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Japan sets new ocean drilling record


September 7th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Chikyu, a scientific drilling vessel, established a world new record by boring deeper than 2,111 metres below the seafloor off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the ... Read more...

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Alga blooming in Antarctica can be seen from space


March 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian scientists have produced images from space which shows giant algae floating on the surface of Antarctica. It is not clear how the algae got there but ... Read more...

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China’s first icebreaker to be made by 2013


October 26th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) The construction of China's first domestically manufactured research vessel and icebreaker will be completed by the end of 2013, an official said.Built with an investment of ... Read more...

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Happy Feet Penguin seems to be heading the wrong way


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are keenly following the movement of the famous penguin Happy Feet. The animal was released into the Atlantic Ocean officials at the Wellington Zoo cared for ... Read more...

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Russia sends second team to support its Arctic claim


July 5th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's nuclear-powered icebreaker Rossiya will leave the port of Murmansk Tuesday to accompany the research vessel Academician Fyodorov on a second mission to determine the ... Read more...

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Antarctic icebergs help ocean absorb carbon dioxide


May 12th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Antarctic icebergs may be instrumental in boosting the growth of algae that absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and transfers it back into the deep sea through ... Read more...

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Russia to send mission to assess Sea of Japan nuclear contamination


April 16th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Friday announced an expedition to the Sea of Japan to assess the effects of the nuclear contamination.After a meeting with Russian Geographic ... Read more...

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Expedition to discover colour of the Atlantic Ocean


March 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): An international team of scientists have undertaken a seafaring expedition to find out the colour of the Atlantic Ocean.They want to discover the impact of misty clouds ... Read more...

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New deep-sea hot springs found in the Atlantic


October 8th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new hydrothermal vent 500 kilometres southwest of the Azores.Researchers from the MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences and the Max Planck Institute for Marine ... Read more...

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Researchers at the Gulf of Mexico say they’ve found layer of oil on seafloor


September 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – Researchers on Wednesday at the Gulf of Mexico said that they have found a layer of oil as thick as two inches coating the sea floor in ... Read more...

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CCEA approves acquisition of Ice-class research vessel


May 19th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19(ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the acquisition of an Ice-class Research Vessel at a total cost of Rs.490 crore.The vessel would be acquired ... Read more...

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Russian mini-subs to repeat dive in world’s deepest lake


February 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Russian mini-subs that have spent the past two summers researching Siberia's Lake Baikal will return to the depths of the world's deepest freshwater lake this summer, a ... Read more...

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Ocean research organisation to get research vessel soon


February 15th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) The Sindhu Sankalp, a research vessel acquired by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will be handed over to the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) within ... Read more...

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“Boat” could explore alien seas of Saturn’s moon Titan in future


December 21st, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): A scientific team is all set to submit to NASA a daring proposal to try to put a "boat" down on a sea of Saturn's moon Titan.According to ... Read more...

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Presence of plastic garbage in deep Pacific shocks scientists


August 28th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) The presence of a huge quantity of plastic garbage in a remote patch of Pacific ocean shocked scientists who have just completed an unprecedented journey to its least-explored ... Read more...

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Scientists discover extensive plastic debris in ‘great Pacific Ocean garbage patch’


August 28th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): In an exploration of the 'great Pacific Ocean garbage patch', scientists from the Scripps Environmental Accumulation of Plastic Expedition (SEAPLEX) have discovered extensive plastic debris floating 1,000 miles ... Read more...

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Researchers can now study how an ecosystem develops


August 7th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Last year when Alaska's Kasatochi volcano erupted, it sterilized and covered the small Aleutian island with a layer of ash. The eruption also provided a rare research opportunity: ... Read more...

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Team finds gold aboard ship that sank off Argentina


June 25th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 24 (EFE) A research vessel has said that the cargo of 9.5 tonnes of gold and silver being carried by a refitted Chilean fishing boat remains in the hold ... Read more...

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Air France plane experienced technical problems before crash (Lead)


June 6th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) Signals from the Air France jetliner that vanished over the Atlantic suggest that the aircraft experienced a number of technical breakdowns before it plunged into the sea, ... Read more...

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Deep-sea voyage uncovers several new species and thousands of fossilized coral samples


February 5th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists, on a month-long deep-sea voyage to a marine reserve near Tasmania, Australia, have found several new species and thousands of fossilized coral samples.The scientists, from the ... Read more...

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Scientists find active submarine volcanoes near Fiji


June 20th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A team of Australian and American scientists has found several huge active submarine volcanoes, spreading ridges and rift zones, northeast of Fiji.On the hunt for subsea volcanic ... Read more...

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Pacific coast is turning more acidic, determines new research


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): An international team of scientists surveying the waters of the continental shelf off the West Coast of North America has discovered that the Pacific coast is turning ... Read more...

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Marine metropolis discovered in underwater mountain range in New Zealand


May 19th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Scientists have captured the first images of Brittlestar City a marine metropolis, which has millions of starfish-like creatures, in a vast underwater mountain range south of New ... Read more...

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Scientists complete first drill into earthquake-generating region near Japan


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have completed the first stage of a plan to drill down into an earthquake-generating region near Japan, with the project seeing holes bored 1.4km into the ... Read more...

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Discovery of 2 billion year old rocks may shed light on mantle formation


April 12th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Geologists have unearthed ancient rocks from the ocean floor of the North Pole that date back to 2 billion years, which may shed light on the formation ... Read more...

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Fossilized deep-ocean corals might reveal ancient climate secrets


February 2nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists aboard the Southern Surveyor, a research vessel, have retrieved live and fossilized deep-ocean corals from a depth of 1,650 meters near the Tasman Fracture Zone, south-east of ... Read more...

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Evidence found for the breaking of 300 feet tall internal waves in oceans


January 23rd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Researchers have found the first evidence of giant internal waves partially breaking inside the oceans, using a 900-mile-long string of scientific instruments across a stretch of the open ... Read more...

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European Icebreaker ship may revolutionise ocean science


December 2nd, 2007 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December2 (ANI): European researchers are developing an unusual international ship with the ability to break the ice as it moves forward and astern and to port and starboard.The project was unveiled ... Read more...

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