The collective name for the islands of the Pacific Ocean northeast of Australia, including NEW CALEDONIA; VANUATU; New Hebrides, Solomon Islands, Admiralty Islands, Bismarck Archipelago, FIJI, etc. Melanesia (from the Greek melas, black + nesos, island) is so called from the black color of the natives who are generally considered to be descended originally from the Negroid Papuans and the Polynesians or Malays. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p748 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p344)
A republic consisting of an island group in Melanesia, in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Port-Vila. It was called New Hebrides until 1980. It was discovered in 1606 by the Portuguese, forgotten for 160 years, then visited by Bougainville in 1768 and Captain Cook in 1774. It was under joint British and French administration from 1906 until it became independent in 1980 under the name of Vanuatu. The name is native, meaning our land. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p833 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p570)
A country consisting of the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and adjacent islands, including New Britain, New Ireland, the Admiralty Islands, and New Hanover in the Bismarck Archipelago; Bougainville and Buka in the northern Solomon Islands; the D'Entrecasteaux and Trobriand Islands; Woodlark (Murua) Island; and the Louisiade Archipelago. It became independent on September 16, 1975. Formerly, the southern part was the Australian Territory of Papua, and the northern part was the UN Trust Territory of New Guinea, administered by Australia. They were administratively merged in 1949 and named Papua and New Guinea, and renamed Papua New Guinea in 1971.
A broad class of substances encompassing all those that do not include carbon and its derivatives as their principal elements. However, carbides, carbonates, cyanides, cyanates, and carbon disulfide are included in this class.
Any negative tradition or behavior that is generally regarded as harmful to social welfare and forbidden within a cultural or social group.
A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289)
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
The study of the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of organisms which inhabit the OCEANS AND SEAS.
A genus of marine planktonic CYANOBACTERIA in the order PROCHLOROPHYTES. They lack PHYCOBILISOMES and contain divinyl CHLOROPHYLL, a and b.
Common name for various species of large, vigorous ocean fishes in the family Scombridae.
Places for cultivation and harvesting of fish, particularly in sea waters. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A group of elongate elasmobranchs. Sharks are mostly marine fish, with certain species large and voracious.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
A group comprised of several species of aquatic carnivores in different genera, in the family Otariidae. In comparison to FUR SEALS, they have shorter, less dense hair.
Collective behavior of an aggregate of individuals giving the appearance of unity of attitude, feeling, and motivation.
Movement of a part of the body for the purpose of communication.
Large, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the cat family FELIDAE, species Panthera leo. They are found in Africa and southern Asia.
Non-frontal low-pressure systems over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection and definite pattern of surface wind circulation.
Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.
City in Orleans Parish (county), largest city in state of LOUISIANA. It is located between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain.
An independent Federal agency established in 1958. It conducts research for the solution of problems of flight within and outside the Earth's atmosphere and develops, constructs, tests, and operates aeronautical and space vehicles. (From U.S. Government Manual, 1993)
Assistance, such as money, food, or shelter, given to the needy, aged, or victims of disaster. It is usually granted on a temporary basis. (From The American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed)
Travel beyond the earth's atmosphere.
Members of spacecraft crew including those who travel in space, and those in training for space flight. (From Webster, 10th ed; Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 3d ed)
A group of islands in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, the three main islands being St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John. The capital is Charlotte Amalie. Before 1917 the U.S. Virgin Islands were held by the Danish and called the Danish West Indies but the name was changed when the United States acquired them by purchase.
Either of two diseases resulting from fungal infection of the hair shafts. Black piedra occurs mainly in and on the hairs of the scalp and is caused by Piedraia hortae; white piedra occurs in and on the hairs of the scalp, beard, moustache and genital areas and is caused by Trichosporon species.
Animal behavior associated with the nest; includes construction, effects of size and material; behavior of the adult during the nesting period and the effect of the nest on the behavior of the young.
The class of true jellyfish, in the phylum CNIDARIA. They are mostly free-swimming marine organisms that go through five stages in their life cycle and exhibit two body forms: polyp and medusa.
A French overseas department on the northeast coast of South America. Its capital is Cayenne. It was first settled by the French in 1604. Early development was hindered because of the presence of a penal colony. The name of the country and the capital are variants of Guyana, possibly from the native Indian Guarani guai (born) + ana (kin), implying a united and interrelated race of people. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p418 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p195)
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
Sudden slips on a fault, and the resulting ground shaking and radiated seismic energy caused by the slips, or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the earth. Faults are fractures along which the blocks of EARTH crust on either side have moved relative to one another parallel to the fracture.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.
The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.
A method of separation of two or more substances by repeated distribution between two immiscible liquid phases that move past each other in opposite directions. It is a form of liquid-liquid chromatography. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
A chronobiologic disorder resulting from rapid travel across a number of time zones, characterized by insomnia or hypersomnolence, fatigue, behavioral symptoms, headaches, and gastrointestinal disturbances. (From Cooper, Sleep, 1994, pp593-8)
Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.
Relations of an individual, association, organization, hospital, or corporation with the publics which it must take into consideration in carrying out its functions. Publics may include consumers, patients, pressure groups, departments, etc.
Pollutants, present in soil, which exhibit radioactivity.
The provision of monetary resources including money or capital and credit; obtaining or furnishing money or capital for a purchase or enterprise and the funds so obtained. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed.)
Uranium. A radioactive element of the actinide series of metals. It has an atomic symbol U, atomic number 92, and atomic weight 238.03. U-235 is used as the fissionable fuel in nuclear weapons and as fuel in nuclear power reactors.

Diversity of dissimilatory bisulfite reductase genes of bacteria associated with the deep-sea hydrothermal vent polychaete annelid Alvinella pompejana. (1/662)

A unique community of bacteria colonizes the dorsal integument of the polychaete annelid Alvinella pompejana, which inhabits the high-temperature environments of active deep-sea hydrothermal vents along the East Pacific Rise. The composition of this bacterial community was characterized in previous studies by using a 16S rRNA gene clone library and in situ hybridization with oligonucleotide probes. In the present study, a pair of PCR primers (P94-F and P93-R) were used to amplify a segment of the dissimilatory bisulfite reductase gene from DNA isolated from the community of bacteria associated with A. pompejana. The goal was to assess the presence and diversity of bacteria with the capacity to use sulfate as a terminal electron acceptor. A clone library of bisulfite reductase gene PCR products was constructed and characterized by restriction fragment and sequence analysis. Eleven clone families were identified. Two of the 11 clone families, SR1 and SR6, contained 82% of the clones. DNA sequence analysis of a clone from each family indicated that they are dissimilatory bisulfite reductase genes most similar to the dissimilatory bisulfite reductase genes of Desulfovibrio vulgaris, Desulfovibrio gigas, Desulfobacterium autotrophicum, and Desulfobacter latus. Similarities to the dissimilatory bisulfite reductases of Thermodesulfovibrio yellowstonii, the sulfide oxidizer Chromatium vinosum, the sulfur reducer Pyrobaculum islandicum, and the archaeal sulfate reducer Archaeoglobus fulgidus were lower. Phylogenetic analysis separated the clone families into groups that probably represent two genera of previously uncharacterized sulfate-reducing bacteria. The presence of dissimilatory bisulfite reductase genes is consistent with recent temperature and chemical measurements that documented a lack of dissolved oxygen in dwelling tubes of the worm. The diversity of dissimilatory bisulfite reductase genes in the bacterial community on the back of the worm suggests a prominent role for anaerobic sulfate-reducing bacteria in the ecology of A. pompejana.  (+info)

Pathogenicity of Ichthyophonus hoferi for laboratory-reared Pacific herring Clupea pallasi and its early appearance in wild Puget Sound herring. (2/662)

Laboratory-reared pathogen-free Pacific herring were exposed to pure cultures of Ichthyophonus hoferi, and reproduced the disease seen in naturally infected fish--thus fulfilling Koch's Postulates. Pathogen-free herring used in this study were reared from artificially spawned eggs incubated in filtered, UV-sterilized seawater, eliminating the variables associated with multiple infections, which are common in wild herring. Wild free-ranging herring were captured monthly from June through October by dip net from 'herring balls' located in the northern Puget Sound. I. hoferi infections were identified in these fish soon after metamorphoses, about 4 mo post-hatch. The prevalence increased from 5 to 6% in 0-yr fish to 24% in 1-yr-old fish to 50 to 70% in fish over 2 yr old, with no associated increase in mortality. The route of natural transmission to wild herring was not determined, but carnivorous fish became infected and died when they were experimentally fed tissues infected with the organism. In vitro culture of tissues was the most sensitive method for identifying both clinical and subclinical infections.  (+info)

Non-purulent meningoencephalomyelitis of a Pacific striped dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens). The first evidence of morbillivirus infection in a dolphin at the Pacific Ocean around Japan. (3/662)

On March 22, 1998, a mature, male, hyposthenic Pacific striped dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) was stranded at Aoshima Beach in Miyazaki prefecture, Japan. A necropsy performed 14 hr after death revealed mild diffuse congestion and edema of the leptomeninges and mild pulmonary atelectasis. Histopathologically, non-purulent inflammatory were observed throughout the cerebrum, thalamus, midbrain, pons, medulla oblongata, and spinal cord. Hematoxylin and eosin stain revealed no viral inclusion bodies. Immunohistochemistry using a monoclonal antibody against nucleoprotein of canine distemper virus (CDV-NP) revealed a number of CDV-NP-positive granular deposits in the cytoplasm and cell processes of the degenerating or intact neurons. The present paper is a first report of spontaneously occurred morbillivirus infection in a dolphin at the Pacific Ocean around Japan.  (+info)

Diversity of nitrous oxide reductase (nosZ) genes in continental shelf sediments. (4/662)

Diversity of the nitrous oxide reductase (nosZ) gene was examined in sediments obtained from the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean continental shelves. Approximately 1,100 bp of the nosZ gene were amplified via PCR, using nosZ gene-specific primers. Thirty-seven unique copies of the nosZ gene from these marine environments were characterized, increasing the nosZ sequence database fourfold. The average DNA similarity for comparisons between all 49 variants of the nosZ gene was 64% +/- 10%. Alignment of the derived amino acid sequences confirmed the conservation of important structural motifs. A highly conserved region is proposed as the copper binding, catalytic site (CuZ) of the mature protein. Phylogenetic analysis demonstrated three major clusters of nosZ genes, with little overlap between environmental and culture-based groups. Finally, the two non-culture-based gene clusters generally corresponded to sampling location, implying that denitrifier communities may be restricted geographically.  (+info)

Methanococcus vulcanius sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic methanogen isolated from East Pacific Rise, and identification of Methanococcus sp. DSM 4213T as Methanococcus fervens sp. nov. (5/662)

An autotrophic, hyperthermophilic methanogen (M7T) was isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal chimney sample collected on the East Pacific Rise at a depth of 2600 m. The coccoid-shaped cells are flagellated and exhibit a slight tumbling motility. The temperature range for growth at pH 6.5 was 49-89 degrees C, with optimum growth at 80 degrees C. The optimum pH for growth was 6.5, and the optimum NaCl concentration for growth was around 25 g l-1. The new isolate used H2 and CO2 as the only substrates for growth and methane production. Tungsten, selenium and yeast extract stimulated growth significantly. In the presence of CO2 and H2, the organism reduced elemental sulphur to hydrogen sulphide. Growth was inhibited by chloramphenicol and rifampicin, but not by ampicillin, kanamycin, penicillin and streptomycin. The G + C content of the genomic DNA was 31 mol%. As determined by 16S rDNA gene sequence analysis, this organism was closely related to Methanococcus jannaschii strain JAL-1T. However, despite the high percentage of similarity between their 16S rDNA sequences (97.1%), the DNA-DNA hybridization levels between these strains were less than 5%. On the basis of these observations and physiological traits, it is proposed that this organism should be placed in a new species, Methanococcus vulcanius. The type strain is M7T (= DSM 12094T). During the course of this study, the 16S rDNA sequence analysis placed Methanococcus sp. strain AG86T (= DSM 4213T) as a close relative of M. jannaschii strain JAL-1T. However, the weak level of DNA-DNA hybridization with this strain (< 10%) allowed the proposal that strain AG86T also constitutes a new species, Methanococcus fervens.  (+info)

Rapid identification of hyperthermophilic methanococci isolated from deep-sea hydrothermal vents. (6/662)

16S rDNAs amplified by PCR from 22 hyperthermophilic methanococci isolated from deep-sea hydrothermal vents were compared with those of the six type strains of the genus Methanococcus by RFLP analysis. Restriction fragments obtained with Haelli enabied four of the type species to be distinguished. Restrictions with HhaI, BstUI and MspI were necessary to differentiate Methanococcus jannaschii and Methanococcus fervens. The results indicate that the 16S rDNA PCR-RFLP method provides a rapid and reliable tool for the identification of newly isolated hyperthermophilic Methanococcus spp.  (+info)

Climate and satellite indicators to forecast Rift Valley fever epidemics in Kenya. (7/662)

All known Rift Valley fever virus outbreaks in East Africa from 1950 to May 1998, and probably earlier, followed periods of abnormally high rainfall. Analysis of this record and Pacific and Indian Ocean sea surface temperature anomalies, coupled with satellite normalized difference vegetation index data, shows that prediction of Rift Valley fever outbreaks may be made up to 5 months in advance of outbreaks in East Africa. Concurrent near-real-time monitoring with satellite normalized difference vegetation data may identify actual affected areas.  (+info)

Epizootiology of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus in Pacific herring from the spawn-on-kelp fishery in Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA. (8/662)

Both the prevalence and tissue titer of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV) increased in Pacific herring Clupea pallasi following their introduction into net pens (pounds) used in the closed pound spawn-on-kelp (SOK) fishery in Prince William Sound, Alaska. VHSV was also found in water samples from inside and outside the SOK pounds after herring had been confined for several days; however, water samples taken near wild free-ranging, spawning herring either failed to test positive or tested weakly positive for virus. Little or no virus was found in tissue samples from free-ranging, spawning herring captured from the vicinity of the pounds, nor did the prevalence of VHSV increase following spawning as it did in impounded herring. The data indicated that increased prevalences of VHSV were correlated with confinement of herring for the closed pound SOK fishery and that infection was spread within the pounds through waterborne exposure to virus particles originating from impounded fish. In addition, pounds containing predominantly young fish had higher prevalences of VHSV, suggesting that older fish may be partially immune, perhaps as a result of previous infection with the virus. Operation of SOK pounds during spawning seasons in which young herring predominate may amplify the disease and possibly exacerbate the population fluctuations observed in wild herring stocks.  (+info)

