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What is El Nino?

These images show sea surface topography and upper ocean temperature data from satellites and buoys. The height of the sea is represented by...

Whole Baked Trout with Herb Salsa

The View From Great Island This whole baked trout takes the intimidation out of cooking a whole fish. If it's your first time cooking your catch...

How does depth affect the color of marine animals?

The coloration of oceanic animals, shown as a function of depth. Did You Know? To study the color of deep-sea animals, scientists measure...

What are seamounts?

The New England seamounts make up the longest seamount chain in the North Atlantic, forming a southeast trending chain of underwater peaks running...

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...

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....

How does the ocean affect climate and weather on land?

Illustration of major ocean currents throughout the globe. Ocean currents act as conveyer belts of warm and cold water, sending heat toward the...

What are seamounts?

The New England seamounts make up the longest seamount chain in the North Atlantic, forming a southeast trending chain of underwater peaks running...

How has the ocean made life on land possible?

Phytoplankton - the foundation of the oceanic food chain. Image courtesy of the NOAA MESA Project. Humans and almost all other animals depend...
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How do living organisms produce light?

This short-nose greeneye fish exhibited green fluorescence under blue light. Image courtesy of Edie Widder, Operation Deep Scope 2004. <!-- Did You Know? Investigating...

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What is a narwhal?

Pod of narwhals, northern Canada, August 2005. Image courtesy of Kristin Laidre. Did You Know? In 2006-2007, scientists attached satellite-linked time-depth-temperature recorders to narwhals...

Are corals animals, plants, or something else?

Because corals are attached, taking root to the seafloor, people often think they are plants. Because many corals have hardened surfaces, they...

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...

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