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  • WHOI News | May 23, 2016

    Fishermen, Scientists Collaborate to Collect Climate Data

    To help understand the ongoing changes in their slice of the ocean, a group of commerical fishermen in southern New England are now part of a fleet gathering much-needed climate data for scientists through a partnership with the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation (CFRF) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
  • MITgcm News | May 20, 2016

    2016 ECCO Joint Project Meeting

    This month we spotlight the ECCO meeting held May 16-18, 2016 at MIT.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News | May 20, 2016

    Study Pinpoints Timing of Oxygen’s First Appearance in Earth’s Atmosphere

    Beginning 2.33 billion years ago, atmospheric oxygen built up in just 10 million years.
  • MIT Sea Grant | May 19, 2016

    MIT Sea Grant Strategic Planning 2018-2021 – Join Us May 25!

    MIT Sea Grant asks for your assistance in preparing our 2018-2021 strategic plan in support of the Sea Grant mission (2014 plan). Separate panels will be convened to consider the research, education and advisory outreach programs, respectively. Since we need input from the whole community, we would like to invite you to participate our panel meetings.
  • MIT Sea Grant | May 18, 2016

    RESCUES Guide Book: Helping to make fishing communities safer

    This manual contains step-by-step guidance that will help prepare individuals, groups and entire communities for crises affecting members of the commercial fishing industry.
  • WHOI - Oceanus | May 13, 2016

    A Faster Way to Better Reactions

    'One-pot' approach could speed syntheses of new products
  • MIT Sea Grant | May 9, 2016

    MIT Sea Grant Strategic Planning 2018-2021 – your help needed

    The National Sea Grant's mission is to provide integrated research, communication, education, extension and legal programs to coastal communities leading to the responsible use of the nation's ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources. MIT's Sea Grant requests input and comment for its 2018-2021 strategic plan.
  • WHOI News | May 6, 2016

    Study Offers Clues to Better Rainfall Predictions

    WHOI scientists have found a potential path to better seasonal rainfall predictions, showing alink between higher sea surface salinity levels in the North Atlantic Ocean and increased rainfall on land in the African Sahel, the area between the Sahara Desert and the savannah across Central Africa.
  • MIT News | May 6, 2016

    Tracking Greenland’s ice melt with seismic waves

    Technique uses vibrations generated by crashing ocean waves to monitor ice sheet's seasonal changes.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | May 6, 2016

    New Antarctic Ice Sheet Physics Could Explain Ancient Sea Levels and Predict Future Ones

    Oceans at MIT sits down with glaciologist Christian Schoof to discuss how "ice cliff collapse" in Antarctica could have produced the Pliocene's high sea levels.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 3, 2016

    EAPS Dives into the Pale Blue Dot at the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival

    For MIT’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), every day is Earth Day. But on April 22nd, 2016, they were excited to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for it with the greater Boston community at the MIT Museum during the Cambridge Science Festival.
  • WHOI - Oceanus | May 2, 2016

    Endangered Whales Get a High-Tech Check-Up

    Drones give researchers an unparalleled view of marine mammal health
  • MIT Sea Grant | May 1, 2016

    Professor Otto Cordero is awarded the 2016 Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization

    Congratulations to professor Otto Cordero, the recipient of MIT Sea Grant's 2016 Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization.
  • Featured Stories, MIT News | April 28, 2016

    MIT outlines progress on its five-year climate action plan

    Progress report underscores strong collaboration across campus to address climate change.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | April 28, 2016

    Oceans Alive!: Trawling in the Charles

    Ahead of the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival and MIT’s centennial celebration, postdocs from MIT’s EAPS and PAOC chartered a sailboat to collect plankton from the Charles River. Here, they had a chance to interact with the organisms and environment that they model and would discuss with visitors the next day.
  • WHOI News | April 28, 2016

    WHOI Technology Used in Locating El Faro Data Recorder

    Technology and vehicles developed and operated by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists and engineers were instrumental in assisting the NTSB in locating the voyage data recorder (VDR) of El Faro.
  • MITgcm News | April 20, 2016

    Shelf Life

    This month we focus on work led by Hajoon Song, a postdoc at MIT, who has been using MITgcm to explore nutrient sources for the Patagonia Shelf Region.
  • WHOI - Oceanus | April 20, 2016

    Audio Postcard: Remembering Knorr

    Illustrious research vessel departs after 44-year career
  • MIT Sea Grant | April 18, 2016

    MIT Sea Grant Spring Newsletter

    MIT Sea Grant has selected three research projects for funding from our annual request for proposals. The projects focus on understanding the impacts of ocean acidification and will collectively receive approximately $600 thousand in federal funding, with just over $300,000 in matching state, local, and private funding over a two year period.
  • MIT News | April 18, 2016

    Study: Ancient tectonic activity was trigger for ice ages

    Continental shifting may have acted as a natural mechanism for extreme carbon sequestration.
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