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N-2 fixation has been understudied in marine environments outside of the subtropical and tropical oceans and where water temperatures are typically below 20-25 degrees C. We identified nifH phylotypes and measured N-2 fixation rates under ambient conditions ( maximum of 19 degrees C) in water collected 750 km off the coast of California in oligotrophic waters of the North Pacific Ocean ( 34 degrees N, 129 degrees W). Near- surface N-2 fixation rates averaged 0.25 +/- 0.05 nmol N L-1 d(-1) for 24 incubation bottles. Despite low ambient concentrations of iron (, 0.1 nmol L-1) and phosphorus (, 0.3 mu mol L-1), N-2 fixation rates were unaffected by iron and phosphorus amendments. Using reverse transcription - quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT- QPCR) methodology, we estimated transcript abundance and patterns of expression for several unicellular diazotrophs, including the group A phylotype, which showed the highest daily mRNA abundances. The N-2-fixing assemblage extended to 60-80 m depth, ...
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Habitat selection and life history patterns were compared among three species of small cetaceans in the central North Pacific Ocean: Dalls porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli), northern right whale dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis) and Pacific white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens). Biological samples and fisheries data used for analysis of habitat preferences were obtained by observers monitoring Japanese high seas squid driftnet operations between 36$\sp\circ$N and 46$\sp\circ$N, and 152$\sp\circ$E and 150$\sp\circ$W during 1990 and 1991. Supplementary data used for analysis of Dalls porpoise life history were collected between 46$\sp\circ$N and 53$\sp\circ$N and 168$\sp\circ$E and 175$\sp\circ$E in the Japanese salmon mothership fishery from 1981 to 1987.The main objective was to determine if habitat partitioning mechanisms could be detected among the three marine mammal species. Two approaches were taken. First, reproductive patterns were compared, with special attention to calving ...
Cores from four Deep Sea Drilling Project (DSDP) sites (310, 464, 465, and 466) and seismic-reflection profiles provide data that are used to interpret the geological evolution and paleoenvironments of Hess Rise, a prominent oceanic plateau in the central North Pacific Ocean. Hess Rise apparently formed in the Southern Hemisphere along the western flank of the Pacific-Farallon Ridge 110 to 100 m.y. B.P. Core stratigraphies and lithologies show the response of sedimentation to subsidence and northward movement of Hess Rise on the Pacific plate. Oceanic islands, which crowned Hess Rise during its early evolution, were eroded and subsequently subsided below sea level.. Major structural trends include three northwest-trending (∼327°) arms, or ridges, and an east-northeast-trending southern Hess Rise that parallels the Mendocino Fracture Zone (060°). Normal faults offset basement as much as 3,000 m along the southern edge and 1,500 m on the western flank of Hess Rise. Many faults were active ...
The environmental drivers of zooplankton variability are poorly explored for the central subtropical Pacific, where a direct bottom-up food-web connection is suggested by increasing trends in primary production and mesozooplankton biomass at station ALOHA (A Long-term Oligotrophic Habitat Assessment) over the past 20 years (1994-2013). Here we use generalized additive models (GAMs) to investigate how these trends relate to the major modes of North Pacific climate variability. A GAM based on monthly mean data explains 43% of the temporal variability in mesozooplankton biomass with significant influences from primary productivity (PP), sea surface temperature (SST), North Pacific Gyre Oscillation (NPGO), and El Nino. This result mainly reflects the seasonal plankton cycle at station ALOHA, in which increasing light and SST lead to enhanced nitrogen fixation, productivity, and zooplankton biomass during summertime. Based on annual mean data, GAMs for two variables suggest that PP and 3-4 year ...
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Applying segment-wise altimetry-based gravest empirical mode method to expendable bathythermograph temperature, Argo salinity, and altimetric sea surface height data in March, June, and November from
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The long-standing mystery of how mercury gets into open-ocean fish has been solved, claim University of Michigan researchers and their University of Hawaii colleagues. Their findings suggest that levels of the toxin in Pacific Ocean fish will likely rise in coming decades.Using isotopic measurement techniques developed at U-M, the researchers determined that up to 80 percent of the toxic form of mercury, called methylmercury, found in the tissues of deep-feeding North Pacific Ocean fish is produced deep in the ocean, most likely by bacteria clinging to sinking bits of organic matter. The study also confirmed that the mercury found in Pacific fish near Hawaii likely traveled through the air for thousands of miles before being deposited on the ocean surface in rainfall, said U-M environmental scientist Joel Blum. The North Pacific fisheries are downwind from rapidly industrializing nations such as China and India that are increasingly reliant on coal-burning power plants, a major source of mercury ...
Recent drought conditions in the North Pacific Ocean near Hawaii have caused a decrease in the strength of the carbon dioxide sink, according to a study published this week in the journal Nature. A team funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and led by scientists Dave Karl and Roger Lukas of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) at the University of Hawaii used 15 years of time-series measurements to compare the precipitation, salinity and carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations at Station ALOHA, located in the Pacific Ocean approximately 100 kilometers north of Oahu. The study shows that a decrease in the tendency of the ocean to take up CO2 is due to an increase in the water s salinity, which is a direct result of the drought seen in much of the North Pacific Ocean over the past five years. Our study can be considered an oceanic analogue of the long standing atmospheric measurement program at the Mauna Loa Observatory, says Karl. The results from this study were ...
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Magmatism associated with the Izu-Bonin arc in the Pacific Ocean initiated around 50 million years (Myr) ago, when the Pacific plate began subducting beneath the Philippine Sea plate. The compositions of volcanic rocks that have formed in the arc since about 42 Myr ago are distinctly different from those that formed earlier(1,2). Here we use new and previously published lead isotope data to determine the sources of the Izu-Bonin magmas. Although typical Pacific Ocean crust now flanks the Izu-Bonin trench(3-5), our results suggest that since 42 Myr ago, arc magmas have incorporated lead from subducted ocean crust that is compositionally distinct from Pacific Ocean crust but similar to that found in the Indian Ocean region. Yet, no such Indian-type ocean crust has been found in the northwestern Pacific so far. On the basis of plate tectonic reconstructions, we infer that such crust-probably generated by the now-extinct Izanaghi-Pacific spreading centre-must have been subducting at the Izu-Bonin ...
The NESDIS Operational Blended TPW South Pacific Ocean Total Precipitable Water (TPW), Covering the Last 25 Hours. These Images are Produced by the GOES Satellite Systems.
The South Pacific hurricane season normally ends in April but tropical depression 21P has developed in the South Pacific Ocean ...
Pacific Ocean is the largest body of water in the world. The ocean covers about 66 million square miles (171 million square kilometers). That area represents over 45 percent of the total area of all the oceans and about one-third of Earths total surface area. Thousands of islands lie in the Pacific Ocean. They range from island nations, such as Japan and New Zealand, to the hundreds of small, scattered islands in the central and southern Pacific. The Pacific Ocean is a source of many natural resources, including seafood, petroleum, and minerals. The word pacific means peaceful. The ocean received this name from the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who sailed its waters for several months, driven by gentle winds. But the Pacific is often far from peaceful. Typhoons and hurricanes in the Pacific have wrecked fleets of ships and destroyed island cities. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions deep in the sea have created destructive waves called tsunamis (pronounced tsoo NAH meez.) In the open ...
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The United States National Marine Conservation Organization found this shimmering beauty in the ocean. The cockatoo squid, also known as the glas
Panama [http://www.visitpanama.com] is a country in Central America with coastlines on both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, with Colombia (and South America) to the southeast and Costa Rica (and North America) to the northwest. Its strategically located on the isthmus that forms the land bridge connecting North and South America. It controls the Panama Canal that links the North Atlantic Ocean via Caribbean Sea with North Pacific Ocean, one of the most important shipping routes in the world.
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Marine Pollution Bulletin Vol. 58, No. 2, pp. , (2000). Biodiversity hotspots for conservation priorities. Nature Vol. 403, No. 6772, pp. , (2008). Protistan assemblages across the Indian Ocean, with a specific emphasis on the picoeukaryotes. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers Vol. 55, No. 11, pp. , (2005). Anthropogenic ocean acidification over the twenty-first century and its impact on calcifying organisms. Nature Vol. 437, No. 7059, pp. , (2007). Small pelagic fish in the NW Mediterranean Sea: An ecological review. 2011). Plastic ingestion by mesopelagic fishes in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Marine Ecology Progress Series Vol. 432, No. pp. , (2009). Deep-Sea Archaea Fix and Share Nitrogen in Methane-Consuming Microbial Consortia. Science Vol. 326, No. 5951, pp. , (2009). The microbial ocean from genomes to biomes. Nature Vol. 459, No. 7244, pp. , (2009). Ultraphytoplankton distribution and upper ocean dynamics in the eastern Mediterranean during winter. ...
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June 10, 2015 - Scientists have discovered the deepest high-temperature hydrothermal vent in the Pacific Ocean, located in the Gulf of Californias Pescadero Basin. It sits nearly 12,500 feet (3,800 meters) below the surface. Experts think the high temperatures may cook organic material in the overlying mud into petroleum-like products. Samples of the chimney stacks have the stench of diesel fuel, but creatures like the tubeworms shown in this footage are undeterred. They cling to rocks near carbonate chimneys that emerge from a flat, muddy seafloor. The footage was captured using a remotely operated vehicle.Click here to read more:Weird Animal World Discovered in Deepest Pacific Ocean VentsVideo courtesy Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
It extends from the Arctic in the north to Antarctica in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east. At 169.2 million square kilometres (65.3 million square miles) in area, this largest division of the World Ocean †and, in turn, the hydrosphere †covers about 46% of the Earths water surface and about 32% of its total surface area, making it larger than all of the Earths land area combined. The equator subdivides it into the North Pacific Ocean and South Pacific Ocean. The Mariana Trench in the western North Pacific is the deepest point in the Pacific and in the world, reaching a depth of 10,911 metres (35,798 ft) ...
The particulate scattering, bp, and backscattering, bbp, coefficients are determined by the concentration and physical properties of suspended particles in the ocean. They provide a simple description of the influence of these particles on the scattering of light within the water column. For the remote observation of ocean color, bbp along with the total absorption coefficient govern the amount and spectral qualities of light leaving the sea surface. However, for the construction and validation of ocean color models measurements of bbp are still lacking, especially at low chlorophyll a concentrations ([Chl]). Here, we examine the relationships between spectral bbp and bp vs. [Chl] along an 8000 km transect crossing the Case 1 waters of the eastern South Pacific Gyre. In these waters, over the entire range of [Chl] encountered (∼0.02-2 mg m3), both bbp and bp can be related to [Chl] by power functions (i.e. bp or bbp=α[Chl] β). Regression analyses are carried out to provide the parameters α ...
2] The climate system is always changing and this large scale variability in time and space of the ocean-atmosphere system can be characterized by different modes of variability. A mode of variability is a specific pattern that presents identifiable characteristics, a regional signature and a long-term oscillatory behavior. Oscillations of only one mode or combined modes of variability are useful to rationalize observed climate fluctuations. They are also increasingly helpful to understand regional climate.. [3] Two oceanic climate patterns dominate in the North Pacific: the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) [Mantua et al., 1997] and the recently identified North Pacific Gyre Oscillation (NPGO) [Di Lorenzo et al., 2008]. The PDO is the leading mode of sea surface temperature (SST) variability and is connected to the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) [Alexander et al., 2002]. The NPGO is the second mode of sea surface height anomalies (SSHa). It is associated with changes in strength of the ...
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Scientists currently suspect extreme Northeastern Pacific Ocean heat led to the sudden appearance of Red Tide this week, a combination of warm and nutrient rich waters are well known to be the key ingredients for Red Tide formation. Ingredients that are increasingly prevalent due to human fossil fuel burning. Ingredients that are increasingly evident in the Northeastern Pacific. In short the burning of fossil fuels both warms the atmosphere and ocean even as it seeds the surface water with nitrogen. The warm water is a preferred environment for the microbes that form the Red Tide and the nitrogen - both as a constant rain from the sky due to fossil fuel emission and as effluent from streams due to farm runoff - essentially fertilizes the bloom ...
We document the abundance, composition and distribution of microplastics in sub-surface seawaters of the northeastern Pacific Ocean and coastal British Columbia. Samples were acid-digested and plastics were characterized using light microscopy by type (fibres or fragments) and size (|100, 100-500 …
New Zealand is located in the South Pacific Ocean. The country recognizes the British monarch as sovereign. It is highly developed, stable and democratic.
1) Hover over the control buttons at the top of the tool to display details concerning each buttons use.. 2) To determine if a fetch is producing energy aimed up the great circle paths to your location, click in one of the little boxes below the control buttons to display great circle paths emanating from your beach (or nearby ones). For optimal results, the fetch must be aimed within 30 degrees of a path arriving at your location. Any greater of an angle, and less swell size will result. 3) To determine distance and specific swell angle: Select the Show Location control. Stop the animation on a frame that displays a fetch area of interest. Place your mouse over the core of that fetch, then depress the shift key and left mouse button simultaneously. Hold and drag your pointer to your beach. Notice that swell angle and distance (in nautical miles) is automatically and continuously calculated and displayed on the screen. 4) Swell Angle: Notice that two angles are displayed. The first is the ...
South China Sea, arm of the western Pacific Ocean that borders the Southeast Asian mainland. It is bounded on the northeast by the Taiwan Strait (by which it is connected to the East China Sea); on the east by Taiwan and the Philippines; on the southeast and south by Borneo, the southern limit of
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), The deepest part of the ocean is called the Challenger Deep and is located beneath the western Pacific Ocean in the southern end of the Mariana Trench, which runs several hundred kilometers southwest of the U.S. territorial island of Guam. Challenger Deep is approximately 11,030 meters [...]. ...
Arafura Sea, shallow sea of the western Pacific Ocean, occupying 250,000 square miles (650,000 square km) between the north coast of Australia (Gulf of Carpentaria) and the south coast of New Guinea. It merges with the Timor Sea on the west and the Banda and Ceram seas on the northwest. The Torres
Tropical Pacific Ocean dynamics during the Medieval Climate Anomaly (MCA) and Little Ice Age (LIA) are poorly characterized due to lack of evidence from the eastern equatorial Pacific. We reconstructed sea surface temperature, El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) activity, and the tropical Pacific zonal gradient for the past millennium from Galápagos ocean sediments. We document a Mid-Millennium Shift (MMS) in ocean-atmosphere circulation ~1500-1650 CE, from a state with strong zonal gradient and dampened ENSO to one with weak gradient and amplified ENSO. The MMS coincided with deepest LIA cooling and was likely caused by southward shift of the Intertropical Convergence Zone. Peak MCA (900-1150 CE) was a warm period in the eastern Pacific, contradicting the paradigm of a persistent La Niña pattern. ...
