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  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | February 20, 2017

    PAOC Faculty Promotions

    Congratulations to Michael Follows and David McGee for their recent promotions, recognizing their achievements and contributions to the department.
  • News, WHOI News | February 17, 2017

    Panel to Discuss Deep-Sea Mining at AAAS Meeting

    At AAAS, panel of speakers will examine the pros and cons of seafloor mining, its engineering feasibility, and its legal and societal implications with the goal of providing the best available, objective, scientific evidence to inform ongoing policy efforts on this important and timely topic.
  • MITgcm News, News | February 15, 2017

    Shelf Slip

    This month we spotlight work by researchers at Imperial College, London, UK, who have been using MITgcm to study the circulation on the Shetland Shelf system.
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | February 14, 2017

    A Big Decline of River Herring

    Tiny stones in fish hold clues to help restore populations
  • MIT, News | February 8, 2017

    Happy Birthday to the Father of Modern Dynamical Meteorology

    In honor of his 100th birthday, MIT remembers Jules Gregory Charney, a leader in numerical weather prediction, and a former MIT professor and director of the Atmospheric and Ocean Dynamics Project.
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | February 8, 2017

    More Floods & Higher Sea Levels

    Geological records help forecast escalating coastal hazards
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | February 7, 2017

    Aerocene Soars at the 47th World Economic Forum Meeting

    Climate-conscious sculptures influence world perspectives in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | February 6, 2017

    Faculty Promotions

    The Executive Committee of the Corporation has approved the promotion of Michael Follows to Full Professor and David McGee to Associate Professor (effective July 2017.)
  • News, WHOI News | February 6, 2017

    Study Provides First Measurement of Nitrogen Removal by Local Shellfish

    A new study by Woods Hole Sea Grant, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, and the Mashpee Department of Natural Resources provides the first comprehensive measurement of nitrogen removed by shellfish harvested from waters off Cape Cod.
  • WHOI News | February 2, 2017

    Town of Falmouth and WHOI Win Seaport Economic Council Grant

    At a meeting Thursday in Fall River, members of the Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council (SEC) green-lighted a $500,000 grant request from the Town of Falmouth and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | February 1, 2017

    Transparent, Gel-based Robots Can Catch and Release Live Fish

    Made from hydrogel, robots may one day assist in surgical operations, evade underwater detection.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | January 31, 2017

    MIT Sea Grant announces three newly funded projects studying ocean acidification

    MIT Sea Grant has selected three research projects for funding from our annual request for proposals. The projects focus on developing new ocean acidification sensor technology and using modeling techniques to consolidate historical data to inform futu...
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | January 31, 2017

    How the smallest, most abundant bacteria inspired a children’s book series

    Institute Professor Penny Chisholm teams up with author and illustrator Molly Bang to write environmental children’s book series.
  • News, WHOI | January 31, 2017

    ExxonMobil Adds Climate Expert to Its Board

    Atmospheric scientist and former president and director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Susan Avery has been elected to the board of directors of the ExxonMobil Corporation.
  • MIT Sea Grant, News | January 31, 2017

    MIT Sea Grant is excited to announce the opening of the Katádysi Art Gallery

    The new gallery will be a destination for students, faculty, and the community, to experience the unique interplay of art and science in the context of MIT Sea Grant research and outreach programs.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | January 31, 2017

    Atmospheres, Oceans and Planetary Studies on Display at AGU

    Over the week of December 12th, members of MIT’s PAOC attended the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) 49th annual Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
  • MIT, MIT Sea Grant, News | January 30, 2017

    MIT Sea Grant 2017 Winter Newsletter

    Includes research and marine advisory highlights, fellowships and student awards, a new gallery opening and work from MIT Sea Grant's partners.
  • Featured Stories, MIT News, News | January 30, 2017

    Explained: Greenhouse gases

    Carbon dioxide isn’t the only one that matters, and the gases vary widely in potency and duration. By David L. Chandler | MIT News Office When hearing the words “greenhouse gas,” most people think immediately of carbon dioxide. This is indeed the greenhouse gas that is currently producing the greatest impact on the Earth’s rapidly changing … Continue reading Explained: Greenhouse gases
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | January 30, 2017

    Solomon is 2017 National Academy of Sciences Medalist

    Susan Solomon, the Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will receive the 2017 National Academy of Sciences, Arthur L. Day Prize and Lectureship.
  • News, WHOI - Oceanus | January 30, 2017

    Eavesdropping on Shrimp’s Snap Chat

    Tiny animals dominate the undersea soundscape
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