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What is the Ring of Fire?

An explosion near the summit of West Mata volcano within the Lau Basin throws ash and rock, while molten lava glows below. The...

What causes ocean currents?

Currents are cohesive streams of seawater that circulate through the ocean. Some are short-lived and small, while others are vast flows that take...

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Washington's Premier Fishing Adventure Provider! Washington Tuna Charters We have been in service for over a decade but still consider ourselves the "new school" type of...
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How big is the Pacific Ocean?

Covering more than 30 percent of the Earth’s surface, the Pacific Ocean is the largest water mass on the planet. With a...

What is Sargassum?

Pelagic brown algae in the genus Sargassum. The berry-like structures are gas-filled bladders known as pneumatocysts, which provide buoyancy to the plant. Image...

Where do ocean waves come from?

A tsunami-detecting DART buoy, deployed by NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown in the Pacific ocean, bobs up and down amongst large surface waves....

What excavation tools do marine archaeologists use?

A team of research divers positions the end of a dredge hose for excavation of a site off Florida’s Gulf Coast during the...

What is an AUV?

The autonomous underwater vehicle Sentry is designed to dive as deep as 6,000 meters (19,685 feet). It is powered by more than 1,000 lithium-ion batteries...
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