Sea surface temperatures that are too warm in the eastern tropical Atlantic and Pacific oceans have long stymied coupled climate model depictions of our planet. A fresh look and update was undertaken by the international Eastern Tropical Oceans Synthesis Working Group, with a specific focus on comparing and contrasting the physical processes governing the two basins. Too few low clouds in models with free-running SSTs have long been associated with the SST errors, but a startling finding is that the cloud impact on the surface radiation budget is also unrealistically low in fixed-SST simulations (Figure 1, see also Medeiros 2012). While this squarely places the error in the atmospheric model components, a bright note is that most models capture the seasonal cycle in the lower tropospheric stability, the dominant control on the low cloud fraction, correctly. The causes for the SST errors are many, with the relative contributions differing between models, and no quick-fix solution presents itself. ...
Three marine, heterotrophic, aerobic, agarolytic, pigmented and gliding bacteria were isolated in June 2000 from a sea water sample that was collected in the Gulf of Peter the Great, Sea of Japan, and analysed in a polyphasic taxonomic study. 16S rDNA sequence analysis indicated that strains KMM 3664T, KMM 3669 and KMM 3915 were members of the family Flavobacteriaceae. Based on phenotypic, chemotaxonomic, genotypic and phylogenetic data, the isolates were classified in the genus Cellulophaga as members of a novel species, Cellulophaga pacifica sp. nov. The type strain is KMM 3664T (=JCM 11735T=LMG 21938T).
A team of researchers headed by Taylor Chapple, a UC Davis doctoral student, has made the first rigorous scientific estimate of White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) numbers in the northeast Pacific Ocean.. The researchers used small boats to reach spots in the Pacific Ocean where white whales congregate and lured them into photo range with a fake seal attached to a fishing line. Out of all the photographs taken, 321 photos showed dorsal fin edges. The dorsal fin edges of white sharks are jagged and each individual displays its own unique pattern. The photographs could therefore be used to identify individual sharks - 131 in total. The research team then entered this information into statistical models to estimate the number of sharks in the region. According to their estimate, there are 219 adult* and sub-adult** white sharks in this area. This low number was a real surprise, says Chapple. Its lower than we expected, and also substantially smaller than populations of other large marine ...
Normark, W.R., Morton, J.L., and Delaney, J.R., 1982, Geologic setting of massive sulfide deposits and hydrothermal vents along the southern Juan de Fuca Ridge: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0200-A, 22 p. Koski, Randolph A., Normark, William R., Morton, Janet L., and Delaney, John R., 1982, Metal sulfide deposits on the Juan de Fuca Ridge: Woods Hole, MS, Oceanus, v. 25, no. 3, Deep ocean mining, p. 43-48. Normark, William R., Lupton, John E., Murray, James W., Koski, Randolph A., Clague, David A., Morton, Janet L., Delaney, John R., and Johnson, H. Paul, 1982, Polymetallic sulfide deposits and water-column tracers of active hydrothermal vents on the southern Juan de Fuca Ridge, in Special issue, Polymetallic sulfides: Marine Technology Society Journal, v. 16, no. 3, p. 46-53. Delaney, J.R., Koski, Randolph A., Clague, D.A., Bischoff, J.L., and Normark, William R., 1982, Massive zinc and iron-rich sulfide deposits associated with hot springs, Juan de Fuca Ridge, in American ...
Population outbreaks of the corallivorous crown-of-thorns seastar (COTS), Acanthaster planci L., are among the most important biological disturbances of tropical coral reefs. Over the past 50 years, several devastating outbreaks have been documented around Guam, an island in the western Pacific Ocean. Previous analyses have shown that in the Pacific Ocean, COTS larval dispersal may be geographically restricted to certain regions. Here, we assess the genetic structure of Pacific COTS populations and compared samples from around Guam with a number of distant localities in the Pacific Ocean, and focused on determining the degree of genetic structure among populations previously considered to be isolated. Using microsatellites, we document substantial genetic structure between 14 localities from different geographical regions in the Pacific Ocean. Populations from the 14 locations sampled were found to be structured in three significantly differentiated groups: (1) all locations immediately around Guam,
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Station ALOHA is located in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre 60 miles off of Oahu. Subtropical gyres are known to have a high diversity of zooplankton because of the low nutrients available in this region. High-nutrient sub-polar gyres, contrast with sub-tropical regions, as their zooplankton diversity is low due to increased biomass and intense competition. However, recovery of the MOCNESS and ring nets at Station ALOHA have provided a wide variety of zooplankton for our student scientists on board. We have been working hard all day to obtain information on the abundance and types of zooplankton found, requiring many hours of sorting through the cod ends of the nets (baskets that collect the seawater and zooplankton). Once collected, scientists must filter out the zooplankton by size and identify the species using microscopes. Some of the desired zooplankton species like nauplii (baby copepods) are so tiny that they have to be sorted with tweezers under a microscope. This is a tedious and ...
The abundance and composition of zooplankton down to 3000 m depth was studied in the subtropical and tropical latitudes across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans (35 °N–40 °S). Samples were collected from December 2010 to June 2011 during the Malaspina Circumnavigation Expedition. Usually, low abundances were observed with the highest values found in the North Pacific Ocean, Benguela, and off Mauritania, and the lowest in the South Pacific Ocean. No significant differences in abundance and zooplankton composition were found among oceans, with depth being consistently the most important factor affecting their distribution. Each depth strata were inhabited by distinct copepod assemblages, which significantly differed among the strata. The contribution of copepods to the zooplankton community increased with the depth although, as expected, their abundance strongly decreased. Among the copepods, 265 species were identified but 85% were rare and contributed less than 1% in abundance.
Changes in iron (Fe) bioavailability influence diatom physiology and community composition, and thus have a profound impact on primary productivity and ecosystem dynamics. Iron limitation of diatom growth rates has been demonstrated in both oceanic and coastal waters of the Northeast Pacific Ocean and is predicted to become more pervasive in future oceans. However, it is unclear how the strategies utilized by phytoplankton to cope with low Fe bioavailability and resupply differ across these ocean provinces. We investigated the response of diatom communities to variable Fe conditions through incubation experiments performed in the Fe mosaic of the California Upwelling Zone and along a natural Fe gradient in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Through coupling gene expression of two dominant diatom taxa (Pseudo-nitzschia and Thalassiosira) with biological rate process measurements, we provide an in-depth examination of the physiological and molecular responses associated with varying Fe status. Following Fe
Shaleyla Kelez, Emily Bryant, Jennifer Laliberte, Daniel Dunn, Wallace J. Nichols and Larry B. Crowder. 2008. Mapping fisheries and their potential threat to sea turtles in the eastern Pacific Ocean. In: Rees, A.F., M. Frick, A. Panagopoulou and K. Williams., compilers. Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-569, 262 p.. Several sea turtle populations in the Central and South East Pacific Ocean (from Mexico to Chile) are currently experiencing critically low numbers. Species affected include; i. The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) - whose numbers have been so low that it is considered rare since the 1980s, ii. The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) - nesting numbers at several beaches have declined drastically in the last 20 years with some populations that numbered in the thousands now approaching regional extirpation, iii. The loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) - Both nesting ...
Shaleyla Kelez, Emily Bryant, Jennifer Laliberte, Daniel Dunn, Wallace J. Nichols and Larry B. Crowder. 2008. Mapping fisheries and their potential threat to sea turtles in the eastern Pacific Ocean. In: Rees, A.F., M. Frick, A. Panagopoulou and K. Williams., compilers. Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-569, 262 p.. Several sea turtle populations in the Central and South East Pacific Ocean (from Mexico to Chile) are currently experiencing critically low numbers. Species affected include; i. The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) - whose numbers have been so low that it is considered rare since the 1980s, ii. The leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) - nesting numbers at several beaches have declined drastically in the last 20 years with some populations that numbered in the thousands now approaching regional extirpation, iii. The loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) - Both nesting ...
The permeable rocks of the upper oceanic basement contain seawater-sourced fluids estimated to be ~ 2% of the global ocean volume. This represents a very large potential subsurface biosphere supported by chemosynthesis. Recent collection of high integrity samples of basement fluid from the sedimented young basaltic basement on the Juan de Fuca Ridge flanks, off the coasts of Vancouver Island (Canada) and Washington (USA), and subsequent chemical analyses permit numerical modeling of metabolic redox reaction energetics. Here, values of Gibbs free energy for potential chemolithotrophic net reactions were calculated in basement fluid and in zones where basement fluid and entrained seawater may mix; the energy yields are reported both on a per mole electrons transferred and on a per kg of basement fluid basis. In pure basement fluid, energy yields from the anaerobic respiration processes investigated are anemic, releasing , 0.3 J/kg basement fluid for all reactions except methane oxidation by ferric ...
Deep-sea subsurface habitats support novel and abundant microbial life. Recently, several studies have explored the phylogenetic diversity of microorganisms, mostly bacteria and archaea, in those environments. Viruses are key components of microbial assemblages, hence, the need to investigate them to better understand the deep biospheres ecology. In this study, we performed genomic analysis of 27 targeted flow cytometry-sorted viruses and 3 microbial cells from a one-milliliter hydrothermal fluid sample collected from IODP Hole U1362B CORK observatory at the Juan de Fuca Ridge (JFR) eastern flank. Preliminary results revealed a diverse viral community, as no two sorted viruses were identical to each other. The majority of predicted genes within the partially-sequenced viral genomes had no homology in databases. Phylogenetic analysis of the identified viral genes indicated that the viruses were most similar to large inducible lysogenic myoviruses. Additionally, the discovery of a cell from ...
In 2016, the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) had to meet three times to adopt tuna conservation measures for a single year. So the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) came to the IATTC annual meeting last week uncertain that agreement on measures to conserve tropical tuna in Eastern Pacific Ocean fisheries would be possible.. But this year, member nations negotiated with renewed urgency. They arrived at last weeks IATTC meeting just as this years total catch limit for FAD fishing on yellowfin and bigeye tuna was being reached. The implication was that many fleets would be forced to stop fishing for approximately five months - a situation that would have significant socioeconomic impact on many fleets fishing in the Eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO), as well as on the canners that depend on their supply.. Within this context, members were motivated to action. The result was the adoption of a solid set of tropical tuna conservation measures for 2018-2020.. ...
1. Introduction and scope. 44. This harvest strategy has been prepared in accordance with the Commissions Conservation and Management Measure on Establishing a Harvest Strategy for Key Fisheries and Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.. 45. Although the provisions of this harvest strategy are expressed in terms of a single stock, they may be applied to multiple stocks as appropriate and as determined by the Northern Committee.. 2. Management objectives. 46. The management objectives are, first, to support thriving Pacific bluefin tuna fisheries across the Pacific Ocean while recognizing that the management objectives of the WCPFC are to maintain or restore the stock at levels capable of producing maximum sustainable yield, second, to maintain an equitable balance of fishing privileges among CCMs and, third, to seek cooperation with IATTC to find an equitable balance between the fisheries in the western and central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) and those in the eastern Pacific Ocean ...
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In another possible sign of global warming, a tropical visitor has been found in the Pacific Ocean off Southern California.. Unusually warm fall weather and balmy ocean currents have created perfect conditions for the female Argonaut, or paper nautilus, a cephalopod rarely seen in the region.. The baseball-sized octopus was scooped up by fishermen off Los Angeles, and aquarium officials are fascinated, the Torrance Daily Breeze reported.. The fisherman who accidentally landed the octopus brought it to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium this week.. The paper nautilus floats near the ocean surface, grasps small crustaceans and mollusks with its eight sucker-covered tentacles and gnaws on them with its tiny beak. Aquarium director Mike Schaadt said the creatures spend their lives caught up in a warm current, where they are often gobbled up by swordfish, sailfish, tuna or blue sharks.. ...
Researchers curious about the limit to sea floor life turned to the deadest spot in the oceans, the South Pacific Gyre, explained University of Rhode Island oceanographer Steven DHondt.
The National Marine Fisheries Service today finalized Endangered Species Act regulations to protect the southern population of green sturgeon from take and other harmful activities. The take prohibitions make it unlawful to kill or harm southern green sturgeon and could require changes in operations of dams and water diversions, commercial and recreational fisheries, dredging operations, and pesticide applications to protect the green sturgeon, an ancient and imperiled migratory fish species that has survived since the Jurassic era. | Center for Biological Diversity
The pacific ocean is the known to be the second most polluted ocean in our world. In some sections of the Pacific ocean, they have anoxic water. Basically, what anoxic water does is that it does not provide any oxygen. When there is no oxygen, there is no life. Current living marine animals that do live in anoxic water are rapidly dying because creatures cannot breathe. Some creatures that do live in this type of water are forced to migrate to other parts of the ocean. When they do migrate, there is a high chance that it can mess up the food chain. Anoxic water was created by all the pollutants. Some of the pollutants that may have factored to this creation is garbage waste, car emission, oil spills, fertilizers and toxic chemical waste. Currently the number one most polluted ocean would be the atlantic ocean. The atlantic has the most anoxic oceans compared to the pacific ocean ...
The chemistry of the North Pacific Ocean is changing in ways that pose serious threats to Alaskas two signature crab species: the red king crab and the snow crab. The culprit is ocean acidification.. This report, produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and the Seattle Times, is the first of a three-part PBS NewsHour series on the unexpected consequences of climate change called Coping with Climate Change: Arctic Thaw.. The video above will air on Mondays NewsHour. On Tuesday, the NewsHour sails with NOAA to learn how its scientists chart the sea floor, and why their work, and that of the U.S. Coast Guard, are being stretched as the nations frigid Arctic water heats up. On Wednesday, we look at the threat to traditional life for Native Inupiat Eskimos in far Northern Alaska.. The video above is also part of a series of special reports by the Seattle Times on climate change, which can be found here.. ...
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Sea Education Association (SEA) is conducting a research expedition to examine the effects of plastic marine debris in the ocean ecosystem in the North Pacific Ocean.
Monday, March 14, 2011, 01:40 (GMT + 9) Researchers who collected fish in the northern Pacific Ocean in 2008 said 35 per cent of the fish contained fragments of plastic in their stomachs. This marks the problematic effect that floating litter is having on marine wildlife, the researchers insist.. The studys findings will be presented by the Long Beach, California-based Algalita Marine Research Foundation and the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project.. Researchers found that the fish had ingested two pieces of plastic each on average. However, scientists who dissected hundreds of plankton-eating lanternfish found that these fish contained as many as 83 plastic fragments each, reports The Los Angeles Times.. The study then raises concerns regarding how garbage makes its way back into the human body as it works its way through the food chain.. Further, the findings highlight the increasing problem of floating marine debris gathered in vast, slow-moving ocean currents known as gyres, ...
The mean sea level (MSL) trend at Chuuk, Pacific Ocean is (?.??) mm/year with a 95% confidence interval of ±(?.??) mm/year, based on monthly mean sea level data from (19xx) to (20xx). That is equivalent to a change of (?.??) feet in 100 years. (R‑squared = (?)) The plot shows the monthly mean sea level without the regular seasonal fluctuations due to coastal ocean temperatures, salinities, winds, atmospheric pressures, and ocean currents. The long-term linear trend is also shown, in red, along with its 95% confidence interval. The plotted values are relative to the most recent Mean Sea Level datum established by NOAA CO-OPS.. ...
