Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2017
Ocean Observatories Initiative
Life at the Edge
Plankton growth at the shelf break front
A Hitchhikers Guide to the Ocean
Following seawater pathways to help predict climate changes
Sharks Take 'Tunnels' into the Depths
Spiraling eddies offer conduits to food in the ocean twilight zone
Forecasting Where Ocean Life Thrives
Scientists focus on seams in the ocean called 'fronts'
A Change Has Come in the Arctic
A rise in radium in the ocean signals changes along the coast
By Eric Taylor :: Originally published online November 1, 2016
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