Tag Archives: Ocean

30Oct/15

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captures photos of Saturn’s Geyser Moon

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft transmits images of Saturn’s icy, geologically active moon Enceladus, acquired during a dramatic flyby in which the probe passes about 30 miles (49 kilometers) above the moon’s south polar region.

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25May/15

Four years of study shows plankton is more than just whale food

Scientists from the Tara Ocean expedition unveil the most comprehensive analysis ever undertaken of the world’s ocean plankton, the tiny organisms that serve as food for marine creatures such as the blue whale, but also provide half the oxygen we breathe.

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24Feb/15

Carbon dioxide released by the ocean thousands of years ago may have ended the ice age

UK (Next Media) – Recent research conducted by the University of Southampton and published in Nature magazine suggests that carbon dioxide released from the ocean played a large role in ending the most recent ice age.
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