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Air Pollution Over Asia Makes Pacific Storms More Intense

In the first study of its kind, scientists have compared air pollution rates from 1850 to 2000 and found that anthropogenic (man-made) particles from...

Into the abyss: Scientists explore one of Earth’s deepest ocean trenches

"Telepresence" capability will bring mysteries of The Deep to the computer screen What lives in the deepest part of the ocean--the abyss? A team of researchers...

How the West Gets Drier

New studies involving researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego project that human influences will lead to a drier world as...

More accurate data on thousands of years of climate change

Using a cutting-edge research technique, UCLA researchers have reconstructed the temperature history of a region that plays a major role in determining climate around...

What’s happened to the tsunami debris from Japan?

The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to...

Why winds explain the global warming hiatus

Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the...

Hawaii lab finds big nitrogen leap in Pacific due to climate...

The Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) has enabled...

Scientists to study Pacific Ocean’s ‘global chimney’

Although few people live in the Western tropical Pacific Ocean region, the remote waters there affect billions of people by shaping climate and air...

Related coral species differ in how they survive climate change effects

Ocean waters warming from climate change are placing coral reefs in jeopardy, but a new discovery suggests that two similar-looking coral species differ in...

Giant World War II aircraft-carrying submarine discovered off Oahu coast

A World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine, the I-400, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally scuttled by U.S. forces after its capture,...

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