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  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | November 16, 2016

    Pluto’s icy, slushy heart

    Data from New Horizons mission suggest a water-ice ocean lies beneath Pluto’s heart-shaped basin.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | November 11, 2016

    Big Ice, Big Science

    Richard Alley delivers the 2016 Carlson Lecture on the physics of glaciers in Antarctica, Greenland, and Boston and how ice sheets capture a history of the world’s climate.
  • WHOI News | November 10, 2016

    WHOI Scientist Receives Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Award

    The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation selected Mak Saito, a biogeochemist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), as one of eight awardees of a 2016 Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry grant.
  • MIT Sea Grant | November 6, 2016

    MIT Sea Grant Seminar: Characterizing a New England Saltmarsh with Terrestrial and Airborne Lidar

    The seminar will take place on Friday December 2nd, from noon to 1pm.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | November 3, 2016

    Tackling Questions of Ocean Physics with MIT Oceanographer Raffaele Ferrari

    Understanding ocean circulation, its climate impact, & how it shapes biological productivity with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) oceanographer Raffaele Ferrari.
  • News, WHOI News | November 2, 2016

    WHOI Study Reveals Previously Unknown Component of Whale Songs

    Researchers have known for decades that whales create elaborate songs, sometimes projecting their calls for miles underwater. A new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), however, has revealed a previously unknown element of whale songs that could aid this mode of communication, and may play a pivotal role in locating other whales in open ocean.
  • MIT, MIT News, News | November 1, 2016

    This Is How We Row

    MIT Lightweight Women’s Crew makes history at Head of the Charles.
  • News, WHOI, WHOI - Oceanus | November 1, 2016

    Whale-safe Fishing Gear

    New buoy for lobster traps could prevent entanglements
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | November 1, 2016

    How Would ‘On-Call’ Buoys Work?

    Interactive featured in: "Whale-safe Fishing Gear"
  • MIT, News | October 31, 2016

    Fall in MIT’s Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate

    With the semester in full swing, MIT's Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate (PAOC) members are enjoying several new, engaging and fun events happening in the department.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | October 25, 2016

    2015 & 2016 Rossby Awards Announced

    Jill McDermott '15 and Joern Callies '16 have been awarded the Rossby Prize for their respective theses.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | October 25, 2016

    Discovering Extreme Weather

    Incoming freshmen experience life in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheres and Planetary Sciences through weather and climate experiments and a hike up Mt. Washington during the 2016 Discovering EAPS (DEAPS) Freshman Pre-Orientation Program.
  • Featured Stories, MIT News, News | October 25, 2016

    Ira Dyer, professor emeritus of ocean engineering, dies at 91

    Former head of MIT's Department of Ocean Engineering is remembered for his innovation, entrepreneurship, and vision for ocean engineering.
  • Featured Stories, News, WHOI News | October 20, 2016

    New 13-year Study Tracks Impact of Changing Climate on a Key Marine Food Source

    A new multiyear study from scientists at WHOI has shown for the first time how changes in ocean temperature affect a key species of phytoplankton.
  • WHOI News | October 12, 2016

    Study Reveals Corals’ Influence on Reef Microbes

    For the first time, researchers from WHOI and elsewhere have shown that corals are having some control on the production of microbes around them, and that the corals are using that to benefit their own growth.
  • MIT, News | October 7, 2016

    The Climate Context of Hurricane Matthew

    Kerry Emanuel, a professor of atmospheric science specializing in hurricane physics, joins Warm Regards to discuss 2016's Hurricane Matthew and the potential destructiveness of future hurricanes.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | October 5, 2016

    Beaver-inspired wetsuits in the works

    Rubbery hair-lined wetsuits may help keep surfers warm.
  • MITgcm News, News | September 30, 2016

    Cloudy with a Chance of Aliens

    This month we spotlight recently published work by Vivien Parmentier and others, who have been using MITgcm to explore cloud distribution on hot Jupiters.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | September 28, 2016

    Ferrari Receives Prestigious Award for Excellence in Oceanography

    Raffaele Ferrari, the Cecil and Ida Green Professor in Earth and Planetary Sciences and Director of the Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate, has been selected to receive the 2016 Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences.
  • Featured Stories, MIT News, News | September 28, 2016

    Researchers find explanation for interacting giant, hidden ocean waves

    Better simulations of internal tides may benefit sonar communications, protect offshore structures, and more.
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