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  • News, WHOI News | May 30, 2017

    More Frequent Extreme Ocean Warming Could Further Endanger Albatross

    WHOI biologist Stephanie Jenouvrier co-edited the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B special issue and co-authored a study featured, which examines how extreme ocean warming events further stress an already declining population of black-browed albatross in the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | May 26, 2017

    Conch Shells Spill the Secret to Their Toughness

    Three-tiered structure of these impact-resistant shells could inspire better helmets, body armor.
  • News, WHOI News | May 24, 2017

    Media Advisory: Research Vessel Neil Armstrong Participates in Fleet Week New York

    The research vessel Neil Armstrong, owned by the U.S. Navy and operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), will participate in Fleet Week New York, May 24-26, 2017. The ship is the only research vessel participating in the celebration.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 23, 2017

    Happy 100th Birthday to the Father of Chaos

    Today, May 23rd, Edward N. Lorenz, longtime professor of meteorology at MIT, would have turned 100. Widely recognized as the father of the modern theory of chaos, he profoundly altered the way we view the natural world.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 22, 2017

    2017 EAPS Student Awards

    A roll-call of this year's Excellence in Teaching, Crosby, and Goetze Award recipients presented at the May 19th Student Recognition Dinner.
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | May 22, 2017

    Extreme Climate

    A conversation with WHOI climate scientist Caroline Ummenhofer, who studies the ocean’s role in the global hydrological cycle to understand how water is transported between the ocean and atmosphere and onto land as rain and snow.
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | May 16, 2017

    Fresh Water Below the Seafloor?

    Scientists search for aquifers trapped under the ocean
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 15, 2017

    Varied Increases in Extreme Rainfall with Global Warming

    Intensification of extreme rainfall varies from region to region, study shows.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 15, 2017

    The Tenured Engineers of 2017

    Professors Noelle Selin and Xuanhe Zhao were among 10 members of the School of Engineering’s faculty that have been granted tenure by MIT.
  • News, WHOI News | May 15, 2017

    Travel Distances of Juvenile Fish Key to Better Conservation

    WHOI scientists and their international colleagues conducted the largest, most comprehensive study of larval dispersal at coral reefs. Their findings have important implications for the sizing and spacing of marine reserves. (Video)
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI - Oceanus | May 12, 2017

    Blue Holes and Hurricanes

    Geological marvels are gold mines for climate history
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | May 11, 2017

    MIT Sea Grant Open House Thursday June 8th from 2:00-4:00

    Interested in learning more about research, education, and outreach opportunities at MIT Sea Grant? Come check out our new offices at MIT Sea Grant's Open House! Thursday, June 8th, 2017 from 2:00pm-4:00pm At MIT Sea Grant's new location: 12 Emily St...
  • News, WHOI News | May 9, 2017

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Ship Neil Armstrong to Participate in Fleet Week New York

    The research vessel, Neil Armstrong, will participate in Fleet Week New York, May 24-26, 2017, marking the first time in recent memory that an oceanographic research vessel will be included in the celebration.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | May 7, 2017

    Adventures in Citizen Science

    Where and how citizen science is being used for marine research, its impact on researchers and its effects on science and society. First of a series on the changing face of marine and coastal research and implications for the future spotlights MIT Sea Grant.
  • News, WHOI News | May 5, 2017

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Honored by Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    The Associated Industries of Massachusetts is honoring WHOI with its most prestigious honor, the Vision Award, at a ceremony in Boston on May 5.
  • MIT, News, WHOI | April 27, 2017

    Exploring our Oceans: The Cross-talk between Marine Life and Climate Change

    Harvard's SIT'N Listen Podcast speaks with MIT and WHOI graduate students Gabriela Farfan and Hanny Rivera about how studying oceans and marine biodiversity can help us better understand and combat climate change.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 27, 2017

    3Q: Refocusing Climate Research in a New Era

    A new perspective from climate researchers argues that there are three key questions that should frame future climate research.
  • Center for Global Change Science, Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT News, News | April 26, 2017

    Correcting the Records

    Climate data analyst Thomas Karl describes global temperature and precipitation measurement and interpretation in the 16th Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture.
  • News, WHOI, WHOI - Oceanus | April 26, 2017

    Illuminating the Ocean with Sound

  • MIT, News, WHOI | April 20, 2017

    March for Science on Saturday — get off sidelines, make a difference

    Noelle Held, a PhD candidate in chemical oceanography at MIT and WHOI, discusses why she's proud to be part of a long history of American scientists and pioneers, and why it's important to continue supporting science, particularly this weekend.
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