Vol. 51, No.1, Summer 2014
The Once & Future Alvin
Tracking a Trail of Carbon
Leaf waxes buried in Lake Titicaca holds clues to once and future climates
Leaf Wax: A Chemical Journey
The Riddle of Rip Currents
Scientists investigate how and where these dire beach hazards occur
Setting a Watchman for Harmful Algal Blooms
New undersea technology offers ways to monitor toxic outbreaks
The Man Who Opened Our Ears to the Ocean
Historic archive of marine mammal recordings established
What have we learned from this unprecedented release of radioactive contaminants to the ocean?
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Earthquake and tsunami led to release of radioisotopes
A long and winding road to achieve stability
What's there? How much? How long?
What's safe to eat? How can we know?
How can we assess impacts of exposures?
How did officials, scientists, and the media perform?