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Nov 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international group of scientists using data from ESA’s Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) has created the most accurate map of ocean currents to date. The ocean currents and their speeds, in cm/s, derived from GOCE data. Image credit: ESA / CNES / CLS. The GOCE satellite is the first space mission to employ ‘gradiometry,’ the measurement of gravitational differences between an ensemble of test masses inside...

Nov 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Researchers from Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom using an autonomous underwater vehicle known as the SeaBED have created the first...

Oct 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using data from NASA’s and European Space Agency’s satellites that measure variations in gravitational field, a multinational team of researchers...

Jan 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

UK scientists have recently discovered a huge subglacial trough – deeper than the Grand Canyon – in Antarctica. This map of Antarctica shows the...

Nov 28, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge’s Scott Polar Research Institute has discovered two lakes about 800 m below the ice sheet...

Nov 27, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Using satellite images from Google Earth, Canadian scientists have found that fishing weirs off the coast of Persian Gulf countries could be catching up...

Sep 9, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Oceanographers led by Dr William Sager from the University of Houston have discovered what they say is the biggest single volcano yet documented on our...

Aug 30, 2013 by Sci-News.com

An international team of researchers using radar data from NASA’s Operation IceBridge has discovered a previously unmapped canyon hidden for all...

Aug 26, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A collector from Austria has found what experts say is the oldest globe to show the Americas. The ostrich egg globe was made in 1504. Scientists say the...