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  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 9, 2018

    Microbial Competition for Nitrogen

    New framework shows how ecological interactions among microorganisms account for nitrite accumulation just below the sunlit zone, with implications for oceanic carbon and nitrogen cycling.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 2, 2018

    Perks and Challenges of International Fieldwork

    A glider deployment in the Seychelles.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | March 24, 2018

    Celebrating the Science of Jule Charney and Ed Lorenz

    MIT professors Jule Charney and Ed Lorenz profoundly shaped the field of meteorology during their lifetimes. Charney laid the groundwork for numerical weather prediction and saw it transform nearly every aspect of the field, while Lorenz changed our conception of weather from deterministic phenomena to chaos.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | March 23, 2018

    This is What a Scientist Looks Like

    Researchers from MIT EAPS celebrate women in science at MIT Museum’s Girls Day.
  • Featured Stories, MIT News, News | March 21, 2018

    Soft robotic fish swims alongside real ones in coral reefs

    Made of silicone rubber, CSAIL’s “SoFi” could enable a closer study of aquatic life.
  • Featured Stories, News, WHOI - Oceanus | March 21, 2018

    How Is the Seafloor Made?

    Scientists use sound waves to probe the fabric of tectonic plates
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | March 20, 2018

    Workshop on Salt Marsh Response and Resilience to Changing Conditions – Prospects for Management

    Joint Meeting with New England's National Estuarine Research Reserves (April 26-28), including a full day workshop on salt marshes on Thursday, April 26th.
  • Featured Stories, MIT EAPS, News | March 18, 2018

    EAPS in Brief: Marine Biochemist Andrew Babbin

    Meet Andrew Babbin, a marine biogeochemist working on the nitrogen cycle, especially on the processes that return fixed nitrogen in the ocean back to nitrogen gas.
  • Featured Stories, News, WHOI - Oceanus | March 16, 2018

    Unearthing Long-Gone Hurricanes

    MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography graduate student Lizzie Wallace hunts for buried scientific treasure.
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | March 15, 2018

    Long Island Blue Hole Core

    Section 2 of 9
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | March 14, 2018

    3Q: Uncovering the Nitrogen Cycle in Coral Reefs

    Marine scientist Andrew Babbin’s group scuba dives in Cuban waters for a closer look at the biogeochemistry in pristine corals.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | March 14, 2018

    EAPS in Brief: Marine Biochemist Andrew Babbin

    Meet MIT EAPS assistant professor Andrew Babbin. He's a marine biogeochemist, working on the nitrogen cycle, and especially on the processes that return fixed nitrogen in the ocean back to nitrogen gas. This work is relevant, for instance for understanding the controls on marine productivity and the ocean’s potential for storing carbon.
  • MIT, News | March 8, 2018

    Happy Women’s Day to Ellen Swallow Richards!

    She's MIT’s first female graduate and faculty member and a pioneer in water quality, nutritional safety, and ecology. She also raised funds to establish a marine biology laboratory in 1881, which became the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
  • News, WHOI News | March 5, 2018

    Woods Hole Sea Grant Awards Funds to Six New Coastal Projects

    The Woods Hole Sea Grant program has awarded researchers from WHOI and other Massachusetts academic organizations funds for new projects, representing a total anticipated investment of nearly $1.5 million.
  • Featured Stories, News, WHOI News | March 2, 2018

    Previously Unknown “Supercolony” of Adelie Penguins Discovered in Antarctica

    In a paper released on March 2nd in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists announced the discovery of a previously unknown "supercolony" of more than 1.5 million Adélie Penguins in the Danger Islands, a chain of remote, rocky islands off of the Antarctic Peninsula’s northern tip.
  • Featured Stories, MIT Media Lab Open Oceans Initiative, News | February 28, 2018

    Inspiration, Education, and Exploration at the Open Ocean Symposium

    MIT Media Lab's Open Ocean initiative event, Here Be Dragons, brought together scientists, students, innovators, explorers, storytellers, and even some of our own Anderson Cabot Center researchers—in the name of ocean science, conservation, and exploration.
  • Featured Stories, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI News | February 28, 2018

    Where Fresh is Cool in Bay of Bengal

    Monsoon runoff generates cool tendrils at surface, cuts off nutrients.
  • Featured Stories, MIT Sea Grant, News | February 22, 2018

    A message from the director of MIT Sea Grant

    The ‘President’s Budget’ for fiscal year 2019 was released earlier in February and has proposed eliminating the Sea Grant program. The president of MIT Sea Grant proposes writing to members of Congress in support of the program and provides a sample letter.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, News | February 20, 2018

    The Art and Science of Immersive Climate Change Storytelling

    Joint Program Co-Director mentors 360° video journalists
  • Featured Stories, News, WHOI News | February 20, 2018

    Rare Find from the Deep Sea

    Scientists study a newly hatched dumbo octopus + VIDEO
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