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The Salt Pans
The Mediterranean is super salty due to intense evaporation. Here, locals in...
The Ekman Spiral
As wind blows over the surface layer of water, friction between the two pulls the...
Currents on the ocean surface are driven by wind, temperature, gravity, and the...
Robotic Ocean Explorer
This is the world’s first unmanned, underwater robot—or “glider”—to cross...
Wed, 12/08/2010 - 12:08
Map of the Ross Sea
The Ross Sea, a 1.9 million square mile (3.6 million square km) stretch of ocean...