Studying the Sea-Surface Microlayer 2

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Traces of an Underwater Volcano

Pumice: derived from the Latin word pumex meaning "foam." In French it is known as "the foam of the sea." During a volcanic eruption, molten...

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Ocean Hues

My name is Kelly Luis and I am a PhD student at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. I study ocean color from remote sensing platforms and...

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Weekly Video: Air-To-Sea Technology

“It is really a magnificent step forward in engineering that is helping us to do science that is very agile.” Researchers and crew are using...

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Depicting Motion

One of the first things you notice being on a ship - rather than land - is the motion. Your foundation is always moving, making...

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Taking the Temperature

My name is Nathan Laxague, and I am a postdoctoral research scientist working with Christopher Zappa of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University. Our group...

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A Slick Operation

World firsts, trichodesmium slicks, exciting deployments, skillful recoveries and a few sharks to boot; the past week or so has flown by (quite literally). With...

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Trichodesmium

Trichodesmium is a genus of filamentous cyanobacteria, a type of algae. They are found in nutrient poor tropical ocean waters and grow at such a...

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Oceans 11

This introductory video explains measurements the team on research vessel Falkor are collecting to study the sea surface microlayer - the 1mm layer connecting the...

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Bringing Data to Life in Art

My name is Adrien Segal and I am the current Artist-at-Sea aboard the R/V Falkor for the next 35 days, sailing with the scientific team...

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Alex Ingle

Secrets at the Surface

Picture Mount Everest, and, on top of that, add One World Trade Center four times over (~36,000 ft total), now imagine a credit card (~1...

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