More than three-quarters of the particulate pollution known as black carbon transported at high altitudes over the West Coast during spring is from Asian sources, according to a research team led by Professor V. Ramanathan at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.. Though the transported black carbon, most of which is soot, is an extremely small component of air pollution at land surface levels, the phenomenon has a significant heating effect on the atmosphere at altitudes above two kilometers (6,562 feet). As the soot heats the atmosphere, however, it also dims the surface of the ocean by absorbing solar radiation, said Ramanathan, a climate scientist at Scripps, and Odelle Hadley, a graduate student at the Center for Atmospheric Sciences at Scripps. The two are lead authors of a research paper appearing in the March 14 issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research. The dual effect carries consequences for the Pacific Ocean region that drives much of Earths climate.. Thats the ...
Sabrina couldnt remember seeing the ocean and neither child had ever seen the Pacific Ocean so we drove and drove and drove to take them. We all have a greater appreciation for Las Vegas traffic- even on bad days it does not begin to compare to L.A ...
CORVALLIS, Ore. - A new study has found a link between abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age and the sudden onset of low-oxygen, or hypoxic conditions that led to vast marine dead zones.. Results of the study, which was funded by the National Science Foundation, are being published this week in the journal Nature.. Large-scale warming events about 14,700 and again 11,500 years ago occurred rapidly and triggered loss of oxygen in the North Pacific, raising concern that low-oxygen areas will expand again as the ocean warms in the future. Anomalous warmth occurring recently in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea - dubbed The Blob - is of a scale similar to the events documented in the geologic record, the researchers say. If such warming is sustained, oxygen loss becomes more likely.. Although many scientists believe that a series of low-oxygen dead zones in the Pacific Ocean off Oregon and Washington during the last decade may be caused by ocean warming, evidence ...
In a way, Alaska existed in the Russian imagination long before it had a place on the Russian map. Russian fur hunters and traders in Siberia had heard for centuries from the Yupik, the coastal peoples of Siberia, about a Great Land that lay to the east across the water. In 1728, Vitus Bering, a Danish-born officer in the Russian Navy of Tsar Peter the Great, made the first of his two voyages in the North Pacific Ocean, attempting to confirm the existence of the land to the east. He sailed through the narrow waterway that separates the Seward Peninsula of Alaska from the Chukotsk Peninsula in Siberia. He came very close to the Alaskan coast, but bad weather prevented him from making an official sighting. In 1741, on his second voyage, Bering headed up an expedition of two ships, both of which sighted land at points between 55 degrees and 59 degrees north latitude. The first sighting took place on July 15, when the St. Paul, under the command of Berings second-in-command, Aleksei Chirikov, ...
Do not burn Styrofoam or polystyrene. It is made using benzene, a known human carcinogen. Benzene is released into the air if the polystyrene is burned.. Polystyrene makes up a significant part of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a slowly rotating collection of plastic in the centre of the North Pacific Ocean Gyre. There are 3.3 million pieces of plastic per square kilometer in the garbage patch. Over 8 billion kilograms of plastic ends up in our oceans each year, much of it polystyrene. These plastics dont biodegrade, but rather break into increasingly smaller pieces, which can cause harm or death to sea birds, fish, turtles and other marine life. Using as little polystyrene as possible, and recycling what you do acquire in a responsible manner, is one of the best things you can do for the health of our marine and terrestrial ecosystems. ...
Science Café is an informal presentation by experts on a subject, which sparks conversations across disciplines. This Café features two scientists from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography research cruise (SEAPLEX) that visited the much-publicized floating garbage heap in late summer of 2009. Jesse Powell is a graduate student at Scripps and Lara Dickens is a high school science teacher and alumna of Cal Poly (Engineering). Their presentations will explain more about the Garbage Patch, the Pacific Ocean Gyre, their expeditions, and how they quantitatively and methodically sampled for plastics and made associated scientific observations. The Café is FREE, open to all ages, accessible, and refreshments will be served! Science Café is a program of the Kennedy Library at Cal Poly, and part of the international movement, Café Scientifique ...
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Did you miss our Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture in December about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Watch it here!. Description: A group of Scripps graduate researchers recently returned from a 20-day expedition to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a little-studied remote ocean region where plastic debris accumulates. Join Miriam Goldstein, chief scientist on the cruise, and colleagues Pete Davison and Chelsea Rochman, as they discuss the garbage patch, why its there, and how they are exploring and analyzing the problem of plastic in the North Pacific Ocean.. Running Time: 50 Minutes ...
Tropical Storm Flossie has formed in the Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Mexico and the U.S. state of Hawaii. The National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, reports Wednesday that the storm is located far from land and moving west with wind speeds near 65 kilometers per hour. Forecasters predict that the storm will strengthen in the coming days before weakening over cooler waters. Some information for this report was provided by AP.
After their cruise in Alaska last year, Kallima went sailing this Spring in British Columbia with guests on board. Into the Wild… - Kallima in British Columbia - Pacific Ocean
This dataset contains the digitized treatments in Plazi based on the original journal article Biseswar, Ramlall (2012): Zoogeography of the echiuran fauna of the East Pacific Ocean (Phylum: Echiura). Zootaxa 3479: 69-76, DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.282351 ...
The U.S. Coast Guard seized over 26,000 pounds of cocaine worth more than $350 million from several drug busts throughout the Pacific Ocean.
Cook (Capt. James) and Captain James King: A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean...for making Discoveries in the North Hemisphere to determine the Position and Extend of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practability of a Northern Passage to Europe, 1776-80, FIRST EDITION, 24 charts and engraved plates, 3 vols, 4to, and folio atlas containing 2 charts and 61 engraved plates, together 4 vols, contemporary tree calf, rebacked, full gilt spines, red and green letter-pieces, atlas uniformly bound in half tree calf, red and green letter-pieces, London, 1784. Beddies Bibliography of Captain James Cook No. 543. Holmes Bibliography 47.. Third Voyage, H.M.S.Resolution And Discovery 1776-1780: Cooks third Pacific voyage was as important for the exploration of the North Pacific as the first two had been for the South Pacific. It was also the best equipped both navigationally and scientifically, and resulted in the discovery of Hawaii which Cook himself regarded as his greatest ...
The United States Coast Guard and border patrol agents recovered nearly 8,000 pounds of marijuana Sunday evening off the coast of Dana Point, California. According to CBS Los Angeles, the units used several boats to pick up the shockingly high volume of marijuana in the Pacific Ocean, which is street valued at $3.6 million. The boat itself, I mean, it had probably a hundred bales of all, wrapped in a garbage bag, witness Andrew Charleston said. The guys, when they were picking it up, were taking it place to place. It was huge. There was a lot of weight in there. At this time, it was unclear whether any arrests were made. WATCH: Video from CBS Los Angeles, which was broadcast on May 20, 2012. ...
Krill isnt your average shrimp. (Photo: The Sun and Doves) Krill oil, logically enough, comes from krill, which are small, shrimp like crustaceans that inhabit the cold ocean areas of the world, primarily the Antarctic and North Pacific Oceans.
The Expedition 59 crew on board the International Space Station captured this image of a meteor at 7:21:23 GMT on May 10, on a night pass over the Pacific Ocean and California coast. (Image courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center ...
While the rest of the Corps huddled in the gale-driven rain at Station Camp, Clark and ten of his men, plus his servant York, set out overland, on November 18, 1805, toward the Pacific Ocean. On the 19th, having hiked a total of 25 miles, they arrived at the Comencment of an extencive Sand beech. I proceeded on the Sandy Coast 4 miles, Clark reported, and marked my name on a Small pine, the Day of the month & year, &c. The &c. included by land, as Lewis had carved on a tree at Cape Disappointment a few days earlier, thus officially marking the extent of their journey.. This sculpture by Stanley Wanlass, situated in the city of Long Beach, Washington, commemorates that moment. Although Lewis was not with Clark on November 19, the artist places him there, as if present in spirit, to symbolize their mutual triumph.. ...
Tropical Depression 11W appears as a huge and very cold area of clouds on infrared imagery from NASA. Infrared imagery basically provides temperature data of factors such as clouds and sea surface and theres quite a contrast between the two around Tropical Depression 11W.. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies aboard NASAs Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Depression 11W (TD11W) on July 26 at 0347 UTC (11:47 p.m. EDT on July 25). It showed that within TD11W there was a large area of cloud-top temperatures that were colder than -63 Fahrenheit (-52 Celsius), which indicates strong convection (rapidly rising air that form thunderstorms) and suggests heavy rainfall. The image showed that the northern fringe of TD11W was just south of Andersen Air Force Base in the Western North Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile, the southeastern side of the storm was already affecting Yap. A tropical storm watch is in effect for Fais and Ulithi in Yap State (Micronesia).. The dramatic temperatures ...
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Get this from a library! An authentic narrative of a voyage to the Pacific Ocean : performed by Captain Cook, and Captain Clerke, in His Britanic Majestys ships, the Resolution, and Discovery, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 ... : also, a large introduction, exhibiting, an account of the several voyages round the globe ; with an abstract of the principal expeditions to Hudsons Bay, for the discovery of a north-west-passage. [John Rickman; William Ellis, Surgeon.]
Two years out of France, having brought their boat up from South Africa, the crew of Dean 440 Appaloosa sent us a postcard from Fiji. - Appaloosa : Stopover in Fiji - Pacific Ocean
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Sea Education Association (SEA) is conducting a research expedition to examine the effects of plastic marine debris in the ocean ecosystem in the North Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean operations[edit]. After her arrival at Buckner Bay on 6 July, Threat soon joined sweeping operations in the East ... on 26 May 1945 and commenced gunnery and minesweeping exercises in preparation for her new assignment in the Pacific Ocean. On ...
Pacific Ocean[edit]. *Early settlers from the Marquesas build the Alakoko fishpond and taro fields on Kauai, Hawaii. ...
Sources for his ashes poured in to the Pacific Ocean[edit]. One is here https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=List%20of% ... A family memorial where Don's ashes will be scattered in the ocean will take place in a few weeks, and should you wish to, ... A family memorial where Don's ashes will be scattered in the ocean will take place in a few weeks, and should you wish to, ...
Islands controlled by France in the Indian and Pacific oceans. *French colonial empire ... The islands in the Indian Ocean are supplied by the special ship Marion Dufresne sailing out of Le Port in Réunion Island. ... Kerguelen Islands (Archipel des Kerguelen), a group of volcanic islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, ... Crozet Islands (Îles Crozet), a group in the southern Indian Ocean, south of Madagascar; ...
Pacific Ocean. *Clipperton Island. Overseas territory. ​ (French Southern. ​and Antarctic Lands). *Île Amsterdam ... Morison, Samuel (1942). Admiral of the Ocean Sea. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. pp. 588-589. ISBN 9780316584784. .. ... his fastest ocean voyage.[6] He spent three days there refilling his water casks, bathing and washing laundry.[7] ... "De la mer des Antilles à l'océan Indien (From the Caribbean Sea to the Indian Ocean)". Bulletin du Cercle Généalogique de ...
The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca ... A marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan ... "Limits of Ocean and Seas" (PDF). International Hydrographic Organization. pp. 108-109.. ... According to International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Limits of Oceans and Seas, 3rd edition (1953), it is located[3] ...
To the east is the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast is Micronesia (a Pacific Ocean island group, classified as part of ... Pass of the ISS over Mongolia, looking out west towards the Pacific Ocean, China, and Japan. As the video progresses, you can ... Green, Michael J. By more than providence: grand strategy and American power in the Asia Pacific since 1783 (2017) a major ... Trans-Pacific Relations: America, Europe, and Asia in the Twentieth Century (Praeger, 2003), 304 pp online review ...
Pacific Islander, 1.06% from other races, and 3.17% from two or more races. 3.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of ... Pacific islander, 1.7% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 5.4% of ...
Pacific Ocean. Coordinates. 33°23′N 118°25′W / 33.383°N 118.417°W / 33.383; -118.417Coordinates: 33°23′N 118°25′W / 33.383 ... These formations originally occurred on the ocean floor and emerged from the ocean through tectonic activity. This means that ... The Southern Pacific rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus helleri) is also present on the island. This species should not be confused ... Any plants or animals that arrived on the island had to make their way across miles of open ocean. The original species to come ...
State Route 1 crosses over the river before it flows into the Pacific Ocean between Jenner and Goat Rock Beach. The Russian ... K. T. Khlebnikov (1940). "Memoirs of California". Pacific Historical Review. 9: 307-336. doi:10.2307/3632910. JSTOR 3632910.. ... Like underwater parks, these marine protected areas help conserve ocean and freshwater wildlife and marine ecosystems. ... of Lake Mendocino reservoir inventory and late winter storms helped flush the remainder through the river and into the ocean ...
Pacific Ocean. Coordinates. 46°30′N 151°30′E / 46.500°N 151.500°E / 46.500; 151.500Coordinates: 46°30′N 151°30′E / 46.500° ... The Kuril Islands form part of the ring of tectonic instability encircling the Pacific Ocean referred to as the Ring of Fire. ... separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the north Pacific Ocean. There are 56 islands and many minor rocks. It consists of Greater ... Clapham, P. J.; C. Good; S. E. Quinn; R. R. Reeves; J. E. Scarff; R.L. Brownell Jr (2004). "Distribution of North Pacific". ...
Pacific Ocean. *Clipperton Island. Overseas territory (French Southern and Antarctic Lands). *Île Amsterdam ...
Pacific Ocean. *Clipperton Island. Overseas territory. ​ (French Southern. ​and Antarctic Lands). *Île Amsterdam ...
Pacific Ocean. *Clipperton Island. Overseas territory. ​ (French Southern. ​and Antarctic Lands). *Île Amsterdam ... At the same time, Japanese Empire troops were being largely defeated in the Pacific Front and in a last-minute attempt of ...
Pacific Ocean southwest of Oahu, HI. *Oahu, HI and surrounding waters. *Pacific Ocean, off Oahu, HI & surrounding water & ... US Navy Airborne Early Warning Barrier Squadron Pacific (AEWBarRonpac) Lockheed WV-2 / EC-121 Warning Star ... Pacific Ocean off San Diego, CA. *Pacific Ocean, from San Diego, CA to Balboa, Panama ... Pacific Ocean near the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. *Pacific Ocean, west of Oahu, Hawaii ...
Pacific Ocean. *Clipperton Island. Overseas territory. ​ (French Southern. ​and Antarctic Lands). *Île Amsterdam ... Pacific Northwest, and Great Basin not indicated) ...
On 9 March 1945, with France liberated, Germany in retreat, and the United States ascendant in the Pacific, Japan decided to ... Former French colonies in Africa and the Indian Ocean. French North Africa. *Algeria ... which lasted until the end of the Pacific War. This allowed Japan better access to China in the Second Sino-Japanese War ...
It is bordered to the north by the state of Baja California, to the west by the Pacific Ocean, and to the east by the Gulf of ... It borders the municipalities of Mulegé, Loreto and La Paz with the Pacific Ocean to the west.[12] Mulegé is in the north of ... It borders the municipalities of Comondú and Los Cabos and extends from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of California.[14] The ... The municipality borders that of La Paz to the north, with the rest defined by the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California.[15 ...
Pacific Ocean Islands. Zuloaga Reader's Guide - 1913. Year-Book - 1913. *Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia: ...
South Pacific Ocean UTC+12:00 French Southern and Antarctic Lands Port-aux-Français Overseas territory Indian Ocean, Antarctica ...
