An MIT-developed technique could aid in tracking the ocean’s health and productivity.
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Method may help quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged.
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Instrument may help scientists assess the ocean’s response to climate change.
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In the Maldives, an MIT team is conducting experiments to combat sea-level rise by redirecting natural sand movement.
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When they encounter nutrient oases in the marine desert, marine bacteria release a gas involved in climate regulation.
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Committing to aggressive conservation efforts could rebuild ocean habitats and species populations in a few decades.
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MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.
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The average power of waves hitting a coastline can predict how fast that coast will erode.
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Study finds Earth’s oceans contain just the right amount of iron; adding more may not improve their ability to absorb carbon dioxide.
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Mining materials from the sea floor could help secure a low-carbon future, but researchers are racing to understand the environmental effects.
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