Tagged: seafloor

The fishy problem of underwater noise pollution - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 13, 2018

Adam Crane, University of Saskatchewan and Maud Ferrari, University of Saskatchewan This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. When the famous explorer Jacques Cousteau released The Silent World, a documentary of his underwater adventures in 1953, he inspired generations of scientists to study the world’s oceans. We now know … Read More

Extensive seafloor investigations to begin off NZ coast next year - News

Erica Mather Jun 02, 2016

The world’s largest geoscience programme has confirmed after years of planning that a series of unprecedented investigations of the seafloor will take place off New Zealand’s coast between 2017 and 2018. Hundreds of scientists from 26 countries including New Zealand form the International Ocean Discovery Programme (IODP) who announced this week that JOIDES Resolution , a research … Read More

Antarctic voyage: the Mertz Polynya - Field Work

Guest Author Jan 31, 2013

Ever wondered what it is really like to be working on a ship off Antarctica? Dr Helen Bostock, marine geologist at NIWA, writes: On the 2nd February I will be part of a team of 22 Australian, French and New Zealand, scientists departing Wellington on board NIWA’s R.V. Tangaroa. The science team is made up of oceanographers and … Read More