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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Hidden beneath Arctic ice is a world few have ever seen. Take the icy plunge with a team of ice-loving scientists.
For two months, Cassandra Brooks , a marine scientist with Stanford University...
How will changes in temperature affect glaciers and ice sheets? Dr. Sarah Das...
A fleet of underwater floats called Argo is deployed at more than 3,000 spots...

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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...