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  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI News | August 2, 2017

    Margaret Tivey to Become New Vice President and Dean of Academic Programs at WHOI

    Dr. Margaret K. (Meg) Tivey has been selected as the next Vice President and Dean for Academic Programs at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Tivey will oversee all academic programs at WHOI, which include the MIT-WHOI Joint Program (JP) in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science & Engineering for graduate students, postdoctoral and undergraduate programs, the graduate-level Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Program, and will serve as the WHOI point of contact for the Marine Biological Laboratory-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library.
  • News, WHOI News | August 1, 2017

    WHOI Ocean Science Exhibit Center Extends August Hours

    The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Ocean Science Exhibit Center is extending its hours to include Sundays during the month of August.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI | July 31, 2017

    From Computation to the Ocean, a Scientist Finds His Fit

    Science Magazine profiles MIT-WHOI Joint Program faculty member Mark Baumgartner.
  • Featured Stories, MIT Sea Grant, News | July 31, 2017

    Automating Counting Fish: 2016 NOAA Hollings Scholars Caleb Perez and Tzofi Klinghoffer

    2016 Hollings Scholars Caleb Perez and Tzofi Klinghoffer are working this summer with researches at MIT Sea Grant, focusing on developing technological solutions that will improve upon current methods used for monitoring fish populations.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | July 31, 2017

    Mapping Eelgrass with Drones: 2016 NOAA Hollings Scholar Scott Nesbit

    Nesbit along with MIT Sea Grant coastal ecologist Dr. Juliet Simpson use drones to map the locations of eelgrass beds throughout the coast of New England.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | July 31, 2017

    MIT Sea Grant’s Hollings Scholars present their research at NOAA headquarters

    MIT Sea Grant’s three NOAA Hollings Scholars will present their research at NOAA’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland this week.
  • News, WHOI News | July 31, 2017

    WHOI Announces 2017 Ocean Science Journalism Fellows

    Eight writers, radio, and multimedia science journalists from the U.S., Canada, England, and India have been selected to participate in the competitive Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship program.
  • Featured Stories, News, WHOI News | July 26, 2017

    New Robot Speeds Sampling of Ocean’s Biogeochemistry and Health

    The world's first underwater vehicle designed specifically to collect both biological and chemical samples from the ocean water column successfully completed sea trials off the coast of New England on July 9, 2017. The new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), named Clio, will help scientists better understand the inner workings of the ocean.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | July 25, 2017

    The Sticky Intertropical Convergence Zone

    Ocean circulation coupled to changes in trade winds efficiently damps ITCZ movement to transport heat across the equator.
  • News, WHOI News | July 25, 2017

    WHOI Researchers to Participate in Science and Film Panels at the Woods Hole Film Festival

    This summer, the Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is teaming up with the Woods Hole Film Festival (WHFF) for Q&A panel discussions that highlight scientific advances and expand creative storytelling about scientific subjects.
  • News, WHOI News | July 25, 2017

    Exhibit at WHOI Ocean Science Exhibit Center Features Photographs by Daniel Casado

    Environmental photographer Daniel Casado's exhibit, "Infamia", displays haunting images of life and death in Chiloe, an island off the coast of Chile—from majestic blue whales to the devastating impacts on one of the world’s most vital ecosystems after thousands of tons of rotten salmon were discharged a few miles off shore.
  • Featured Stories, News, WHOI News | July 20, 2017

    Re-envisioning Underwater Imaging

    The Advanced Imaging and Visualization Laboratory (AIVL) at WHOI working with Marine Imaging Technologies has developed a revolutionary new multi-function, underwater imaging system capable of generating ultra-high definition television (UHDTV) video, 2-D mosaic imaging, and 3-D optical models of seafloor objects and environments. The new state-of-the-art technology is currently being field-tested on several submerged shipwreck sites in both the U.S. and Europe.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | July 11, 2017

    Sea Grant announces the 2018 Knauss Fellowship finalists

    Sea Grant is pleased to announce the 2018 finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. As with each class of Knauss fellows, the 2018 finalists are an impressive group with diverse backgrounds and interests. Twenty four of the 33 Sea Grant programs are represented in this year’s class, which includes 61 finalists
  • Featured Stories, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | July 6, 2017

    Rising temperatures are curbing ocean’s capacity to store carbon

    Study finds large amounts of carbon dioxide, equivalent to yearly U.K. emissions, remain in surface waters.
  • News, WHOI News | June 30, 2017

    Six Right Whales Die In Canadian Waters In Less Than Three Weeks

    Unprecedented Mortality Event For One Of The World's Most Endangered Whale Species
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | June 27, 2017

    Microbe Generates Extraordinarily Diverse Array of Peptides

    In marine bacteria, evolution of new specialized molecules follows a previously unknown path.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 27, 2017

    Pauline Morrow Austin: Radar & Weather Maven

    Pauline Morrow Austin (PhD '42) joined MIT's Weather Radar Research Project at its inception in 1946 and went on to direct the project from 1956-1979. Her pioneering work to interpret weather radar echoes laid the foundation for modern radar meteorology.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | June 20, 2017

    MIT Sea Grant Ocean Acidification Seminar Tuesday June 27th at 12:00

    Please join us Tuesday June 27 at MIT Sea Grant for presentations by six MIT Sea Grant funded researchers on their ocean acidification projects.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News, WHOI - Oceanus | June 20, 2017

    Pop Goes the Seafloor Rock

    MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student Meghan Jones studies seafloor lavas to reveal the inner workings of our planet. Using the human-occupied submersible Alvin and the autonomous underwater vehicle Sentry, WHOI researchers and Jones have been exploring a surprising discovery: gas-filled volcanic rocks on the seafloor that "pop" when brought up to the surface.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 19, 2017

    Cantine and Moore Awarded for Excellence

    Institute Recognizes Marjorie Cantine and Kelsey Moore as 2017 Graduate Women of Excellence.
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