PMEL in the News
Researchers examine glaciers' effects on ocean acidification in Prince William Sound
Three unmanned vessels called “gliders” and a tour boat equipped with special scientific equipment will be cruising Prince William Sound this summer gathering data about acidification and the effects of glacial melt on it.
Earthquake, tsunami early warning system could protect Northern California coast
Scientists in Washington say a lesser-known fault off the Northern Pacific coast has the potential to cause massive destruction. John Blackstone looks at the race to protect people from seismic disasters.
El Nino Tests Forecasters
As hints emerge of a major weather event this year, poor data could thwart attempts to improve predictions.
A potent threat of major earthquake off California's northern coast
Risk of a monster quake and tsunami off California's North Coast is greater than researchers once thought.
Acidic Chesapeake Bay Water could threaten oysters
A more acidic bay could make it more difficult for mollusks, such as oysters, to build their shells through a process called calcification.