oceanography

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tags: Project Kaisei, Oceanography, North Pacific Gyre, North Pacific Garbage Patch, plastic, pollution, environment, streaming video Underwater videographer, underwater photographer, and author, Annie Crawley joined Scripps Institute of Oceanography and Project Kaisei aboard the New Horizon on a 3 week long expedition to the North Pacific Gyre. They collected data to help find a solution…

tags: Project Kaisei, Oceanography, North Pacific Gyre, North Pacific Garbage Patch, plastic, pollution, environment, streaming video Project Kaisei’s 2009 Expedition. Footage from the Kaisei, one of two research vessels Project Kaisei sent to the North Pacific Gyre in August, 2009 to study the extent of the marine debris problem in the gyre, the impact it…

tags: plastics, oceanography, pollution, environnment, streaming video This is a message by Captain Charles Moore, an oceanographer who pioneered the study of plastic debris, and was recorded during the Strategic Council on Plastic Pollution convened at the Google Campus in Mountain View, California on June 4, 2009. It was the first meeting for the council…

tags: garbage patch, Pacific Ocean, environment, science, Scripps Institute, streaming video Scripps scientist Miriam Goldstein talks about the SEAPLEX expedition to the North Pacific Gyre and how shocked she was to find the amount of plastic on the ocean’s surface when floating around in a skiff.

Wild Ocean at AMNH

tags: nature, oceanography, marine life, sardines, South Africa, streaming video I watched this film a couple days ago when I visited the AMNH, and then a reader and friend found this video on youtube — so of course, I had to share it with you! [3:33]

tags: environment, commercial fishing industry, bottom trawling, orange roughy, Chilean sea bass, seafood Landsat satellite image, Gulf of Mexico (mouth of Vermillion Bay, Louisiana), taken on 10/12/92. Note the abundant narrow sediment trails, most in shallow water (<20m), possibly caused by trawling. Image: SkyTruth [larger view]. Ain’t technology grand? Thanks to Landsat satellite images, which…