It is also a large coral atoll of 64 islands in the Pacific Ocean. It forms a legislative district of the Ratak (Sunrise) Chain ... "CHAPTER TWO-PACIFIC ISLANDS REGION" (PDF). www.eastwestcenter.org.. *^ "MH Majuro WBAS AP". National Oceanic and Atmospheric ... "Pacific Islands look to coconut power to fuel future growth". Archived from the original on 2008-01-13.. ... This gave the U.S. Navy use of one of the largest anchorages in the Central Pacific. The lagoon became a large forward naval ...
Show map of Pacific Ocean. Coordinates: 41°17′20″S 174°46′38″E / 41.28889°S 174.77722°E / -41.28889; 174.77722Coordinates: ... While the student body was primarily New Zealanders of European descent, 1,713 were Maori, 1,024 were Pacific students, 2,765 ... Porirua on Porirua Harbour to the north is notable for its large Māori and Pacific Island communities; Lower Hutt and Upper ... of cities in the Asia-Pacific region, Wellington ranked third behind Auckland and Sydney (as of 2014[update]).[6] Wellington ...
Pacific Magazine: Tong Sang Wins First Round Of French Polynesia Voting BBC News: Colonial ties dominate Polynesia polls " ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Fritch Re-elected Speaker of French Polynesia's Legislative Assembly". Ocean Flash. ... Pacific Magazine. 2008-02-22. Retrieved 2008-02-22. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link] "Edouard ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Tong Sang Out On No Confidence Vote". Pacific Magazine. 2007-09-01. Retrieved 2007-09- ...
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Maclellan, Nic; Chesneaux, Jean (1998). After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific. Ocean Press. ISBN 978-1-876175-05-4. ... Douglas, Ngaire; Douglas, Norman (1989). Pacific Islands Year Book. Pacific Publications. ISBN 978-0-207-16114-8. Retrieved 22 ... is an atoll which forms part of the Tuamotu Archipelago in French Polynesia in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is located about ... Riots took place across Polynesia, and the South Pacific Forum threatened to suspend France. These tests were meant to provide ...
Nic Maclellan; Jean Chesneaux (1998). After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific. Ocean Press. ISBN 978-1-876175-05-4. ... South Pacific (4 ed.). Lonely Planet. 2009. p. 616. ISBN 978-1-74104-786-8. David Stanley (2004). Moon Handbooks South Pacific ... Fodor's (12 November 1985). Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, 1986. Fodor's Travel Guides. p. 504. ISBN 978-0-679- ... David Stanley (1999). South Pacific Handbook. Avalon Travel Publishing. pp. 519-528. ISBN 978-1-56691-172-6. Retrieved 8 May ...
"Fritch Re-elected Speaker of French Polynesia's Legislative Assembly". Ocean Flash. Pacific Magazine. 2008-02-22. Retrieved ...
CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link] "New King Of Wallis Crowned Today". Ocean Flash. Pacific Magazine ... Ocean Flash. Pacific Magazine. 15 July 2008. Retrieved 27 July 2008. ...
"New King Of Wallis Crowned Today". Ocean Flash. Pacific Magazine. 2008-07-25. Retrieved 2008-07-27.[permanent dead link] " ... "New King Chosen For Wallis, But Protests Continue". Ocean Flash. Pacific Magazine. 2008-07-15. Retrieved 2008-07-27.[permanent ... "French territory in Pacific faces uncertain future". Yahoo! News. 2014-11-07. Retrieved 2015-01-22. Duval Smith, Alex (2007-05- ...
Pacific Ocean. Friedman 1995, p. 350 http://www.fleetsubmarine.com/tdc.html "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006 ... Accounts of the American submarine campaign in the Pacific often cite the use of TDC. Some officers became highly skilled in ... 8-8, 8-9 Commander Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet, ed. (2006-02-17) [1944-02]. "Attacks -- General (Chapter IV, Section 1)". ... COMSUBATL 1950, § Definitions pp 1-9 Commander Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet, ed. (2006-02-17) [1944-02]. "Attacks -- General ...
Find this book in the Pacific Grove Public Library catalog (Pacific Grove, California) ... Find this book in the Rhode Island Ocean State Libraries Catalog. South Carolina ... Find this book on the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation library catalogue ... Find this book in the University of Asia and the Pacific catalogue ...
Indo-Pacific pipefishes (Red Sea to the Americas). The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Ocean Springs, Mississipí, Estats Units. ...
... the Pacific Energy Summit 2013 Pacific Energy Summit 2013 convened policy makers and experts from Asia and the U.S. to discuss ... On the large scale, this is done when the source and the destination are across an ocean from each other. It can also be used ... "2013 Pacific Energy Summit Working Papers". Archived from the original on 2017-04-01. Retrieved 2 December 2016.. ... Pacific Energy Summit. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2012-07-16.. ...
Southern Indian Ocean". Marine Ecology Progress Series. 228: 263-81. Bibcode:2002MEPS..228..263C. doi:10.3354/meps228263.. ... "The Kleptoparasitic Interactions between Great Frigatebirds and Masked Boobies on Henderson Island, South Pacific" (PDF). The ...
... oceans). ... Indo-Pacific. *Northern. *Southern. *Space. *Cyber. *Special ...
The transgression might have temporarily linked the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, as inferred from the findings of marine ... although South America was approaching the western subduction zone in the Pacific Ocean, causing both the rise of the Andes and ... "Miocene pinnipeds of the otariid subfamily Allodesminae in the North Pacific Ocean: systematics and relationships". Island Arc ... In the oceans, brown algae, called kelp, proliferated, supporting new species of sea life, including otters, fish and various ...
Pacific Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur. *Rabindranath Tagore Medical College. *Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner ... British Indian Ocean Territory. *Christmas Island. *Cocos (Keeling) Islands. *Hong Kong. *Macau ...
Grand Commander of the Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean. Honorary doctoral degree of the Pierre and Marie Curie ... Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. doi:10.1016/S1995-7645(12)60075-3. ... Medicinal Plants of the Indian Ocean Islands (2004). *Guide illustré de la Flore de Maurice et des îles de l'Océan Indien (2004 ... Towards a better undersatnding of Trees and Shrubs of Mauritius and the Indian Ocean Islands (2009) ...
Aragon Ballroom (Ocean Park). References[edit]. *^ a b Mazor, Barry (February 11, 2009). "The Tiffany Transcriptions, Back and ... Then in 1947 he opened the Wills Point nightclub in Sacramento and continued touring the Southwest and Pacific Northwest from ... and around mid-year he toured Northern California and the Pacific Northwest with 21 pieces in the orchestra.[40] Billboard ...
This is highly likely to play a large part in the relations between the countries on the Pacific rim. Aecis Dancing to electro- ... The resulting 66 km² (25 mi²) ice island in the Arctic Ocean may drift south in the spring and threaten shipping and oil ... Posted the confirmed death toll of 406 reported in 2006 Pacific typhoon season#Typhoon Durian (Reming). -- PFHLai 08:31, 4 ... portion adrift in the Arctic Ocean. --PFHLai 00:15, 31 December 2006 (UTC) ...
British Indian Ocean Territory. *Christmas Island. *Cocos (Keeling) Islands. *Hong Kong. *Macau ...
... warm water spreading from the west Pacific and the Indian Ocean to the east Pacific, and other El Niño markers.[15] ... is signaled by an abrupt shift in oxygen isotope ratios and ice-rafted cobbles in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Ocean ... The formation of the isthmus had major consequences on global temperatures, because warm equatorial ocean currents were cut off ... cutting off the remnants of the Tethys Ocean. During the Pleistocene, the modern continents were essentially at their present ...
Paper on Submarine Power and Propulsion Presented at Pacific 2008 in Sydney, Australia. BMT Defence Services.. ... Australia's unique operating environment (including significant variations in ocean climate and conditions) and rejection of ... The 2009 Defending Australia in the Asia Pacific Century: Force 2030 white paper confirmed the replacement project, and ... Department of Defence (2 May 2009). Defending Australia in the Asia Pacific Century: Force 2030. Commonwealth of Australia. ...
... open-ocean octopuses eat mainly prawns, fish and other cephalopods.[71] Major items in the diet of the giant Pacific octopus ... "Giant Pacific octopus". Monterey Bay Aquarium. 2017.. *^ Eriksen, L. (10 November 2010). "Live and let dine". The Guardian. ... range from Australia to the eastern Indo-Pacific Ocean. They bite only when provoked or accidentally stepped upon; bites are ... The giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) is often cited as the largest known octopus species. Adults usually weigh ...
... than in years when temperatures in the Pacific are relatively stable. Ocean conditions could be used to forecast extreme spring ...
Former Ocean County Agricultural Agent and George C. Hamilton, PhD, Extension Specialist in Pest Management, March 2005. ... Pacific Coast tick fever. *American tick bite fever. *rickettsialpox. *Rocky Mountain spotted fever) ...
If this pattern goes unchecked, the future oceans would lack many of the largest species in today's oceans. Many large species ... Microplastics make up the bulk of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and their smaller size is detrimental to cleanup efforts.[ ... Some researchers suggest that by 2050 there could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by weight,[187] with about 8,800,000 ... There have been extinctions of species on every land mass and in every ocean: there are many famous examples within Africa, ...
Built in 1927, its primary purpose was to serve CPR and other shipping lines trading across the Pacific Ocean.[2] ... "Pacific Northwest Architecture. Artefaqs Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-24.. *^ "Federal stimulus fund to cover cost of Canada ... The ten horns have five facing north and five facing east on the roof of the Pan Pacific hotel and have an output of 115 ... The Pan Pacific Vancouver has 504 rooms and suites and several restaurants and a lounge. ...
Ocean Hill. *Ocean Parkway. *Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards. *Park Slope. *Plumb Beach ... Pacific Islander, 0.7% (683) from other races, and 1.3% (1,237) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were ...
"Pacific Standard. Retrieved 2018-10-23.. *^ a b c Holthaus, Eric (2016-11-11). "The Kids Suing the Government Over Climate ... and ocean acidification.[20] About a month later, the complaint was amended to make the lead defendant newly-elected President ... "Pacific Standard. Retrieved 2018-11-18.. *^ Wood, Mary Christina (2008). "Atmospheric Trust Litigation, in "Climate Change: A ...
Darryl S. L. Jarvis (2003). International Business Risk: A Handbook for the Asia-Pacific Region. Cambridge University Press. p ... Darryl S. L. Jarvis (2003). International Business Risk: A Handbook for the Asia-Pacific Region. Cambridge University Press. p ... British Indian Ocean Territory. *Christmas Island. *Cocos (Keeling) Islands. *Hong Kong. *Macau ...
... and from the moisture of the San Francisco fog that frequently rolls in from the Pacific Ocean through the Golden Gate to San ... on the Golden Gate Bridge is specially formulated to protect the bridge from the danger of rust from salt spray off the ocean, ...
Indian Ocean trade and Han China[edit]. Although Ge Hong was the first writer of traditional Chinese medicine who accurately ... Pacific NW measles (2019). *New York measles (2019). *Kuala Koh measles (2019) ... The plague affected Roman culture and literature and may have severely affected Indo-Roman trade relations in the Indian Ocean. ... William H. Schoff (2004) [1912]. Lance Jenott (ed.). "'The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea: Travel and Trade in the Indian Ocean ...
"The sea otter in the eastern Pacific Ocean". North American Fauna. 68: 1-352. doi:10.3996/nafa.68.0001.. ...
"Making a Splash in the Pacific Ocean: Dolphin and Whale Myths and Legends of Oceania" (PDF). Rapa Nui Journal. 12: 75-84. ... The IWC has designated two whale sanctuaries: the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, and the Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary. The ... Whaling in the South Pacific and Southern Oceans". The Monthly: Australian politics, societies, and cultures.. ... in the Indian Ocean Sanctuary, 1772-1986 in Cetaceans and cetacean research in the Indian Ocean Sanctuary. UNEP Marine Mammal ...
High Commissioner for the Western Pacific. former. (Australia). *Governor-General of Australia *Government Resident of Central ... Commissioner for the British Indian Ocean Territory. *Governor of the Virgin Islands ...
... s are found on reefs in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans and the Caribbean Sea.[2] They form extensive ... Veron, J.E.N. (1986) Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus and Robertson Publishers, UK. ... and pollutants into the oceans and stressing the fragile reef ecosystem. Overfishing has 'knock-on' effects that result in the ... "A new and presumably now extinct species of Millepora (Hydrozoa) in the eastern Pacific" (PDF). Zoologische Mededelingen. 65 ...
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The Tethys, Mongol-Okhotsk and various small domains of early Pacific ocean crust constituted other small oceans. Paleomagnetic ... The Mongol-Okhotsk Ocean also known as the Khangai-Khantey Ocean was an ancient ocean, present during the Mesozoic. Oceanic ... Oceans portal List of ancient oceans Van der Voo, van Hinsbergen, Domeier, Spakman, Torsvik (2015). Latest Jurassic-earliest ... During the early Mesozoic, the Solonker Ocean, also known as the Intra-Asian Ocean closed bringing together two large ...
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Pacific Alliance Pacific coast Pacific Time Zone Seven Seas Trans-Pacific Partnership War of ... The oldest Pacific Ocean floor is only around 180 Ma old, with older crust subducted by now. The Pacific Ocean contains several ... "Pacific-ing Asian Pacific American History," Journal of Asian American Studies 7#3 (2004): 241-270. EPIC Pacific Ocean Data ... Maris Pacifici by Ortelius (1589). One of the first printed maps to show the Pacific Ocean Map of the Pacific Ocean during ...
Ocean Pacific Apparel Corp. (Ocean Pacific or OP) is a manufacturing company based in Irvine, California, United States. It ... Boissiere bought Ocean Pacific in 1998. Baker stayed on as Warnaco acquired Ocean Pacific in 2003 and sold it to current owner ... and the Ocean Pacific apparel line was created. Jenks idea for clothing under the Ocean Pacific label quickly became popular ... Fred Ryan purchased North County Ding Repair from John Smith along with the Ocean Pacific surfboard label. The Ocean Pacific ...
... portion of the western South Pacific Ocean, bounded on the west by New Guinea, on the north by New Britain, and on the east by ... Home Geography & Travel Physical Geography of Water Oceans & Seas Solomon Sea. Pacific Ocean ... Solomon Sea, portion of the western South Pacific Ocean, bounded on the west by New Guinea, on the north by New Britain, and on ... Buka Island, island of Papua New Guinea in the Solomon Sea, southwestern Pacific Ocean. Geographically, Buka is one of the ...
... submarine depression in the floor of the South Pacific Ocean. The sea reaches a depth of more than 9,600 feet (2,930 metres) ... Pacific Ocean. Pacific Ocean. , body of salt water extending from the Antarctic region in the south to the Arctic in the north ... Koro Sea, submarine depression in the floor of the South Pacific Ocean. The sea reaches a depth of more than 9,600 feet (2,930 ... largest island (4,026 square miles [10,429 square km]) of Fiji, west of the Koro Sea in the South Pacific Ocean. Its name means ...
A British sailor nearly lost his life in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and it was all captured on video. Andrew Taylor was ... Man overboard in middle of Pacific Ocean rescued. A British sailor nearly lost his life in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and ... Man overboard in middle of Pacific Ocean rescued A British sailor nearly lost his life in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and ... Man overboard in middle of Pacific Ocean rescued. USA TODAY Published 6:00 p.m. ET April 1, 2014 , Updated 7:17 p.m. ET April 1 ...
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NASA Ocean Color (2005, March 11) Nitrogen Fixers in the Southwest Pacific. Accessed January 15, 2015. ... Reconstructing the Recent History of Pacific Ocean Life. A new statistical reconstruction of chlorophyll measurements could ... shows a bloom of Trichodesmium erythraeum in the southwest Pacific Ocean between New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The second image ... photographed the bloom while headed toward the South Pacific Ocean Time Series (SPOT) marine observation station. ...
Japans cutbacks handicap monitoring of changes in Pacific Ocean. The global lens used to follow El Nino has become a bit less ... French swimmer departs from Japan and begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt. Long distance swimmer Ben Lecomte set off from ... On June 5 Ben Lecomte entered the ocean off Chiba Prefecture to begin his attempt at a record-breaking swim across the Pacific ... The drilling under the Nankai Trough in the Pacific Ocean will be part of a project by 900 experts ... ...
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Monterey Bay: Following the DNA trail in the Pacific Ocean Researchers find new way to track marine life. ... As ocean acidification and climate change become the new reality, scientists wonder what will happen to the distribution and ... So in 2013, he and his team put this concern to the test in the well-studied waters off Pacific Grove. Alongside the eDNA work ... Andruszkiewicz Allan is working on a project to model how eDNA moves in the ocean so that one could know where and when an ...
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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) warns that 16 Pacific Island countries and territories could see over half ... Urgent action is required to safe Pacific Ocean mangroves from the impacts of rising sea levels, linked with climate change. ... Climate Change Imperils Pacific Ocean Mangroves. Urgent action is required to safe Pacific Ocean mangroves from the impacts of ... United Nations Environment Programme, "Climate Change Threat to Pacific Ocean Mangroves," UNEP News Release 2006/35, 18 July ...
