/2010 10:33 am
Avid sailor and educator Mary Crowley is recruiting help to clean up the North Pacific Trash Gyre, a 'garbage patch' of plastic and other trash in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
05/10/2010 01:23 pm
The magnitude 7.2 Mexico earthquake on Sunday, centered in northern Baja California, did not inflict nearly the damage that the 7.0 earthquake did in Haiti. Credit quake-resistant building standards and, perhaps, the distance of population centers from the epicenters.
04/05/2010 06:37 pm
A report Tuesday on the latest climate-change research shows emissions rising quickly and ice caps melting faster than projected. The report comes amid a controversy over hacked scientists’ e-mails that some say point to a global warming hoax.
11/25/2009 12:00 am
The story of the hacked global warming e-mails continues to unfold with new developments and lots of divergent opinions on what they mean, or don't mean.
11/23/2009 12:00 am
Scientists want to learn much more aobut the ocean than they currently know. So they're developing tiny robots to go underwater and observe.
11/13/2009 12:00 am
Complex data, distilled and delivered in real time, could shed light on a global issue.
10/26/2009 01:00 am