Blending smartphones for science, understanding the environmental hazards of 3D printing, flooding the midwest, and ocean news, too! Monday Morning Salvage: March 25, 2019

Foghorn (A Call to Action!)

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

The oldest mariner’s astrolabe ever found, decorated with the Portuguese coat of arms. COURTESY DAVID MEARNS

Jetsam (what we’re reading from around the web)

Venting fumeroles just from the crown of Godzilla hydrothermal vent. Ocean Networks Canada
Small marine animals called macrofauna — snails, worms, clams, and other creatures no bigger than a pencil eraser — live and feed in the seafloor sediment. In an area the size of a coffee table, there may be more than 300 species of macrofauna in deep-sea sediments. Credit: Craig McClain
Image: Alexander Radtke
Chemical releases from the computer and electronics sector, 1991-2015. Click here to open the live map. Source:

Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)

Shipping News (academic and ocean policy wonkery)

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