ocean sciences

Earth’s oldest crater found in Greenland


June 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Geo-scientists have stumbled upon a vast, 100 km-wide crater in Greenland resulting from a massive asteroid hit a billion years before any other known collision on ... Read more...

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Over 200 fish species get Malayalam names


September 30th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) More than 200 varieties of fresh water fish in Kerala were Friday re-christened with vernacular names in an effort to maintain a data base of ... Read more...

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Ocean circulation changes ‘more dramatic than previously thought’


January 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study from Cardiff University has revealed that ocean circulation changes this winter may have been more dramatic than previously thought.The study found that as the last ... Read more...

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Short-term weather extremes, not warming, driving Greenland ice sheet flow: Study


December 9th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): A University of British Columbia study has revealed that sudden changes in the volume of melt water contribute more to the acceleration - and eventual loss - of ... Read more...

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India to join hands with global groups for monsoon forecast


July 28th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India will collaborate with international organizations to develop a single weather forecast system in a bid to provide accurate monsoon predictions, officials announced Tuesday. "We will be working ... Read more...

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Century of whaling has released 100 mln tonnes of CO2, say scientists


February 27th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have said that a century of whaling may have released more than 100 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere.Whales store carbon within their ... Read more...

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Declining CO2 levels helped in Antarctic formation 34 million years ago


September 14th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): In a major research study, the link between declining carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the earth's atmosphere and the formation of the Antarctic ice caps some 34 million ... Read more...

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Falling carbon dioxide formed the Antarctic ice-cap


September 14th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) The link between declining carbon dioxide levels and the formation of Antarctic ice caps some 34 million years ago has been established in a major research study. A ... Read more...

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Scientists find undersea volcano has grown a massive cone


May 6th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Marine scientists, on an expedition to an erupting undersea volcano near the Island of Guam, have discovered that it appears to be continuously active, has grown a new ... Read more...

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Soap-like foam produced by red tide algae caused American seabird deaths in 2007


February 21st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Intensive investigation by scientists has determined that a massive red tide bloom of marine algae had produced a foamy soap-like substance that stripped the natural waterproofing from ... Read more...

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Trapped water cause of regular tremors under Vancouver Island in Canada


January 1st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada have attributed regular tremors under Vancouver Island to trapped water in a portion of the fault area.The ... Read more...

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Saharan dust storms help sustain life in North Atlantic Ocean


July 19th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): A new research carried out by scientists at the University of Liverpool in the UK, has found how Saharan dust storms help sustain life over extensive regions ... Read more...

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The longest-lived animal is a sea clam


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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