Climate Change Tweaks Pacific Ocean Chemistry. Either the end of the Little Ice Age or the Industrial Revolution has changed ... Deep in the subtropical Pacific, one of the worlds longest-lived animals has been documenting the oceans history. ... Living on the oceans surface, these microorganisms can take nitrogen from the atmosphere and convert it to nitrate, a form ... Now, those pieces, collected in a series of deep-sea dives, are being used by scientists to prove that changes in ocean ...
For now I just sat there, alone on an empty shelf of beach, watching the sun slowly dive into the Pacific as bit by bit the ... We are miles out to sea, well beyond where the Pacific endlessly smashes itself upon the broken teeth of the California coast. ... A good friend once confessed to a deep-seated, almost instinctual fear of the open ocean; doubtless he would find this ... Occasionally schooling fish flicker silver at the very edge of vision, but otherwise the ocean appears empty. The only sounds ...
And the weather story of the planet begins in the worlds biggest ocean, the Pacific. ... Pacific Ocean. The Pacific is the largest, deepest ocean on Earth. Heat, in immeasurable quantities, is stored in the worlds ... Since the Pacific is by far the deepest ocean, as well as the broadest and longest, the amount of heat it can absorb and ... The Pacific Ocean is broiled by the sun, whatever the season. Because the Earth tilts on its axis, the northern parts of the ...
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  • The second Asia Pacific Day for the Ocean will be held on 8 November 2019 in Bangkok. (unescap.org)
  • The Day for the Ocean 2019 will be an opportunity to review technological developments and scientific innovations that can contribute to a more sustainable management of our oceans and their ecosystems. (unescap.org)
  • In fiscal year 2019, the Coast Guard seized more than 230,000 pounds of cocaine from over 100 suspected smuggling vessels and detained more than 400 suspected smugglers in the drug transit zones of the eastern Pacific Ocean, according to the statement. (10news.com)
  • A U.S. Navy spokesperson told CNN, while 'there are no indications that any U.S. Navy personnel have contracted Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)' at this time, Pacific Fleet 'is implementing additional mitigations to prevent Sailors from contracting COVID-19. (newsmax.com)
  • As ocean acidification and climate change become the new reality, scientists wonder what will happen to the distribution and well-being of plants and animals. (mercurynews.com)
  • Saving coral reefs - Coral reefs across the Pacific region are under threat from warming oceans, acidification and the aquarium trade. (cnn.com)
  • Although the physical and chemical basis for ocean acidification is well understood, there exist few field data of sufficient duration, resolution, and accuracy to document the acidification rate and to elucidate the factors governing its variability. (pnas.org)
  • We suggest that physical and biogeochemical processes alter the acidification rate with depth and time and must therefore be given due consideration when designing and interpreting ocean pH monitoring efforts and predictive models. (pnas.org)
  • Accurate assessments of the rate of ocean acidification, and improvements in our understanding of the factors regulating its progress, are therefore of considerable importance. (pnas.org)
  • Our oceans are a vital source of livelihood, nutrition and economic growth in the region and are essential to mitigate the impacts of climate change. (unescap.org)
  • The ocean is a vital source of livelihood, employment, nutrition and economic growth in the region, yet its capacity to sustain development is being threatened by pollution, overfishing, climate change and inadequate governance. (unescap.org)
  • The western Pacific has many major marginal seas, including the South China Sea, the East China Sea, the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk, the Philippine Sea, the Coral Sea, and the Tasman Sea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Find out how deep your knowledge of oceans and seas goes with this quiz. (britannica.com)
  • The report, "Pacific Island Mangroves in a Changing Climate and Rising Seas," was compiled by the Regional Seas Programme of UNEP, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) based in Apia, Samoa, the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council in Honolulu, United States, and more than a dozen additional agencies and organizations from the Pacific Islands region. (worldwatch.org)
  • The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the will bring together stakeholders from across the region in preparation for the theme of its annual Commission session and the global UN " Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development . (unescap.org)
  • The area of the Pacific Ocean, excluding adjacent seas, is judged to be between 63.8-70 million square miles (165.2-181.3 million square kilometers), which is twice the area of the Atlantic Ocean and greater than the total land area of the planet. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The western Pacific has many peripheral seas. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • After braving perilous seas and navigating through what are now known as the Straits of Magellan, his small fleet entered an unfamiliar ocean in Nov. 1520. (yahoo.com)
  • Protecting the oceans - 16 tiny island nations in the Pacific Ocean met last week to discuss protecting 10% of the world's seas. (cnn.com)
  • Jul 31, 2018 · Ocean Pacific was founded in 1972 by Jim Jenks, a San Diego-based surfboard maker and former sportswear rep. (yahoo.com)
  • File - In this Sept. 8, 2018 file photo, a ship tows The Ocean Cleanup's first buoyant trash-collecting device toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco en route to the Pacific Ocean. (foxbusiness.com)
  • But Boyan Slat, who launched the Pacific Ocean cleanup project, told The Associated Press in an interview Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, he is confident the 2,000-foot (600-meter) long floating boom will be fixed. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Against this backdrop, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in close cooperation with custodian agencies of the Communities of Ocean Action and the UN Special Envoy for the Ocean are organizing the first-ever Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean on 20 November 2018 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. (unescap.org)
  • Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center, which makes Ileana's hurricane-force wind area about 15 miles larger than Hurricane Kirk's in the Atlantic Ocean today. (nasa.gov)
  • These findings were completely unexpected,' says Dr Alexander Arkhipkin of the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department, based in Stanley, on the Falkland Islands in the southwest Atlantic Ocean. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The Pacific Ocean is generally warmer than the Atlantic ocean. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The Atlantic ocean Is more saltier then the Pacific ocean. (answers.com)
  • Is the Atlantic ocean more salty than the pacific ocean? (answers.com)
  • Yes Atlantic Ocean is more saline than Pacific Ocean. (answers.com)
  • Pacific ocean or Atlantic ocean coldest? (answers.com)
  • Answer:The Pacific Ocean is the answer because it is a lot bigger than the Atlantic Ocean. (answers.com)
  • More states border the Atlantic Ocean than do the Pacific Ocean. (answers.com)
  • What do more tsunamis occur in the pacific ocean or in the Atlantic ocean? (answers.com)
  • Why the pacific ocean has so many trenches and Atlantic ocean does not? (answers.com)
  • Is Pacific ocean dangerous then Atlantic ocean? (answers.com)
  • Many more states border the Atlantic ocean than the pacific ocean and what accounts for this? (answers.com)
  • Why is the pacific ocean more active than the Atlantic ocean for hurricanes? (answers.com)
  • How much more in square miles is the pacific than the Atlantic ocean? (answers.com)
  • The Pacific Ocean is 63.8 million sq miles in size, while the Atlantic Ocean is 31.8 million sq miles, which make a difference of 32 million sq miles. (answers.com)
  • Which makes the Pacific Ocean twice as large as the Atlantic Ocean. (answers.com)
  • Atlantic Ocean 3. (answers.com)
  • In 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, in the employ of Spain, began a journey across the Atlantic Ocean to seek a western route to the Spice Islands via South America. (yahoo.com)
  • These corals feed on particles that rain down from the surface layers [of the ocean], and they incorporate that material into their skeleton,' Sherwood said. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Heat, in immeasurable quantities, is stored in the world's ocean generally, particularly in the Pacific, which occupies one-third of the planet's entire surface area. (popsci.com)
  • The Pacific Ocean comprises about 46 percent of the Earth's water surface, and about 32 percent of its total surface area. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • In the open Pacific, the highest surface salinities, 37 parts per thousand, occur in the southeastern region. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Seasonal variations there, and in the eastern Pacific where seasonal weather causes changes in surface currents, are significant. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The surface circulation of Pacific waters is generally clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere (the North Pacific Gyre) and counter-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere with the axes of the North and South Equatorial currents coinciding, respectively, with the parallel of 15°N and the equator. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Would the Atlantic and the pacific ocean cover more surface area than the pacific and Indian ocean? (answers.com)
  • Eleven Pacific Island countries are members of the World Bank and have a combined population of about 2.3 million people, scattered across an area equivalent to 15% of the globe's surface. (yahoo.com)
  • The largest ocean, the Pacific covers one-third of the Earth 's surface. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Since there appeared to be coupling between abrupt Arctic temperature changes and sea surface temperature changes in both the North Atlantic and North Pacific in the past, we thought it was important to untangle how each region may affect the Arctic differently in order to provide insight into recent and future Arctic changes," Summer Praetorius, a former postdoctoral fellow at the Carnegie Institution for Science, said in a news release . (upi.com)
  • Slat has said he hopes one day to deploy 60 of the devices to skim plastic debris off the surface of the ocean. (smh.com.au)
  • We also observe substantial interannual variability in surface pH, influenced by climate-induced fluctuations in upper ocean stability. (pnas.org)
  • Over the past 250 years, the mean pH of the surface global ocean has decreased from ≈8.2 to 8.1, which is roughly equivalent to a 30% increase in [H + ] ( 1 ⇔ - 3 ). (pnas.org)
  • The vessel was found Saturday morning resting on the ocean floor, about 5,500 meters below the surface of the water. (komonews.com)
  • The time history of mixed layer bomb 14 C concentrations in the CEP indicate an exchange time of 4-6 years between the subtropical and equatorial surface oceans. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • But rising ocean temperatures combined with plastics pollution, runoff from our roads and agriculture, and mismanagement of farmed fish allow pathogens like sea star wasting disease to simmer below the surface. (mynorthwest.com)
  • A ship towed the 2,000-foot-long (600-meter-long) barrier in September from San Francisco to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch - an island of trash twice the size of Texas. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Further, the findings highlight the increasing problem of floating marine debris gathered in vast, slow-moving ocean currents known as gyres, such as the North Atlantic Gyre off the coast of Georgia, US, and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, located within the North Pacific Gyre - currently the largest concentration of plastic waste on the planet. (fis.com)
  • But Midway is also at the center of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a vast area of floating plastic collected by circulating oceanic currents. (thetelegraph.com)
  • In: P.H. Dutton, D. Squires and A. Mahfuzuddin (eds), Conservation and sustainable management of sea turtles in the Pacific Ocean , pp. 37-59. (iucnredlist.org)
  • At the Pacific Islands Forum in the Cook Islands, 16 countries that when combined make up a tiny fraction of the world's land, came together and made some of the largest ocean commitments in history towards the sustainable management of their oceans, which conversely make up an immense 10% of the world's ocean area. (cnn.com)
  • A new statistical reconstruction of chlorophyll measurements could help ocean scientists better understand how ocean biology patterns change over time. (nasa.gov)
  • Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and scientists say little can be done to save it while a throwaway culture persists. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Sometimes, scientists use a version of the technique known as metabarcoding to assess DNA from whole groups of organisms, providing a broader snapshot of the biodiversity in a spot in the ocean. (mercurynews.com)
  • Now, those pieces, collected in a series of deep-sea dives, are being used by scientists to prove that changes in ocean chemistry are linked with changes in the climate. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Scientists have theorized that as the ocean has warmed, it has become more stratified, which may limit the amount of upwelling that occurs. (scientificamerican.com)
  • This week, peek over the shoulders of scientists participating in a sea turtle rodeo in the middle of the Pacific Ocean when you visit The New York Times 's "Scientist At Work: Notes from the Field" blog (scientistatwork.blogs.nytimes.com). (amnh.org)
  • Using historic data, scientists designed new models to predict how heat flow in the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans is driving Arctic amplification. (upi.com)
  • In the new research, published Jan. 22 in the journal Science of the Total Environment , marine scientists funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) studied 50 larval Dungeness crabs ( Metacarcinus magister ) collected from 10 sites near the Pacific coast of the United States and Canada. (livescience.com)
  • Scientists found that parts of the Pacific Ocean are absorbing heat faster than they have over the past 10,000 years. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In the analysis, scientists reconstructed the temperature of the plankton's habitat in the middle depths of the western Pacific going back 10,000 years. (baltimoresun.com)
  • June 10, 2015 - Scientists have discovered the deepest high-temperature hydrothermal vent in the Pacific Ocean, located in the Gulf of California's Pescadero Basin. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Urgent action is required to safe Pacific Ocean mangroves from the impacts of rising sea levels, linked with climate change. (worldwatch.org)
  • United Nations Environment Programme, "Climate Change Threat to Pacific Ocean Mangroves," UNEP News Release 2006/35, 18 July 2006. (worldwatch.org)
  • A rocket carrying NASA's newest climate satellite failed to reach orbit today (March 4) and likely crashed into the southern Pacific Ocean after its nose cone failed to separate on time, space agency officials said. (space.com)
  • A similar launch failure occurred on a Taurus rocket in 2009, dooming another NASA climate mission - the Orbiting Carbon Observatory - when it also crashed into the southern Pacific Ocean . (space.com)
  • By prescribing the effects of man-made climate change and observed global ocean temperatures, our model can reproduce the observed shifts in weather patterns and wildfire occurrences. (eurekalert.org)
  • Bringing together observed and simulated measurements on ocean temperatures, atmospheric pressure, water soil and wildfire occurrences, the researchers have a powerful tool in their hands, which they are willing to test in other regions of the world: "Using the same climate model configuration, we will also study the soil water and fire risk predictability in other parts of our world, such as the Mediterranean, Australia or parts of Asia", concludes Timmermann. (eurekalert.org)
  • Changes in the Pacific Ocean may have a larger influence on the climate system than generally recognized," said Carnegie researcher Ken Caldeira. (upi.com)
  • Aug. 7 (UPI) -- New research suggests heat flow in the northern Pacific Ocean is having a greater impact on climate change in the Arctic than expected. (upi.com)
  • While this is a highly idealized study, our results suggest that changes in the Pacific Ocean may have a larger influence on the climate system than generally recognized," said Carnegie researcher Ken Caldeira . (upi.com)
  • Like many other experts, including those from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Stewart recommends strict protections for at least 30 percent of the world's oceans-a goal that seems even more critical with the recent publication of a study showing that large, fully protected reserves help build climate change resilience in ocean species. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Trenberth and others have expressed reservations about the pace of warming reported in the study, saying it may be unique to the Western Pacific and fails to account for the cooling and warming of naturally occurring climate patterns like El Niño and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Natural processes in the atmosphere, ocean and land can each influence climate in sometimes predictable ways. (frontiersin.org)
