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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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Mission to the Twilight Zone

The urgent quest to explore one of Earth's hidden frontiers

Circulation
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A Double Whammy for Corals

Global warming and local weather combine to cause massive bleaching

Climate
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Unearthing Long-Gone Hurricanes

A hunt for buried scientific treasure

Coast
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Tracking Unexploded Munitions

Long-buried ordnance lingers on U.S. coasts

Hazards
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New Air-Launched Devices Help Study Hurricanes

ALAMO floats collect key ocean data to improve storm forecasts

Life
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Can Clams and Oysters Help Clean Up Waterways?

Survey shows potential for shellfish to reduce excess nitrogen

Polar
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Communicating Under Sea Ice

Engineers use ocean channel to efficiently relay sound

Pollution
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To Track an Oil Spill

Robotic "bloodhound" to sniff for oil in ice-covered oceans

Resources
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Up in the Sky!

Drone finds hot spots to help restore fish to river

Seafloor
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How Is the Seafloor Made?

Scientists use sound waves to probe the fabric of tectonic plates

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