Haunted by Hurricanes
Hurricanes are powerful storms that can cause devastating damage when they hit the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:03
Hot, Cold, Fresh, Salty
An observer on the seashore may make the mistake of thinking that all ocean...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:39
Who Moved the Beach?
Coastal erosion is a natural process that sweeps large sections of land out to sea....
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:22
This blue-green microbe called a cyanobacterium was likely the first photosynthetic...
Tardigrades, which are usually less than 1 mm long, can be found in almost every...
A Microbial Reef
This photograph from a scanning electron micrograph shows the plastisphere up...
Like a cake, the ocean has different layers—each with its own characteristics....
In the ocean, microscopic forms of algae, known as dinoflagellates, can "bloom"...