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June 19, 2012

Synchronized probes explore Bermuda Triangle's swirling vortices

University of Washington scientists are studying swirling whirlpools in the Sargasso Sea via a pioneering experiment that repeatedly sent profilers deep into the ocean and back to the surface in unison.

June 12, 2012

Novel scientific equipment will unlock ocean secrets for decades — with slide show

University of Washington engineers and scientists are one step closer to deploying sophisticated equipment that will collect important information about ocean properties like currents and temperature and send the information via the Internet in real time to scientists around the world.

June 11, 2012

New research to help scientists better predict underwater volcanic eruptions

Axial Seamount, an undersea volcano, gave warning signals hours before its eruption, scientists say in three papers published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience.

May 31, 2012

Students design underwater robot that does more than score points

A new UW club has qualified to participate in an international underwater robot competition and has designed its robot to be used by UW oceanographers in the field.

May 15, 2012

New undergraduate summer certificate programs teach career skills

The University of Washington is offering three new undergraduate summer certificate programs this year covering topics including business essentials, database management and localization.

May 7, 2012

New research brings satellite measurements and global climate models closer

UW researchers have discovered a problem with a climate record that is often cited by climate change skeptics.

FAQ: New research brings satellite measurements and global climate models closer

Learn more about how scientists use satellites to study atmospheric temperature and why this new research is important.

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