Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2017
Ocean Observatories Initiative
Reassessing Guidelines for Oil Spill Cleanups
Sunlight plays key overlooked role in fate of oil in the ocean
A Long Trail of Clues Leads to a Surprise About Oil Spills
Sunlight transforms oil compounds on the ocean surface
Mission to the Twilight Zone
The urgent quest to explore one of Earth's hidden frontiers
How Is the Seafloor Made?
Scientists use sound waves to probe the fabric of tectonic plates
Unearthing Long-Gone Hurricanes
A hunt for buried scientific treasure
By Eric Taylor :: Originally published online November 1, 2016
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