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Climate change would result in major reductions in sea floor marine life by 2010

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 11:36

A new study used advanced climate models to predict that sea floor dwelling marine life would decline by 38 per cent in the North Atlantic and over five per cent globally over the next century.

Indian scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan to be awarded UN`s highest environmental award

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:26

Veerabhadran Ramanathan has recently been nominated to receive `Champions of the Earth award`, the UN`s highest environmental award, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced on Tuesday.

Fossils of giant shark found in Spain

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 14:55

The Spanish Oceanography Institute has discovered in the waters of the Canary Islands a large deposit of fossils of a shark that became extinct two million years ago.

Asian monsoon may be predictable months in advance

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 15:39

A Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego-led study has found a crucial connection that could drastically improve the ability of forecasters to reliably predict Asian monsoon a few months in advance.

Link between CO2 concentrations, sea level discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 15:53

Researchers have found that greenhouse gas concentrations similar to the present are systematically associated with sea levels at least nine metres above current levels.

Venice will sink three inches by 2032

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 14:23

Venice, the fabled city of canals, could sink by up to three inches over the next 20 years.

Scientists to develop deep ocean seismic network

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 12:26

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography has been awarded a $1 million grant to develop a deep sea seismic network.

World`s largest oceanography library digitized

Last Updated: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 16:20

The University of California and the UC San Diego Libraries, the 100,000 volumes from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library have been digitized and are being made accessible to public.

Iron isotopes can be used as a tool in oceanography

Last Updated: Sunday, August 02, 2009, 16:15

A new research, involving scientists from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS), has highlighted the potential utility of iron isotopes for addressing important questions in ocean science.