logo

oceanography

  • The Power of the Waves

    Understanding how oceans move is key to understanding life on Earth.

  • Geib_HERO-1

    The Ocean Gets Big Data

    A new array of cameras, vehicles, and sensors promises to change ocean science.

  • Piore-HERO

    The Perfect Wave Is Coming

    Surfers have dreamt it—now engineers are delivering.

  • Bang_HERO2

    The Ocean in Motion

    How Earth’s seas get around.

  • Vanderbilt_HERO.png

    When Good Waves Go Rogue

    Even in calm seas, waves can become monsters.

  • Vanderbilt_HERO.png

    When Good Waves Go Rogue

    Even in calm seas, waves can become monsters.

  • Munk_HERO

    The Man Who Delayed D-Day

    The eminent oceanographer Walter Munk reflects on science and war.

  • Earle_HERO

    Voice of the Ocean

    Sylvia Earle addresses the state of our seas.

  • Ingenious_Peter_Ward_1280x376.jpg

    Best of 2013: Ingenious: Peter Ward

    Call the daring marine biologist and paleontologist “Professor Nautilus.”