  • Use Roi-Namur Island (Reagan Test Site-U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll) on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (U.S. Associated Pacific Islands) as a test case based on historical information, sea-level rise predictions, and global climate model (GCM) output. (usgs.gov)
  • The impacts of climate change and sea-level rise around the Pacific and Arctic Oceans can vary tremendously. (usgs.gov)
  • As long ago as the late sixteenth century, South American fishermen working out of ports in the north of Peru, from Tumbes on the Ecuadorian border to Chimbote close to Lima, took note of what happened in the ocean waters. (popsci.com)
  • All three species habitually live in the deep waters of the north Pacific, at depths greater than 600-1000m. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The salinities of the Pacific waters near Antarctica are less than 34 parts per thousand, and the lowest salinities, those of less than 32 parts per thousand, occur in the extreme northern zones. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Earlier Tuesday, Hawaiian officials declared a state of emergency as the hurricane approached the southern waters of the Pacific island state. (voanews.com)
  • Roughly 20 percent of the sharks head over to the waters around Hawaii, and the remainder head out to a seeming dead spot in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. (atlasobscura.com)
  • over time, turbulent mixing, subduction, and advection are expected to transport anthropogenic CO 2 from the seasonally mixed layer into the ocean interior, lowering the pH of these deeper waters as well ( 4 ). (pnas.org)
  • 3,500 fish tagged in total) in rivers and coastal ocean waters, including an assessment of where mortality predominantly occurs during the juvenile migration. (pnas.org)
  • One exception to this is found in the far southwestern Pacific where there is evidence of anthropogenic CO 2 in the northward moving bottom waters. (wiley.com)
  • Highly controversial mining and energy projects are already planned in similar Pacific waters controlled by other nations. (nrdc.org)
  • The area where Sherwood and Guilderson see these changes is called the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, an area of circular ocean currents that is often called the largest contiguous ecosystem on Earth. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Satellite observations have indicated that this and other gyres, areas of rotating ocean currents, have been growing larger, and this research also supports that finding, Guilderson said. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The deliberate voyaging of Pacific Islanders demonstrated practical knowledge of the major currents, wind patterns, and methods of island screens. (encyclopedia.com)
  • But circulating currents now bring an abundance of plastic and other trash from all around the Pacific Rim to Hawaii's beaches. (thetelegraph.com)
  • At the halfway mark between the global 2017 and 2020 United Nations Ocean Conference, this is the first event of its kind at the regional level that aims to take stock of progress made by countries in the region on SDG14 targets, expand Communities of Ocean Action and catalyze new commitments for a healthy ocean in Asia and the Pacific. (unescap.org)
  • Boatswain Mick Utley assists in the deployment of the CTD rosette, an instrument used to collect water samples and other oceanographic measurements from different depths of the ocean. (mercurynews.com)
  • But nitrogen in this form will have a different isotope signature than the nitrogen that comes from the ocean depths. (scientificamerican.com)
  • About 150 years ago, the source of nitrogen, which is used as food by primary producers like plankton, shifted from the ocean depths to the atmosphere. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Another, less well-known pattern of ocean movement known as thermohaline circulation can also shift this heat downward into the depths of the sea. (popsci.com)
  • New samples of rock and sediment from the depths of the eastern Pacific Ocean may help explain the cause of large, destructive earthquakes similar to the Tohoku Earthquake that struck Japan in mid-March. (nsf.gov)
  • Fiji's coral reefs - The Pacific Oceanscape is an ambitious intitiative to preserve and sustainably manage an area covering 10% of the world's oceans. (cnn.com)
  • Covering approximately 59 million square miles and containing more than half of the free water on Earth, the Pacific is by far the largest of the world's ocean basins. (yahoo.com)
  • The Japanese government plans to release treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear disaster into the Pacific Ocean in two years. (msn.com)
  • Meanwhile, Tepco estimated about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from one of the storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, but also denied toxic water was flowing into the Pacific Ocean. (upi.com)
  • Tokyo Electric Power Co. began dumping groundwater from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the Pacific on Wednesday, in a bid to manage the huge amounts of radioactive water that have built up at the complex. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Fukushima radiation has contaminated the entire Pacific Ocean. (globalresearch.ca)
  • If that weren't bad enough, Fukushima continues to leak an astounding 300 tons of radioactive waste into the Pacific Ocean every day. (globalresearch.ca)
  • It should come as no surprise, then, that Fukushima has contaminated the entire Pacific Ocean in just five years. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Approximately 300 tons of radioactive water have already gone into the ground from where they can seep into the nearby Pacific Ocean . (care2.com)
  • When the Japanese people now find out that the accident is worse than we thought and they have been leaking many tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean for almost two and a half years, this is a catastrophe. (rt.com)
  • The judge called the massive tsunami "predictable" and said the major nuclear disaster, which is responsible for 300 tons of radioactive water entering the Pacific Ocean every single day, could have been avoided. (globalresearch.ca)
  • That course would take Celia into the open Pacific, and forecasters said there was no immediate threat to land. (csmonitor.com)
  • For Pacific islanders, the persistently selfish and short-sighted approach of the world's major emitters has gone from disappointing to frustrating to infuriating. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Pacific islanders also harvest dyes from mangroves to treat textiles, nets and fish traps. (worldwatch.org)
  • The indigenous inhabitants of the Pacific Islands are referred to as Pacific Islanders . (wikipedia.org)
  • Water temperatures in the Pacific vary from freezing in the poleward areas to about 25-30°C(Celsius) (77-84°F) near the equator. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • In some regions near the equator, such as Guam, the ocean temperature reaches 86 degrees Fahrenheit, while near the poles, the water temperature dips to 2 below zero. (reference.com)
  • The margins of the world's largest ocean basin are therefore a primary target for research into the triggering mechanisms of large quakes. (nsf.gov)
  • Peaceful cooperation and mutual understanding are indispensable for sustained development around the Pacific rim basin and for the establishment of a safe global environment. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Most of the world's volcanoes are located in the Pacific Ocean basin. (reference.com)
  • Increasing marine vessel traffic, and oil and gas exploration and development throughout the North Pacific basin brings increasing risks of oil spills. (springer.com)
  • Overall, crabs collected closer to the coastline, where oceans tend to be more acidic, were in much worse shape than crabs collected farther out a-sea. (livescience.com)
  • The Pacific Ocean has some really scenic coastline and this stretch along the West Coast at Cape Palmerston on Northern Vancouver Island is no exception. (hickerphoto.com)
  • The Pacific Ocean constantly pounds this scenic coastline with wave action at Cape Palmerston on Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. (hickerphoto.com)
  • Deep in the subtropical Pacific, one of the world's longest-lived animals has been documenting the ocean's history. (scientificamerican.com)
  • An idea first broached by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the term "Indo-Pacific" recognizes the increasing connectivity between the Indian and Pacific oceans. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Demographic parameters of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins ( Tursiops aduncus ) around Mikura Island, Japan. (iucnredlist.org)
  • A resident population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins ( Tursiops aduncus ) in Amakusa, western Kyushu, Japan. (iucnredlist.org)
  • Population size, distribution, and behavior of Indo-Pacific bottlenose ( Tursiops aduncus ) and humpback ( Sousa chinensis ) dolphins off the south coast of Zanzibar. (iucnredlist.org)
  • A trash collection device deployed to corral plastic litter floating in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii has broken apart and will be hauled back to dry land for repairs. (smh.com.au)
  • The Ocean Cleanup, a floating boom to corral plastic litter in the Pacific Ocean, is assembled in Alameda, California. (smh.com.au)
  • The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, located in the western north Pacific, is the deepest point in the world, reaching a depth of 10,928 meters (35,853 feet). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Pacific also contains the deepest point in the Southern Hemisphere, the Horizon Deep in the Tonga Trench, at 10,823 meters (35,509 feet). (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the Pacific is by far the deepest ocean, as well as the broadest and longest, the amount of heat it can absorb and circulate within itself is almost beyond imagination. (popsci.com)
  • The Pacific is the largest, deepest ocean on Earth. (popsci.com)
  • It is the deepest ocean in the world, and its deepest point is called The Challenger Deep. (reference.com)
  • Tepco said about 31 gallons of the toxic water has so far leaked from one of the storage tanks, but said it hadn't flowed into the Pacific Ocean. (upi.com)
  • Tepco said 560 tons of groundwater captured and stored before it entered reactor building basements was to be released Wednesday, using a bypass system that funnels it toward the ocean after checking for radiation levels. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Using the bypass, Tepco hopes to divert an average of 100 tons of untainted groundwater a day into the ocean. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The next discharge into the Pacific is expected to involve about 790 tons of groundwater stored since last year, although a Tepco official stopped short Tuesday of saying when that may take place. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • And in the Pacific portion of this area-by far the largest-a series of curious atmospheric and oceanic events occur that appear to be most crucial to the creation of the world's weather. (popsci.com)
  • The Pacific Ocean (from the Latin name Mare Pacificum, "peaceful sea," bestowed upon it by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan ) is the largest of the Earth 's oceanic divisions. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Hurricane Celia: This image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the probability of sustained hurricane force winds for Hurricane Celia, which is moving westward away from Mexico's pacific coast. (csmonitor.com)
  • Using a global ocean biogeochemical model combined with a forecast of physical oceanic and atmospheric variables from the NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, we assess the skill of a chlorophyll concentrations forecast in the Equatorial Pacific for the period 2012-2015 with a focus on the forecast of the onset of the 2015 El Niño event. (frontiersin.org)
  • The centers of both the Water Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere are in the Pacific Ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ocean circulation (caused by the Coriolis effect) subdivides it[citation needed] into two largely independent volumes of water, which meet at the equator: the North(ern) Pacific Ocean and South(ern) Pacific Ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, just a liter of ocean water, housing millions of genetic sequences, can tell many tales about the ecological history of a place. (mercurynews.com)
  • When the same intense heat radiates down onto the ocean, the water warms slowly at first, but it retains the heat it absorbs for a long time. (popsci.com)
  • It does so especially where the ocean is subject to the most intense solar heating: that wide band of water between the tropics and along the equator, a band that shifts to the north and the south as the seasons change. (popsci.com)
  • It was named by the explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1520 as he sailed through a calm patch of water on the ocean. (yahoo.com)
  • He called this body of water pacific, due to the calmness of the water at the time (' pacific ' means peaceful). (yahoo.com)
  • The Pacific Ocean is the world's largest body of water. (reference.com)
  • The one obvious and most practical solution is to use the vast quantities of water in the ocean to dilute the contaminated water as to where it becomes harmless to humans and other life forms. (ibtimes.com)
  • Hines further commented that there is a real concern by stakeholders representing U.S. commercial interest that the U.S. government is not showing a commitment to the Country's distant water fisheries in the Pacific region. (prweb.com)
  • In some parts of the ocean there's a sandwich of water where there's no measureable oxygen," Rocap said. (eurekalert.org)
  • The company has yet to identify what the cause of the leak was and also says that is no evidence that any water has made its way into the ocean. (care2.com)
  • An estimated 300 tonnes of contaminated water is spilling daily into the ocean. (rt.com)
  • The Nuclear Regulation Authority ordered an investigation to discover if the radioactive water had escaped into the ocean through nearby drains, Kyodo News reported Monday. (upi.com)
  • What Is the Average Water Temperature of the Pacific Ocean? (reference.com)
  • The average water temperature of the Pacific Ocean varies according to location. (reference.com)
  • On Pacific coastlines around the Untied States, average water temperatures range between 50 F and 69 F depending upon the season and location. (reference.com)
  • Nonprofit Algalita runs scientific studies on the global spread of marine debris and pushes for limiting the world's 'plastic footprint' on water bodies like rivers and oceans. (fis.com)
  • SAN DIEGO (CNS) - More than 13 tons of cocaine seized in international water of the eastern Pacific Ocean from late June to mid-July were offloaded in San Diego Friday by the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast. (10news.com)
  • In Tara's first ocean row, the Trans-Atlantic Rowing Race from the Canary Islands to the West Indies in 2005, she and rowing partner Iain Rudkin completed 3518 km of the of the 4800 km race and had spent 47 days at sea before the boat started to take on water and then capsized forcing them to abandon ship and require rescue. (auckland.ac.nz)
  • Deep sea fish species found in the north Pacific Ocean have mysteriously been caught in the southwest Atlantic, on the other side of the world. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Previously both species were only known from the deepwaters of the north Pacific Ocean. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Most of the fish found were lanternfish -- deep-sea dwellers that are both one of the most common ocean fish and a food source for popular species like tuna and mahi-mahi. (fis.com)
  • This new research shows that in addition to a discernible contribution from natural forcings and human-induced global warming, the large-scale difference between Atlantic and Pacific ocean temperatures plays a fundamental role in causing droughts, and enhancing wildfire risks. (eurekalert.org)
  • The models showed both warming and cooling trends in the North Pacific had a larger impact on Arctic temperatures than changes in the North Atlantic. (upi.com)
  • Papua New Guinea - The Pacific Oceanscape was set up in 2009 at the Pacific Island Forum in 2009 attended by 15 Pacific region governments. (cnn.com)
  • AFT Holdings and its stakeholders are now contacting U.S. Government agencies and Congressional leadership-specifically Hawaiian Senators Schatz and Hirono-in an effort to update and search for bipartisan support that will ensure a future for the United States fleet in the Pacific region. (prweb.com)
  • The search for a missing pilot continued into Saturday in an area of the far western Pacific Ocean after two Navy fighter jets collided and crashed on Friday, according to officials. (ibtimes.com)
  • The Fisheries Agency is considering adopting annual catch limits for Pacific bluefin tuna, which according to an international conservation body is facing extinction, government sources said. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Small-scale fisheries of Peru: a major sink for marine turtles in the Pacific. (iucnredlist.org)
  • The fisheries of the Pacific, which provide more than three-fifths of the total world catch, are now suffering from overfishing and environmental pollution, and populations can only be maintained through an international effort. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Representatives of Ocean Global and Sea Global participated in the recent treaty negotiations, along with other tuna Industry members, U.S. State and National Marine Fisheries representatives, and noted their extreme disappointment in the outcome. (prweb.com)
  • The loss of our Country's influence in the Pacific fisheries has a direct impact on thousands of Americans-from Samoa to Hawaii onto the Mainland in California and even Georgia-who rely on raw tuna material for jobs, as well as a consistent supply for the American consumer," Hines said. (prweb.com)
  • U.S. fisheries for tropical tunas and billfishes in the central-western Pacific and albacore in the South Pacific, 1994-1998. (noaa.gov)
