Seafloor

The Ocean: Endlessly Interesting

You may have surfed in water thousands of years old<p>Have you ever, even for the briefest of moments, thought about the age of the water in which …

Surfing

Danone invests in firm selling bottled water from ocean floor

Water comes from a deep ocean current off the coast of Hawaii and is desalinated using reverse osmosis<p>Evian and Volvic owner Danone has put money into a Hawaiian bottled water from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, showing the depths multinationals will now go to in the quest for more revenue<p>The …

News (U.S.)

Beneath Antarctica's Sea Ice, Scientists Discover a Rapidly Changing World

Whoever you are, whatever you do, your job is almost certainly boring as hell compared with the researchers who spent the last six weeks diving …

Environment

Earthquake, Tsunami Danger In Pacific Northwest Likely Increased By Seafloor Sediments: Study

The Northwest Pacific region of the country faces an increased danger of both a devastating earthquake and a damaging tsunami, thanks to its location …

Earthquakes

Expedition to study NZ’s largest earthquake fault

An ambitious scientific expedition involving 30 scientists from around the world leaves Perth next week bound for the East Coast of the North Island. …

New Zealand News

LARGEST STRUCTURE ON EARTH..FOUND ON OCEAN FLOOR

With the aid of Google Maps, UFO enthusiasts have discovered what appears to be a massive anomaly, what some are referring to as a “giant pyramid” …

Pacific Ocean

A Group of Industrious Clownfish Work Together to Move a Coconut Shell Across the Ocean Floor

In a stunning clip from the BBC Earth series <i>Blue Planet II</i>, a group of beautiful and industrious clownfish banded together to move a halved coconut …

Ocean Exploration

Take an adventure to the ocean floor in this $2.2 million three-person submarine

For $599 a person, this submarine takes two guests 984 feet deep into the ocean. It's a special excursion offered through the Crystal Esprit cruise.

Ocean Exploration

Answers to the world's 'oldest water' found in the deep blue north Pacific

Those trying to communicate across the seas using a message in a bottle had better hope it doesn't get caught in a patch of stagnant water in the …

Oceans

Alarm at seabed destruction from SA phosphate mining

The Department of Mineral Resources has granted three prospecting rights over vast areas of the sea floor that could signal the start of a mining …

Environment

Rescuing a 199-million-year-old ammonite graveyard | Natural History Museum

Scientists saved scientifically important slabs from an ammonite fossil bed after they were damaged by storms.<p>The rock bed at Lyme Regis in Dorset is …

UK Universities

How Old Is the Ocean Floor?

The youngest crust of the ocean floor can be found near the seafloor spreading centers, or mid-ocean ridges. As the plates split apart, magma rises …

Geology

Asia's largest dredging vessel begins water tests - Xinhua

NANJING, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese-made dredging vessel, the largest of its kind in Asia, started water testing in east China's Jiangsu Province …

News (China)

New map highlights Greenland glaciers at risk of accelerated melting

Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Greenland's glaciers are more vulnerable to accelerated melting than previously thought, according to new maps detailing the contours …

Greenland

Underwater network hunts for mysterious slow quakes

On a dimly lit loading dock at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City, geophysicist Víctor Cruz-Atienza heaves the lid …

Earthquakes

A piece of Canadian history, for sale to the highest bidder

Canada is selling its last inshore coastal surveyor ship, the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Matthew, in an auction that closes on Friday with a minimum …

Canadian News

New twist in search for missing MH 370

<b>Video by Time</b><p>A Houston company is negotiating to conduct a private search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, after three governments failed in …

Aviation

MH370 Search May Not Be Over

The best students know the areas on which they need to work. That's information an instructor needs to know. More<p>Only a few entries we could use this …

Aviation

Newly-discovered hermit crab species uses living coral as shells

For the first time ever, a hermit crab has been documented to have found its “forever” home. Off the coast of Japan, a new species of the crab has …

Biological Species

MH370: Malaysia decides on US company Ocean Infinity to resume search for missing aircraft

The Malaysian Government has confirmed it has chosen a company to begin a new search for MH370 and is now negotiating the terms of the deal.<p>It has …

Australian News

It's not just cows: unlikely climate change culprits are lurking on the seafloor

Cows have a bad reputation when it comes to climate change because they produce epic amounts of methane gas. The problem has inspired scientists to …

Baltic Sea

Scientists develop shape-shifting 'skin' that would give robots the ultimate camouflage

Humans might think that we have a pretty good handle on camouflage, but in the grand scheme of things we're really just amateurs. A sniper in a ghillie suit might be able to blend into a bush, but when it comes to adapting your look on the fly, octopuses and cuttlefish absolutely put human efforts …

Robots

Scientists develop shape-shifting ‘skin’ that would give robots the ultimate camouflage

Humans might think that we have a pretty good handle on camouflage, but in the grand scheme of things we’re really just amateurs. A sniper in a …

Science

NASA finds possible ‘crater of life’ on Mars

A recent discovery made by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows the evidence of ancient sea-floor hydrothermal deposits that may offer …

Planets

Dead zone off Central Oregon Coast

It stretches from Newport to Florence.

Oceans

Trawling for insights about the North West shelf - ECOS

Following decades of heavy trawling off the north-west shelf of Australia in the 1970s and 1980s, researchers will assess how the region has …

Oceans

Scientists Suspect Martian 'Cradle of Life' Is This Ancient Seafloor

Sometimes life just needs "rocks, heat, and water."<p>By on<p>Filed Under Environment, NASA & Space Science<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Mars is a …

Planets

Report on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 concludes plane will likely never be found

“It is almost inconceivable and certainly societally unacceptable in the modern aviation era with 10 million passengers boarding commercial aircraft …

Aviation

Failed MH370 search over 1000 days

October 3, 2017 9:53AM<p>MORE than 1000 days were spent looking for missing flight MH370 with no success, but authorities say they now have a better …

Aviation

ATSB 'last' report on MH370 highlights data on pilots flight simulator

What could have caused the captain of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, to have entered data points over the southern Indian Ocean …

Aviation