Understanding the functioning of an entity as vast as the Oceans can be tedious and time-consuming. The purpose of this section is to present the general concepts of oceanography in a simple and concise manner. Each article is less than 5 minutes reading long and will give you a lot of insights about our marvelous marine environment. 

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I-Oceanic currents

Do you think that apart from waves and tides, the oceans remain motionless? Don't be fooled, they are in perpetual motion, both on the surface and in depth

II-Primary production

Did you know that the air we breathe comes mostly from microscopic algae? And that these latter capture a large part of the C02 that we emit by burning fossil fuels?

III-Marine food web

Have you wondered how the oceans can provide enough food to sustain gigantic species such as tuna or whales?

VI-Microbial loop

Bacteria represent almost 13% of the total mass of living organisms. But what is their role in the ocean?

V-CO2 sequestration

Oceans are the second main reservoir of carbon dioxide (CO2). But how and where do they store this greenhouse gas