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What's New

May 02, 2023
Map with red extent of sea ice covering part of the Bering Sea and the Arctic region. Images on the right show floating sea ice in the water.

Annual Ecosystems & Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations (EcoFOCI) Survey in the Bering Sea encounters sea ice (right images) for the... more

In the News

May 06, 2022

To improve future tropical cyclone forecasts, researchers sent a remotely operated saildrone into the extreme winds and towering waves... more

December 22, 2021

The year in ocean news brought about quite a few surprises, including the discovery of a self-decapitating sea slug and the return to... more