AI Helps Scientists Track Icebergs By Analysing Radar Data

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2023
by Alex Muller

The hope is that by accurately detecting and tracking icebergs, it will be possible to develop a digital twin of the Antarctic sea that will lead to a better understanding of the complex physics of how the ocean, ice, and atmosphere interact with one another.

A deep sea mining zone in the remote Pacific is also a goldmine of unique species

Posted in Science on 25th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

With the possibility of mining looming, it's doubly important that we know more about these really understudied habitats.

Marine Protection Areas Are A Win-Win For Fish And Humans

Posted in Business, Science on 27th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

"It builds a strong case for large-scale marine protected areas not just as biodiversity conservation, but as fishery rebuilding tools."

Could Life Be Hiding in Our Galaxy’s Ocean Worlds?

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Scientists hope to send landers to these moons too and more directly sample the oceans below. And although detecting exomoons is still a challenge, more sensitive instruments and creative new methods may, in the future, yield insight into how frequently they occur and what they're made of.

Bacteria in the ocean can significantly alter your skin microbiome after a short swim

Posted in Science on 26th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

This is a solid reminder that the ocean is not akin to a sterile salt water bath.