What Drives Ocean Currents?
Students will gain an understanding of how water density and salinity affect ocean...
Wed, 11/11/2020 - 10:14
Ups and Downs
The rise and fall of the ocean tides is a predictable phenomenon influenced by the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:51
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...
Currents, Waves, and Tides
Looking toward the sea from land, it may appear that the ocean is a stagnant place....
Robotic Ocean Explorer
This is the world’s first unmanned, underwater robot—or “glider”—to cross...
Wed, 12/08/2010 - 12:08