Latest News for: Deep ocean drill


Getting in a spin: Risso's dolphins perform impressive twisting dives that let them 'drill' through ...

The Daily Mail 01 Dec 2021
To gobble up fish, squid and crustaceans that live more than 1,970 feet deep in the ocean, Risso's dolphins 'drill' through the water using a twisting dive technique ... To gobble up fish, squid and crustaceans that live more than 1,970 feet deep in the ocean, Risso's dolphins (pictured) 'drill' through the water using a twisting dive technique.

COP26: Capitalism’s Only Plan for Climate Is Collapse

Consortium News 11 Nov 2021
Australia, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia, the U.S., Norway, the U.K., Brazil and Myanmar plan to drill over 500 oil & gas wells between now and the end of 2022 ... Total and ExxonMobil are in a contest to drill the deepest well ever in the ocean (Total is going for 3628m deep in Angola, and ExxonMobil is going for 3800m deep in Brazil).

New Zealand scientists to drill kilometer-deep hole under Antarctic ice for research 10 Nov 2021
10 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand scientists are preparing to drill a kilometer deep into the ocean floor below the Antarctica's largest Ross Ice Shelf to discover if cutting greenhouse gas emissions can help avoid catastrophic melt of the ice on the continent ... ocean and starts to float.

Floating Wind Farms Are About to Transform the Oceans

The Atlantic 04 Nov 2021
(Photograph by Kyle Johnston for The Atlantic) That same year, two French naval architects, Dominique Roddier and Christian Cermelli, came to Weinstein with an idea for a small, nimble platform, or Minifloat, that could be hauled to previously off-limits places for deep-ocean oil drilling.

Drop in atmospheric CO2 caused cooling during the age of the dinosaurs

Phys Dot Org 13 Sep 2021
... ocean basins, major biodiversity crisis, and massive changes in wind and precipitation patterns ... In the study, published this week in Nature Communications, the researchers analyzed deep sea sediments obtained by the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) from offshore Antarctica.

What Was The Monster In Kristen Stewart's Sci-Fi Horror Film Underwater?

Game Rant 27 Jun 2021
The story follows a group of workers aboard Kepler 822—an underwater drilling site at the bottom of the Mariana Trench (the deepest oceanic trench on Earth) ... During Tian Industries' exploration, they drilled into something until they hit a temporal pocket at the bottom of the ocean.

Sharks Nearly Went Extinct 19 Million Years Ago From Mystery Event

Slashdot 04 Jun 2021
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times ... This extinction event transpired in the world's oceans, and decimated shark populations ... In 2015, Dr ... The reddish clay, extracted from two sediment cores that had been drilled deep into the Pacific Ocean seafloor, contained fish teeth, shark denticles and other marine microfossils ... Dr ... Dr ... .

Scientists Just Drilled the Deepest Hole at 26,200 FT Below the Ocean

Interesting Engineering 26 May 2021
The drill took approximately ... For almost 50 years, the ocean deep drilling record has been held by the research vessel Glomar Challenger, named after the Royal Navy's HMS Challenger. The Glomar Challenger drilled under the seabed of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean in 1978.

Science drill ship sets depth record off Japan

BBC News 19 May 2021
A new deep-ocean record has been set for a scientific drilling operation ... The previous deepest-water drill record was set further to the south in the Pacific Ocean by the RV Glomar Challenger ... Research Drilling (Ecord), as part of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP).

Deep under the ocean, microbes are active and poised to eat whatever comes their way

Phys Dot Org 28 Apr 2021
"And this could have major implications for the deep ocean carbon cycle." ... Deep under the ocean, microbes are active and poised to eat whatever comes their way (2021, April 28) retrieved 28 April 2021 from https.//

Cook Islands abundant with minerals but questions raised about mining them

TVNZ 09 Apr 2021
Deep ocean sea beds could be the answer to providing electric vehicles with the materials needed to make their batteries ... He claims sourcing the metals from the deep ocean will have a lower environmental impact than taking them from land. “We don’t have to drill or blast to find them.

Ourrestless planet

The Athens Messenger 02 Apr 2021
Ocean seismic data came in showing quakes very deep in the ocean trenches, and cores drilled into the deep ocean floor showed these trenches were very hot compared to surrounding ocean floor cores ... Magnum up-swellings in the mid-ocean ridges create new ocean floor, and at deep ocean trenches, old lithosphere sinks back into the Earth.

Arctic methane release due to melting ice is likely to happen again

Phys Dot Org 22 Mar 2021
Beneath the cold, dark depths of the Arctic ocean sit vast reserves of methane ... In the Arctic Ocean today, ice sheets exert pressure on the ground below them ... To reach that record, Dessandier and the team needed to drill a deep core off the western coast of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.

How an ill-fated undersea adventure in the 1960s changed the way scientists see the Earth

Vox 17 Mar 2021
They wanted to reach the Moho by drilling a deep hole at the bottom of the ocean — a project that journalists compared to a moon shot at the time ... The International Ocean Drilling Program , which coordinates deep sea drilling projects all over the world, has a long-term goal of getting a cross section of the Moho.