Planet Ocean

Despite the names "Atlantic" and "Pacific," the ocean is one giant interconnected ecosystem. Learn about the systems that hold it together, from sea ice and volcanoes to currents and chemistry.

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If you think only men can helm research vessels to get their hands dirty and study ocean currents, you're wrong. This short film follows the mostly-female scientists of the R/V Knorr research ship on...
Ocean acidification is sometimes called “climate change’s equally evil twin,”...
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Hidden beneath Arctic ice is a world few have ever seen. Take the icy plunge...
For two months, Cassandra Brooks , a marine scientist with Stanford University...

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Sea ice is typically viewed as the domain of physical and natural scientists, the oceanographers, marine biologists, climate modelers, and navigators...
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At the entrance of most beaches, there is a bulletin board with notices about water conditions: maybe a faded sign warning...