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Sun Glitter Provides a Detailed Map of Ocean Waves

Sarah Witman, Freelance Writer

From Research Spotlights— European scientists use satellite sensors to detect light reflected off waves at the ocean’s surface, which could help improve wave forecasts.  Children use glitter in arts and crafts. Manufacturers put glitter in cosmetics. Scientists use glitter to learn more about.... more

The Atlantic Water boundary current north of Svalbard in late-summer

Editors’ Highlight—This paper presents a detailed analysis of the water mass composition, kinematic structure and transport estimates of the Atlantic water boundary current north of Svalbard. It is based on eight high-resolution meridional transects across the shelf break and upper continental slope.... more

Scientists Develop New Tool to Monitor Reef Health

Sarah Stanley, Freelance Writer

From Research Spotlights—A first-of-its-kind system could reveal short-term changes in threatened reefs worldwide.    Coral reefs around the world face destruction due to ocean acidification, pollution, overfishing, and other factors. These stressors affect reef health on short timescales,.... more