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Image of the Day: Phytoplankton in the Barents Sea

Image captured by NASA’s terra satellite.

Souce: nationalgeoraphic.com

Image Of The Day

Wrapping up!

Featured image: a large group gathers below the bridge to enjoy the sights as the R/V Investigator departed Sydney 3 weeks ago.  Image credit: Amaranta Focardi… 1.865 kata lagi

sermon for Ocean Sunday

(Job38:1-18; Psalm104:24-26; Ephesians1:3-10; Luke5:1-11)
In spite of having been an official promoter for the Season of Creation for a number of years, this is my first time actually using it. 1.733 kata lagi

Global warning: ocean warming

As Edward Young, the 17th Century English poet, once famously said, “procrastination is the thief of time”.

Never has that been truer than now, when the nature and scale of the impacts from human activities on the ocean are considered, and the true costs of inaction to address them revealed. 715 kata lagi


Lots of Dragonflies

Sorry about the quality of these pictures. The subjects didn’t land and pose.

A short storm came through a little earlier. I came in to the computer, looked out the picture window and saw dragonflies flying 10 to 15 feet high over our backyard. 323 kata lagi



Welcome to Of Land and Sea! This is my first post and it’s only appropriate that I start with a brief introduction to plankton. Plankton is a general term coming from the Greek word planktos meaning drifter or wanderer. 124 kata lagi


“I want to be a scientist when I grow up!”

by Amy Vandehey

“When I got accepted into the NOAA Fisheries Science Camp, I was so excited because I knew I was going to learn more about marine topics I was interested in. 578 kata lagi