  • This system provides an initial basis for future applications including the effects of El Niño events on fisheries and other ocean resources given improvements identified in the analysis of these results. (frontiersin.org)
  • MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) - Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life. (thetelegraph.com)
  • The Pacific Coast is known for its vast kelp forests. (npr.org)
  • America has a long tradition of protecting our marine heritage, and last month, President Obama honored that tradition by announcing plans to preserve a vast stretch of the central Pacific Ocean . (nrdc.org)
  • Earthquake/Tsunamis, Fukishima radiation, huge typhoons and floods, the anger of the oceans will destroy Japan for their immoral actions. (care2.com)
  • When have very serious quantities of radiation going into the Pacific Ocean. (rt.com)
  • El Niño Southern Oscillation), slowly varying processes (e.g. ocean biogeochemistry), and external forcing (e.g., winds, radiation). (frontiersin.org)
  • According to them, the amount of radiation in the Pacific Ocean is increasing every year. (globalresearch.ca)
  • The Galápagos and Gilbert Islands, while straddling the equator, are deemed wholly within the South Pacific. (wikipedia.org)
  • The South Equatorial Current, flowing west along the equator, swings southward east of New Guinea , turns east at about 50°S, and joins the main westerly circulation of the Southern Pacific, which includes the Earth-circling Antarctic Circumpolar Current. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The ocean's current name was coined by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan during the Spanish circumnavigation of the world in 1521, as he encountered favorable winds on reaching the ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • Southern5 Oceans in the world 1. (answers.com)
  • Is Atlantic the largest ocean in the world? (answers.com)
  • The largest ocean in the world is the Pacific, followed in order of size by: The Atlantic The Indian Ocean The Southern Ocean The Arctic Ocean For more information, see the related link. (answers.com)
  • World Oceans Day is an annual celebration of the ocean, its importance to our lives, and how each of us can protect it, no matter where we live. (pacificwhale.org)
  • Held on June 08, this year's theme was 'Together We Can', encouraging people from around the world to share what they are doing to protect the ocean, showcasing the idea that, together, we can make a difference. (pacificwhale.org)
  • Congratulations to our World Oceans Day Treasure Hunt winners! (pacificwhale.org)
  • Rowing 2 hrs, then taking 2 hrs off, the team plans to break the world record for fastest female team across the Pacific. (gofundme.com)
  • Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that Iranian flotilla of warships entered the Pacific Ocean after passing through the Malaga region, one of the most important waterways around the world. (irna.ir)
  • The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy explores ocean law and policy issues in the most economically dynamic region in the world: the Asia-Pacific. (brill.com)
  • 1521) sailed out of the stormy passage of the strait at the southern tip of South America into the Pacific Ocean and named it the peaceful, calm, quiet ocean. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It's critical to understand how subduction zone earthquakes and tsunamis originate--especially in light of recent events in Japan,' says Rodey Batiza of NSF's Division of Ocean Sciences. (nsf.gov)
  • It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arctic Ocean 5. (answers.com)
  • Like swings of a very slow pendulum, this implies that there is predictability in the large-scale atmosphere/ocean system, which we expect will have a substantial societal benefit," explains Yoshimitsu Chikamoto, lead author of the study and Assistant Professor at the University of Utah in Logan. (eurekalert.org)
  • Humans have pumped about 2 trillion tons (1.8 trillion metric tons) of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere since the start of the Industrial Revolution, and the ocean has absorbed about 25% of it. (livescience.com)
  • The timing could be fortuitous, because we may be pumping the atmosphere full of carbon after a naturally-occurring cooldown, just when the oceans are most prepared to absorb the heat, Rosenthal said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Do more rivers int the US flow into the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean? (answers.com)
  • More rivers flow into the Atlantic than the Pacific. (answers.com)
  • Back in July, the utility admitted for the first time that groundwater full of radioactive isotypes has been making its way into the ocean. (care2.com)
  • How do you have a huge utility company on one hand saying that we can't control all these 300 tons of radioactive liquid going into the Pacific Ocean every day, and on the other hand we want you to let us open these other nuclear reactors? (rt.com)
  • The nuclear disaster has contaminated the world's largest ocean in only five years and it's still leaking 300 tons of radioactive waste every day. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Atlantic hurricanes only form in the North Atlantic (one hurricane ever reported in the South Atlantic) while hurricanes can form in the North and South Pacific Oceans. (answers.com)
  • Hurricanes are experienced more in the Pacific Ocean. (answers.com)
  • The western Pacific experiences more hurricanes. (answers.com)
  • The Atlantic and the Indian Ocean also experience hurricanes. (answers.com)
  • Modern humans first reached the western Pacific in the Paleolithic, at around 60,000 to 70,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Satellite images separated by 50 years show actinoform clouds over the Pacific Ocean. (nasa.gov)
  • Nearly 1,500 meters (almost one mile) of sediment cores collected from the ocean floor off the coast of Costa Rica reveal detailed records of some two million years of tectonic activity along a seismic plate boundary. (nsf.gov)
  • Purchased in 1956 by CBS and Los Angeles Turf Club, Ocean Park Pier underwent two years of renovations before re-opening as the beloved sea-themed Pacific Ocean Park. (yahoo.com)
  • Two years ago, the forum leaders recognized the need to create a framework to unite their approach and their voice to manage their vital ocean resources. (cnn.com)
  • According to our study, the Atlantic/Pacific temperature difference shows pronounced variations on timescales of more than 5 years. (eurekalert.org)
  • As part of the Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project, and the Global Ocean Legacy campaign before it, Pew has worked with local communities in French Polynesia for years to help protect this region's extraordinary marine environment. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Over the past 30 years, from Oceans to shore, many have worked tirelessly to preserve the development and expansion of the U.S.-Pacific interest by working closely with great Americans leaders such as the late Hawaiian Senator Daniel Inouye, and Alaska Senator Stevens. (prweb.com)
  • Over the years, thru bipartisan efforts we were successful in maintaining this Country's presence in the Pacific. (prweb.com)
  • Here we report the results of nearly 20 years of time-series measurements of seawater pH and associated parameters at Station ALOHA in the central North Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. (pnas.org)
  • Parts of the Pacific Ocean are absorbing heat faster than they have over the past 10,000 years, according to a new study. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In recent decades, the rate of ocean warming has accelerated comparatively quickly, rising about one-third of a degree Fahrenheit in the last 60 years. (baltimoresun.com)
  • So even if carbon emissions are reduced, it could take years or even centuries for the ocean to respond, a lag that could have consequences far into the future. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Ocean Heroes includes Sea Lion Stewards (ages 8-10 years old) and Elephant Seal Ambassadors (ages 11-13 years old). (pacificmmc.org)
  • It has unobstructed spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and miles of sandy coast. (vrbo.com)
  • We are miles out to sea, well beyond where the Pacific endlessly smashes itself upon the broken teeth of the California coast. (thenervousbreakdown.com)
  • On April 17, 2010, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured a natural-color image of a network of clouds over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Peru. (nasa.gov)
  • Acquired April 17, 2010, this natural-color image shows a network of open- and closed-cell clouds over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Peru. (nasa.gov)
  • Which coast of the US are scallops more comon--the Atlantic coat or the pacific coast? (answers.com)
  • This image provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Willa in the eastern Pacific, on a path to smash into Mexico's western coast. (outlookindia.com)
  • The team analyzed samples collected during a 2012 research cruise to the tropical Pacific, off the coast of Mexico. (eurekalert.org)
  • Mexico City - Hurricane Celia howled toward the open ocean, away from Mexico 's Pacific coast Sunday. (csmonitor.com)
  • Rodriguez said the hurricane could cause some increased waves along the southern Pacific coast in the states of Oaxaca , Guerrero and possibly Michoacan . (csmonitor.com)
  • The US Navy has confirmed that a ballistic missile submarine collided with a support vessel off the coast of Washington State in the Pacific Ocean. (rt.com)
  • It's beautiful and dangerous but it is well worth a trip to see the Pacific Ocean stretched out in front of you as far as the eye can see with the West coast of Vancouver Island at your back. (hickerphoto.com)
  • A powerful magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck in the ocean off the coast of New Zealand prompting thousands of people to evacuate and triggering tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. (10news.com)
  • On June 4th, 2016 , Brenda Robbins, as part of all-female team of four will row from California to Hawaii in a 24 ft ocean rowboat. (gofundme.com)
  • The forecast was able to reproduce the phasing of the variability in chlorophyll concentration in the Equatorial Pacific, including the beginning of the 2015-2016 El Niño. (frontiersin.org)
  • A substantial fraction of anthropogenic CO 2 emissions is absorbed by the oceans, resulting in a reduction of seawater pH. (pnas.org)
  • Richard Baker's investment group Doyle & Boissiere bought Ocean Pacific in 1998. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though the peoples of Asia and Oceania have traveled the Pacific Ocean since prehistoric times, the eastern Pacific was first sighted by Europeans in the early 16th century when Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa crossed the Isthmus of Panama in 1513 and discovered the great "Southern Sea" which he named Mar del Sur (in Spanish). (wikipedia.org)
  • Explorer Ferdinand Magellan named the Pacific Ocean in the 16th Century. (yahoo.com)
  • In the last day of proceedings, United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an observer at the forum, pledged to deepen the U.S. relationship in the region by strengthening its conservation commitment between the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) and the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (PRIMNM). (cnn.com)
  • President Obama is proposing to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, home to some of the richest areas on earth for ocean life. (nrdc.org)
  • From the Philippines, they crossed the western Pacific to reach the Marianas Islands by 1500 BCE, as well as Palau and Yap by 1000 BCE. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first contact of European navigators with the western edge of the Pacific Ocean was made by the Portuguese expeditions of António de Abreu and Francisco Serrão, via the Lesser Sunda Islands, to the Maluku Islands, in 1512, and with Jorge Álvares's expedition to southern China in 1513, both ordered by Afonso de Albuquerque from Malacca. (wikipedia.org)
  • Solomon Sea , portion of the western South Pacific Ocean , bounded on the west by New Guinea , on the north by New Britain , and on the east by the Solomon Islands. (britannica.com)
  • The global lens used to follow El Nino has become a bit less accurate after Japan cut by about half the number of buoys in the Western Pacific that monitor changes in the ocean. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Largescale movements and high use areas of western Pacific leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea . (iucnredlist.org)
  • Status and genetic structure of nesting populations of leatherback turtles ( Dermochelys coriacea ) in the western Pacific. (iucnredlist.org)
  • With Asian countries on the western Pacific rim projected to continue their economic growth and emergence as centers of technological innovation, and the United States standing as an established leader in these arenas, the signs point clearly to the rise of a new pan-Pacific zone of international power, and increasing cultural exchanges between the East and the West. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • In the western Pacific, heavy rainfall associated with the regional monsoons keeps salinity relatively low. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Before the sixteenth century, voyagers from the Indonesian and western Pacific islands sailed into the central Pacific, establishing human settlements in even the most distant places, such as Rapa Nui (Easter Island) or Hawaii . (encyclopedia.com)
  • In March 2009 Sarah Outen began a marathon voyage across the Indian Ocean heading for Mauritious from Fremantle, Western Australia. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Comparisons of areas fished by the Japanese and U.S. purse seine fleets in the central-western Pacific. (noaa.gov)
  • Standardization of yellowfin tuna CPUE for U.S. purse seiners fishing in the central-western Pacific. (noaa.gov)
  • An observation on CPUE for U.S. and Japanese purse seiners fishing in the central-western Pacific. (noaa.gov)
  • Sea level in the western Pacific Ocean has been increasing at a rate 2-3 times the global average, resulting in almost 0.3 meters of net rise since 1990. (usgs.gov)
  • A north-south cross section of bomb-produced radiocarbon ( 14 C) in the upper 1000 m of the central equatorial Pacific Ocean (CEP) was measured in April, 1979 during Leg 3 of the NORPAX shuttle experiment. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • The rocks create some intense wave action as the ocean crashes up on shore. (hickerphoto.com)
  • Ocean Pacific Apparel Corp. (Ocean Pacific or OP) is a manufacturing company based in Irvine, California, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • A man miraculously survived after driving a van off a Northern California cliff and plummeting nearly 150 feet into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, officials said. (foxnews.com)
  • The crushed remains of a van after a man drove off a cliff in Northern California on Friday and plunged into the Pacific Ocean. (foxnews.com)
  • Boyan Slat, 24, who launched the Pacific Ocean cleanup project, said the speed of the solar-powered barrier isn't allowing it to hold on to the plastic it catches. (foxbusiness.com)
  • So, of course we were expecting to still need to fix a few things before it becomes fully operational,' he said of the system created by the Ocean Cleanup, an organization he founded. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Among those skeptical of the Ocean Cleanup is George Leonard, chief scientist of the Ocean Conservancy, a nonprofit environmental advocacy group. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Boyan Slat, who launched the Pacific Ocean cleanup project, told NBC News last week that the 600-metre long floating boom will be towed 1300 kilometres to Hawaii. (smh.com.au)
  • And it's not just the seabirds that are harmed by ocean plastic. (thetelegraph.com)
  • The Aleutian Current branches in the region of 160°E, as it approaches North America and forms the North Pacific Current. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • As navigator, Urdaneta guessed correctly that from the Philippines a ship could sail north toward Japan and catch the prevailing winds that would return it across the northern Pacific to the coasts of North America . (encyclopedia.com)
  • The missile flew over Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido and fell into the Pacific Ocean," Japanese news outlet NHK reports. (infowars.com)
  • 1] This work presents an estimate of anthropogenic CO 2 in the Pacific Ocean based on measurements from the WOCE/JGOFS/OACES global CO 2 survey. (wiley.com)
  • Very shallow anthropogenic CO 2 penetration is also generally observed in the high-latitude Southern Ocean. (wiley.com)
  • BOTH oceans can be very calm or very rough, and by no means evenly thanks to their sheer area! (answers.com)
  • Arsenic is a deadly poison for most living things, but new research shows that microorganisms are breathing arsenic in a large area of the Pacific Ocean. (eurekalert.org)
  • The cafe, also called the Shared Offshore Foraging Area (SOFA), is located in a portion of the ocean that is the watery version of an arid wasteland, with almost no prey to attract the sharks, so their attraction to it is bizarre. (atlasobscura.com)
  • Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean features a terrace, a picnic area, and coffee/tea in a common area. (expedia.com)
  • The Ocean Point is a beautiful hotel and has the advantage of views accross the inner harbour of the downtown area- Empress Hotel and Parliament Buildings etc. (tripadvisor.co.uk)
  • Islands of the Pacific Ocean proper, with an area larger than 10,000 km 2 . (wikipedia.org)
  • Escalating ocean governance challenges coupled with mounting tensions in the region have made studies focusing on this area an especially pertinent topic for scholarly research and consideration in securing and maintaining peace in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. (brill.com)
  • It did not reach the velocity required to reach orbit, and instead plunged into the Pacific, NASA officials said. (space.com)
  • The temperature of the Pacific Ocean varies depending on the location. (reference.com)