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  • News, WHOI News | November 23, 2016

    WHOI Geologist Henry Dick Named AAAS 2016 Fellow

    Henry Dick of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon association members by their peers.
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | November 22, 2016

    Woman on Board

    A conversation with WHOI mooring technician Meghan Donohue
  • MIT Sea Grant | November 20, 2016

    MIT Sea Grant Seminar – FY2016 PI Reports on Ocean Acidification Projects

    The presentations on November 29, 2016, 12-4p include "Quantification of the Contribution of Wastewater Effluent to Coastal Ocean Acidification", "Impact of ocean acidification on calcification rate, shell properties, pallial fluid pH, and epigenetics of commercially important mollusks across critical life stages", and "Integrated impacts of temperature increase and ocean acidification on larval shell development in the American Lobster, Homerus americanus".
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | November 18, 2016

    Replicating Ancient Fossilization

    Using modern microbes to understand the preservation of marine bacteria
  • MIT, News | November 17, 2016

    Predicting and Adapting to Increased Hurricane Risk

    Kerry Emanuel shares why hurricanes will likely become more destructive and offers ways to mitigate these increased risks.
  • News, WHOI News | November 17, 2016

    New Study Explains Mysterious Source of Greenhouse Gas Methane in the Ocean

    A new study may have cracked the longstanding “marine methane paradox,” finding that the answer may lie in the complex ways that bacteria break down substances excreted into seawater by living organisms.
  • 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.
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