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Oceanography

Arctic Ocean ‘regime shift’

A 'regime shift' is happening in the Arctic Ocean, Stanford scientists say Scientists at Stanford University have discovered a surprising shift in the Arctic Ocean. Exploding blooms of phytoplankton, the tiny algae at the base of a food…

A new look at deep-sea microbes

UD study looks at life inside and outside of seafloor hydrocarbon seepsCredit: Graphic by Jeffrey C. Chase Microbial cells are found in abundance in marine sediments beneath the ocean and make up a significant amount of the total

Stress testing ‘coral in a box’

Credit: Christian Voolstra Coral death is impacting oceans worldwide as a consequence of climate change. The concern is that corals cannot keep pace with the rate of ocean warming. In particular, because a temperature increase