Dead Sea 3 (image) American Geophysical Union Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers walk along the bank of the Dead Sea, one of Earth's saltiest bodies of water. It is nearly ten times saltier than the ocean. Credit Nadav Lensky/Geological Survey of Israel Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.