Events & Happenings

May 2018
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  12:15 PM It's Tricky (to rock a rhyme): Proteins and Protein Regulation in Field Populations of Trichodesmium 12:15 PM Tiny Bit of Shakin' Goin' On: Gravitational Waves and the Universe12:00 PM Performance of a New Multispecies Age-Structured Stock Assessment Model: New Insights on the Importance of Diet Data and Process Errors7:30 PM Inspiration for Action
  1:30 PM Constraining the Global Phytoplankton Metallome, One Cell at a Time
  3:05 PM A Lagrangian View on Precipitating Convection
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Water Column Carbonate Dissolution and the Fate of Calcite In Deep Sea Sediments12:15 PM There will be no AOP&E Department seminar today 12:00 PM Plasticity of Timekeeping: Tidal and Diel Orchestration of Behaviour and Gene Expression in an Intertidal Mollusc
1:30 PM From Genome-Scale to Ecosystem-Level Models of Microbial Metabolism2:00 PM Explaining the Paths of VOC and PFAS Plumes Near Two Cape Cod Lakes-Groundwater/Lake Interactions are the Key!
3:05 PM Understanding and Parameterizing Mesoscale Eddies in High-Resolution Global Ocean Models
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM New Insights into Dissolved Metabolites and Organic Nitrogen Driven by Novel Analytical Techniques12:00 PM There will be no AOP&E Department seminar today12:00 PM It's Not Just about Corals and Fish: What Microbes Can Teach Us about the Health of Caribbean Reefs12:00 PM There will be no seminars today
1:30 PM Microbial and Biogeochemical Responses to 15 Years of Nutrient Enrichment in a New England Salt Marsh3:00 PM Chemical Currencies of the Surface Ocean Microbiome
3:05 PM Unsupervised Learning Classifies Global Ocean Dynamical Regions
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Simulated Eddy Induced Bottom-Up Controls on Phytoplankton Growth in the Southern Ocean12:15 PM Time-Frequency and Warping for Dummies: From Theory to the Acoustic Characterization of a Muddy Seabed12:00 PM There will be no Biology Department seminar today12:00 PM There will be no seminars today
3:05 PM The Origin of the Mean Flow on the Mid-Atlantic Bight, Flows Forced by Density Anomalies on a Continental Shelf, and Their Evolution
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12:00 PM Memorial Day Holiday12:15 PM Combining Observational and 3D Modeling Data to Understand the Interannual Variability of the Ocean Biogeochemistry in the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP)12:00 PM Special Biology Department Seminar - New Disturbance Regimes, Ecological Memory and Resilience of Rocky Shore Microalgal Assemblages11:00 AM Special Woods Hole Research Center Seminar - Advances in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Remote Sensing
3:05 PM The Behavior of Coastal Squall Lines12:15 PM Ring Interactions and Shelf-Break Exchange Processes Revealed by OOI Pioneer Array

Other Events and Notes of Interest


Presents photographer and retired WHOI second mate Craig Dickson on Friday, June 29, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. Craig will discuss his time aboard the WHOI vessels R/V Knorr in the Antarctic, and other support vessels for the Deep Submergence Vehicle Alvin , including the R/V Lulu, R/V Atlantis II, and the current R/V Atlantis. Craig will illustrate through photography how the Alvin launch and recovery system changed with each support vessel. Sponsored by the Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.


The library will begin the new season of its Social Justice Book Club on June 27. The book club was formed in the summer of 2016 by summer resident Ruth Gainer who is continuing to lead the group and its discussions. All the books chosen for the group focus on issues of poverty, racism, and the justice system. This year, Ruth has expanded the program so there will be a total of four books read and discussed. In each case, copies of the book will be available at the library and also at Eight Cousins Books, for those who wish to own their own copy. The books are all recent releases. At the first discussion on June 27, participants will be discussing The Color of Law, a Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein. On July 11, participants will be discussing Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly About Racism in America, by George Yancy. On July 25, participants will be discussing When They Call You a Terrorist: a Black Lives Matter Memoir, by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele and on August 8, participants will be discussing Give Us the Ballot, by Ari Berman. On July 3 at 4:00 p.m., there will be an event at the library on behalf of the winner of the International Children's Peace Prize. A short film about Mohamad Al Jounde’s work in Lebanese refugee camps will be shown. This is free and open to the public. The library is seeking donations for its 4th Annual Accessories & Adornments Sale of women’s jewelry, pocketbooks, wallets, backpacks, scarves, hats, belts, gloves, and sunglasses. For gentleman we seek donations of ties, wallets, backpacks, belts, gloves, scarfs, sunglasses, hats (no baseball hats, please). Donations can be dropped off at the library on 581 Woods Hole Road before Friday, August 3, during regular library hours. Parking is free. If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Currier at (774) 313-0544 or All proceeds of the sale will directly benefit the libraries operating budget and programming. For more information, call the library at (508) 548-8961, or visit the library’s website


Begins on Monday, June 18 with lectures running through August 10. This year's principal lecturer will be Professor Andrew Woods from the University of Cambridge. If you would like to receive weekly lecture schedules by email, please contact Julie Hildebrandt at All lectures will be held at Walsh Cottage.


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