Events & Happenings

August 2018
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   9:30 AM Invasion, Adaptation, and Body-Snatching Parasites12:00 PM Soundscapes in King Penguin Colonies 10:00 AM Sea Surface Temperatures in the Western Tropical Atlantic During the Last Interglacial Warm Period
   10:00 AM Marsh-Estuarine Sediment Fluxes: Implications for Coastal Morphology and Carbon Cycling2:00 PM Movements and Oceanographic Associations of Large Pelagic Fishes in the North Atlantic Ocean
   11:30 AM AOP&E Joint Program Student Presentations8:00 PM Life without Oxygen
   1:00 PM Biogeochemical and Phylogenetic Signals of Proterozoic and Phanerozoic Microbial Metabolisms
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12:00 PM New Proxy Development in Foraminifera: Na, Li and its Isotopes12:15 PM Oil Plume and Slick Simulations: Tracking Dissolved and Droplet Hydrocarbons to Improve Spill Response 9:30 AM Monsoon Impacts on the Western Equatorial Indian Ocean: Science from NASCar1:30 PM North Atlantic Hydroclimate Responses to Volcanic Eruptions1:00 PM Summer Student Joint Poster Session
3:00 PM Is Alien Life Closer than We Think?10:00 AM Coral Calcification in a Changing Ocean2:00 PM Quantifying Layer Thickness Changes Using Dynamic Depth Warping8:00 PM The Stability and Reversal of Cell Differentiation in Development
3:05 PM Homogeneous Early 20th Century Sea Surface Warming after Correcting for Historical Artifacts12:00 PM New Proxy Development in Foraminifera: Na, Li and its Isotopes3:00 PM Summer Student Speed Talks
12:15 PM Passive Acoustic Monitoring in Offshore Windfarms in Taiwan
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM There will be no MC&G Department seminar today11:00 AM Hemisphereic (A)symmetries During Earth’s Major Geologic Climate Transitions12:00 PM Dolphin Communication: Fact and Fiction2:00 PM The Blue Halo Initiative: Comprehensive, Science-Based, Community-Driven Ocean Management
2:00 PM The Trouble with Submarine Landslides12:15 PM There will be no AOP&E seminar today2:00 PM PEACH SLICES: Hurricane-Driven Export of Mid-Atlantic Bight Shelf Waters Near Cape Hatteras
3:00 PM Fueling the Future3:00 PM The Future of Ocean Conservation: Zoning, Cities, Triage, and Inclusion2:30 PM Evolution of Small-Scale Horizontal Variability Over the Continental Shelf
3:05 PM Greenhouse Gases, Anthropogenic Aerosols and the Planetary Energy Imbalance
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Membrane Lipids: A Novel Approach to Study Microbial Activity In Situ10:00 AM Investigating the Mysterious Deep Cesium from Fukushima12:00 PM Why Razing Rays Won't Save our Bays: Understanding the Validity and Consequences of Mesopredator Release in Coastal Ecosystems12:00 PM There will be no seminars today
3:00 PM Why are Cape Cod Estuaries Impaired and What Can Be Done About It?10:30 AM Comparison of Global Scale Heat Flux between CMIP5 Models and Satellite Bulk Parameterizations
3:05 PM Microstructure Observations of Heat Fluxes in the Western Arctic Ocean12:15 PM Finding World War II Wrecks with REMUSes
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM The Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in the Sea Surface Microlayer12:15 PM Towards Co-Multi-Robotic Exploration of the Benthic Seafloor12:00 PM Observing Microbial Processes at the Microscale with In Situ Technology12:00 PM There will be no seminars today
3:00 PM Fifty Years at WHOI: Studying Extremes of Life in the Cold and Hot Deep Sea2:00 PM Scavenging and Transport of Thorium Radioisotopes in the North Atlantic Ocean
3:05 PM There will be no Physical Oceanography seminar today

Other Events and Notes of Interest


Presents the video “NOVA Wonders What's Living in You?” on Friday, September 28, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. Discover how a world of microbes living in and on you can make you sick. Sponsored by the WHOI Visitor Center. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.


Welcomes filmmaker Marnie Crawford Samuelson on Saturday, September 29, at 3:30 p.m., with her two new films Fire Station 88.1 and Keeper.  The first features the recent fires in Napa Valley California. The second, which was shown at the Woods Hole Film Festival this summer, is about the Woods Hole Drawbridge. Marnie will be at the screening to answer questions, and will have copies available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the lower level meeting room. For more information, view the website or call the library at (508) 548-8961.


Learn about sheep, sheepdogs, and regenerative agriculture at Peterson Farm with Diana Wickman and Simon Thorrold on Friday, October 12, at 12:15 p.m., in Carriage House located on WHOI’s Quissett Campus. Sponsored by WHOI’s Sustainability Task Force:


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