Tag: "skimming" at biology news
Did pterosaurs feed by skimming?
...k on pterosaurs concluded that some species fed by skimming
along the surface of the water with their mouths h... adaptations of the neck and skull shown in modern skimming
birds. The paper overturns the untested assum ption that drag is an unimportant cost of flight, offe...
2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting: Press Conference Schedule
...ossible. These vessels are analogous to satellites skimming
across the ocean, letting scientists probe the ocean's interior regularly and systematically. A major advantage of these platforms (especially cruise ships, ferries, and freighters) is that they cross the same swaths of ocean repeatedly for months or...