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  • WHOI News | September 3, 2012

    Tracking Fish Through a Coral Reef Seascape

    Ocean scientists have long known that juvenile coral reef fishes use coastal seagrass and mangrove habitats as nurseries, later moving as adults onto coral reefs. But the fishes’ movements, and the connections between different tropical habitats,...
  • WHOI - Oceanus | August 31, 2012

    Mentors for Budding Scientists

    Young students get a taste of research at WHOI
  • MIT, MIT EAPS | August 30, 2012

    Modeling Marine Microbes

    When used properly, models provide valuable insights into complex systems and sometimes yield surprising, even counterintuitive outcomes. Darwin Project researcher Stephanie Dutkiewicz explains her groups work.
  • WHOI News | August 29, 2012

    WHOI Hosts Public Talk – Titanic in 3D: An Archaeological Exploration

    On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will host a public event entitled “Titanic in 3D: An Archaeological Exploration.” The free presentations will be held at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., & 3:30 p.m. in Redfield Auditori...
  • WHOI - Oceanus | August 24, 2012

    Climate Change Spurred Fall of Ancient Culture

    Weakening monsoons in India affected plants and people
  • MIT Sea Grant | August 21, 2012

    MIT Sea Grant’s Brenden Epps Assumes Professorship at Dartmouth College

    By Lillie Paquette MIT Sea Grant College Program CAMBRIDGE, MA - AUGUST 22, 2012 - After two-and-a-half years as a post-doctoral research engineer with MIT Sea Grant, Brenden Epps has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Engineering at Dartmo...
  • WHOI News | August 20, 2012

    Construction Begins on Newest Ocean Research Ship

    Senior officials from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) joined the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) at a ceremony Aug. 17 to mark the beginning of construction on the high-tech, ocean research ship AGOR 27, which will be operated by WHOI.
  • WHOI - Oceanus | August 17, 2012

    New Laboratory Opens at WHOI

    'Green' building provides space for ocean observatory initiatives
  • WHOI News | August 15, 2012

    WHOI Scientist Contributes to Nature Study on Ocean Health

    WHOI Senior Scientist Scott Doney is one of several contributors to a new comprehensive index designed to assess the benefits to people of healthy oceans worldwide. The Index – being called the Ocean Health Index – is the first broad, quant...
  • WHOI - Oceanus | August 10, 2012

    Underneath and Overlooked: Groundwater

    A conversation with WHOI marine chemist Matt Charette
  • MIT News | August 9, 2012

    Autonomous robotic plane flies indoors

    For decades, academic and industry researchers have been working on control algorithms for autonomous helicopters — robotic helicopters that pilot themselves, rather than requiring remote human guidance. Dozens of research teams have competed in ...
  • MIT Sea Grant | August 5, 2012

    High school students make important scientific discovery as part of MIT Sea Grant’s Ocean Science Internship

    CAMBRIDGE, MA - AUGUST 6, 2012 - A group of four outstanding Massachusetts and Connecticut high school students are the first on record to encounter and identify non-native European rock shrimp in Boston Harbor last month. The students were conductin...
  • MIT EAPS | August 5, 2012

    Exploring the Arctic

    Researcher An Nguyen reports on a numerical modeling study to better understand the origin and character of the western arctic upper halocline.
  • MITgcm News | August 5, 2012

    MITgcm on Ice

    In a recent paper in the Journal of Physical Oceanography, An Nguyen (MIT) and co-authors Ronald Kwok (JPL) and Dimitris Menemenlis (JPL) report on work using MITgcm to better understand the origin and character of  the western arctic, upper haloclin...
  • MITgcm News | August 3, 2012

    MITgcm on the Beach

    At this time of the year newspapers and magazines abound with suggestions for things to read on vacation. MITgcm recommends popping copies of the following recent papers in your beach bag, after all, there’s more than one way to study the ocean!
  • WHOI - Oceanus | August 2, 2012

    Shifting Tactics in Shifting Shoals

    Enterprising scientist jury-rigs kayak into research vehicle
  • WHOI News | August 2, 2012

    WHOI to Host Public Event on Ocean Acidification

    The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will host a public forum on ocean acidification and its effects on ocean life.  Ocean acidification is a global problem that results from the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) released into the atmosp...
  • MIT Sea Grant | July 29, 2012

    High School Students Participate in MIT Sea Grant’s Ocean Engineering Experience

    The Ocean Engineering Experience (OEX) is a one-week, hands-on, residential ocean engineering program for high school students entering their junior or senior year. This program is designed to engage students in challenging real-world educational activ...
  • MIT Sea Grant | July 26, 2012

    Participate in our joint MIT & Woods Hole Sea Grant Survey

    The National Sea Grant Program and individual Sea Grant programs are developing strategic plans for 2014-2018. The four major focus areas for the plan are (1) Healthy Coasts, Oceans and Great Lakes; (2) Safe Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture; (3) R...
  • MIT News | July 26, 2012

    Newfound gene may help bacteria survive in extreme environments

    In the days following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, methane-eating bacteria bloomed in the Gulf of Mexico, feasting on the methane that gushed, along with oil, from the damaged well. The sudden influx of microbes was a scientific curiosity: Pri...
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