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  • n. Plural form of seafloor.

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Examples

  • Among the lessons they are learning is that even short rivers can play major roles in moving earth and shaping the land and seafloors.

    Cracking the Case of the Missing Mud | Impact Lab

  • In total secrecy, the NRO built and maintained an astonishing arsenal of cutting-edge spy technologies: worldwide electronic intercepts; spy satellites; silent, embedded relay chips in telecomm products; even a global naval-recon network known as Classic Wizard, a secret web of 1,456 hydrophones mounted on seafloors around the world, capable of monitoring ship movements anywhere on the globe.

    Deception Point

  • Scientists have been worried about the current release of methane from seafloors.

    Ars Technica

  • Understanding the seafloors may help scientists understand other parts of the solar system.

    NYT > Home Page

  • On most seafloors, lake bottoms and land surfaces, however, sediment accumulates quite slowly compared to the rates at which local animal populations generate skeletal remains.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Massive releases of methane from arctic seafloors could create oxygen-poor dead zones, acidify the seas and disrupt ecosystems in broad parts of the northern oceans, new preliminary analyses suggest.

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  • Unlike other jellyfish that swim in the open ocean, the upside-down jellyfish, or Cassiopea xamachana, spends most of its life lying upside down on shallow sandy seafloors.

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  • Japan will also scour the seafloors off the island of Shikoku, seeking methane hydrate, a compound that may become a new energy source and which Japan hopes to start using by around

    News24 Top Stories

  • Tokyo - Japan plans to scour the seafloors in its exclusive economic zone for rare metals needed in high-tech products in a drive that may irritate Asian rival China, a report said on Monday.

    News24 Top Stories

  • Scientists who helped draft the plan argued that some species could disappear entirely without fishing bans in a diverse assortment of underwater canyons, kelp forests, sandy seafloors and rocky reefs.

    latimes.com - News

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