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Online tool aids oil-spill response

Chemical oceanographer Sue Saupe said in 1990 and 1991, when she studied the long-term impact of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, she had trouble...
Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

...patterns also bring more acidic deep-ocean water to the surface, the agency said.Co-lead author of the study, NOAA oceanographer Jeremy Mathis, said the goal was to try to quantify the potential risk and impacts from ocean acidification, a question...
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...months, showing the wind was causing the changes to temperature, not the other way around.James Overland, a research oceanographer at the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, said the study reinforced findings that the North Pacific has a lot...
A king without a crown: Chinook vulnerable to ocean forces

...king salmon production. In an Oct. 24 article the New York Times reported emissions from the damaged plant are such that oceanographer Michio Aoyama believes "radioactive cesium 137 may now be leaking into the Pacific at a rate of about 30 billion becquerels...
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Sunk, but undefeated, NYC man faces Atlantic again

...trials in the Canary Islands to make sure everything is working.He's also getting support throughout the trip from an oceanographer, Jenifer Clark, and meteorologist, Dane Clark, a husband-and-wife team in Maryland whose previous clients have included...
Bering Sea offers hope for right whales

...thought the rarest whales in the world, virtually extinct across their former range in the North Pacific Ocean. Yet as oceanographer Cynthia Tynan and others motored in a skiff across a glassy Bering Sea on a summer evening four years ago, they were amazed...
Got bots?: From Kachemak Bay to Gulf of Mexico, robots scour the sea

...with a set of joysticks on a movable console. "This is one area where playing video games will get you a day job," said oceanographer Mark Benfield. He studies marine life in the Gulf of Mexico with an industrial robot used to repair oil rigs. His work...
Arctic research vessel christened

...routes."There's going to be a lot of new information that comes from this vessel," said Terry Whitledge, a chemical oceanographer at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, which will operate the vessel.Marinette Marine has completed 75 percent of the...
A shore eyesore

...marine debris comes from what Curtis Ebbesmeyer the Seattle oceanographer famous for tracking marine debris calls "the eastern garbage...than risk slipping on wet logs. Ebbesmeyer, the Seattle oceanographer famous for tracking marine debris, says that every piece...
Tide driven: Exhibit explores Kachemak waters

...tide. "It's nice to see it physically. Oh, that's what 28 vertical feet means," said Kris Holdereid, a physical oceanographer and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration director of the Kasitsna Bay Laboratory. Another exhibit that opened...


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