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Category Archives: Whales & Oceanography
Oceanography 4 – Rivers in the Sea Ocean Currents, Prevailing Winds, and the Coriolis Effect Graphics by Stephen Bolles The ocean currents of the world play a very important role in our ocean system. The currents move throughout the oceans … Continue reading
Graphics by Stephen Bolles Before starting this lesson, I recommend that you do the previous lesson on the Features of the Sea Floor. To do that lesson go to: http://oldnaturalist.com/?p=11077 We can’t start mapping the seafloor across the Atlantic Ocean … Continue reading
Features of the Sea Floor Graphics by Stephen Bolles The sea floor has many unique features. The mid ocean ridges are undersea mountain ranges that extends 42,000 miles throughout the Earth. The ocean trenches form the deepest areas of the … Continue reading
Graphics by Stephen Bolles The Earth itself has many stories to tell because it is always changing. One of the stories has to with the continent known as Pangaea. The Earth has not always looked the way it does now, … Continue reading
Photos and text by Jane Ball. Jane is a frequent contributor to the Old Naturalist. She has traveled the Earth and is a true guardian of our Planet. To me, Cierva Cove in Antarctica is one of the truly magical places … Continue reading
Readers Robert Pitman, James Cotton, Diane Kaplan, Jen and Jordan Ganley share their stories about being at sea. Mom’s the Word Robert Pitman, Whale Biologist, NMFS I was aboard a Japanese research vessel and we approached a pod of sperm … Continue reading
For the past 24 years I have traveled to North Hudson Elementary in Hudson, Wisconsin for a very special experience. The 4th grade teachers have developed a thematic unit on the oceans that runs from February to May. All of … Continue reading
Would you pay $50 to go out on a ship, possibly get seasick, stand in the cold and get soaked for 3 hours, just to get a glimpse of a whale? It turns out there are millions of people a … Continue reading
In May 2017, a blue whale was struck by a ship off the coast of Northern California. A few days later the creature washed up on a beach in Bolinas, CA. Do incidents like this mean that the endangered blue … Continue reading