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A Titanic Tale

A Titanic Tale

A former Alvin pilot recalls his 1986 dives on the shipwreck

Chemistry
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Swimming in Low-pH Seas

Does ocean acidification affect squid movement?

Circulation
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Surface Waters Go Their Own Way

Study reveals unexpected variation in surface flows

Climate
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Sea Science in the Space Age

Satellite sensors trace monsoon waters in Bay of Bengal

Coast
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Of The River and Time

Flowing waters run deep with clues to Earth's mountains and climate

Hazards
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Dropping a Laboratory into the Sea

Revolutionary Sensor Detects Toxic Marine Organisms

Life
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Scallops Under Stress

When problems pile up, will scallops adapt?

Polar
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From Penguins to Polar Bears

The impacts of climate change in polar regions

Pollution
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Behold the 'Plastisphere'

Colonies of microbes flourish on tiny bits in the ocean

Resources
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A Haven for Whale Sharks

A rare glimpse of the world's biggest fish

Seafloor

Lush Life, Deep Down

Thriving biodiversity discovered under the seafloor

Technology

The Exosuit Comes Aboard

Cutting-edge diving apparatus gets first archaeological mission

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