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“Pacific Ocean”

Dec 12, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On Wednesday, a vicious winter storm hit the U.S. West Coast. By Friday, flooding, high winds and fallen trees caused huge travel disruptions and property damage.
Dec 11, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
Sep 4, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A newly found seamount beneath the Pacific Ocean is about two-thirds of a mile high (1.1 kilometers), researchers said.
Aug 3, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The rapid warming of the Atlantic Ocean is producing intense Pacific trade winds -- and a temporary hiatus in warming surface temperatures.
Jul 21, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may be developing permanent features, such as trash islands.
Jun 2, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
While forecasters may be predicting a quiet hurricane season this year, there are still ample reasons to keep up our guard.
Feb 10, 2014 05:49 PM ET // Tim Wall
Since late 1990s, abnormally strong winds blowing across the Pacific may have trapped heat from the air in the ocean's waters. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2011 12:16 PM ET // Tim Wall
Three generations of Russian scientists have been keeping track of the world's largest and deepest lake and they're finding some surprising climate change connections.