Tag: ocean art

  • I’m a grazer, baby

    Our intrepid colleagues at DSN were, as ever, out in front on this. Thanks for the shout-out y’all! And, just as a teaser, we are in final stages of analysis of the ZEN 2011 global seagrass experiment. Stay tuned for actual scientific results! Soon . . .

  • More underwater miniatures

    Here’s another batch of underwater miniatures from Scubazoo’s Jason Isley.

  • Fungia up close

                          I took this close up photo of the coral Fungia last week off the central Pacific island of Raiatea while on an amazing cruise on the SSV Robert C Seamans with SEA Semester.  I used  the incredible new Olympus Tough camera.  Those are tentacles you can see protruding from the…

  • Small wonders photo contest winners – amazing

    Brittle star (8x). Dr Alvaro Migotto; University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil /Courtesy of Nikon.  see the rest here

  • Walking on water

    Walking on water

    My three daughters and one of my dogs, in the sound behind the Outer Banks, in Avon, NC.  Dec 2011 by me.

  • Tachypleus gigas

    by Haeckel

  • Biodiversity and the battle for Planet Earth: The graphic novel

    [Editor’s note: It’s been a big month for the science of biodiversity and an exciting time to be a part of it. Last week, Nature came out with its issue commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rio meeting that first put biodiversity on the world’s radar screen and spawned the Convention on Biological Diversity. The…

  • New underwater sculptures from Jason de Caires Taylor

    Underwater sculptor Jason deCaries Taylor has unveiled pictures of his latest works at the MUSA (the Museo Subacuático de Arte) in Cancun, Mexico. They include this stunning piece called Phoenix.                         As Jason says: Constructed from high strength pH-neutral cement and incorporating tensile stainless steel…

  • Sun coral


  • Going with the flow – on a planetary scale

    We tend to think of ocean currents – when we think of them at all — as stately, slow-moving rivers in the sea, as I believe Ben Franklin himself first referred to the Gulf Stream. But in reality the patterns of water movement across the earth’s surface are extraordinarily complex. Nothing gives you a more…