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Articles related to oceans

Browse: Corals Have the Genes to Adapt to Warmer Oceans
Feature: The Boring Billion
Trace element levels in the ocean over the past 3.5 billion years explain important evolutionary events such as the Cambrian explosion of life and a “boring” billion years when evolution stood still.
Browse: Antarctic Waters Replicating Prehistoric Sea Level Rise
Feature: Fool’s Gold & the Ascent of Man
Ancient samples of pyrite, or fool’s gold, have revealed the role of plate tectonics in bursts of evolution and mass extinction events. Did man ultimately originate from mega-mountains?
Browse: Sea Swell Decay Deduced by Satellite
The factors that determine the decay of ocean swells have been resolved from satellite data, allowing better forecasts of wave conditions.
Up Close: Counting the coast: Modeling the oceans of a warming planet
Climate modeler Dr Kathy McInnes describes what mathematical modeling can tell us about the effects of rising sea levels and extreme weather events on our coastlines.