Events & Happenings

October 2017
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM There will be no MC&G Department seminar today12:15 PM Sonar-Based Ship Hull Inspection10:00 AM Analyzing Observational Data for Causal Effects of Interventions12:00 PM There will be no seminars today
3:05 PM Modeling Langmuir Turbulence and Its Effects on Global Climate 11:00 AM Update on the 115th Congress: 1st Session - 2017
12:00 PM Microbial Biogeochemistry of the Dark Ocean
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10:00 AM Overview of the Robot Operating System (ROS)12:15 PM Climatic Extremes at the Dawn of Animal Life12:15 PM Low-Cost Electronics and Deep Ocean Cameras12:00 PM Resilience of Marine Mammals in a Changing Ocean - From the Arctic to the Tropics10:00 AM Ocean Ventilation Based on Evaluated Transient Tracer Applications
1:00 PM Basic Lifesaving CPR
3:05 PM Is the Signature of the Little Ice Age Detectable in 20th Century Deep Pacific Cooling?
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Better Understanding Climate, Precipitation, and Atmospheric Chemistry by Understanding the Formation of Mixed Phase Clouds12:15 PM Peculiarities in Geomagnetism and Magnetotellurics12:15 PM Increasing Our Understanding of Natural Particle Fields in Aquatic Ecosystems Using In Situ Holographic Microscopy3:00 PM The Secret Lives of Soil Microbes
3:05 PM Optimal Initial Condition of Passive Tracers for their Maximal Mixing2:30 PM Making The Most Of Your Presentation
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Controls on the Dissolution Kinetics of Calcite in Seawater12:15 PM Estimating Parameter Sensitivity in Ocean Feature Models Using Mode Number Conservation12:15 PM There will be no Biology Department seminar today 3:00 PM Understanding the Ocean's Role in the Global Carbon Cycle
3:05 PM Observed and Modeled Pathways of the Iceland Scotland Overflow Water in the Eastern North Atlantic
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:00 PM Forage Fish Ecology: From the Northeast US Shelf to the Pond Over Yonder
12:15 PM Not All Export is Created Equally
3:05 PM There will be no Physical Oceanography Department seminar today

Other Events and Notes of Interest


Presents the video “Sinking Cities: Miami” on Friday, December 14, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. Miami is beloved for its beaches and waterfront homes and businesses. See how engineers and planners are trying to protect Miami from rising seas and ever-more-frequent and violent storm surges that could destroy the city’s tourist and business economy. Sponsored by the WHOI Visitor Center. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.


Presents “Dinner & A Movie,” a monthly screening series of independent films from October through May. On the night of each screening, ticket purchasers may present their ticket prior to the film for discounts and special offers at participating restaurants. Please note, screening ticket purchase does not include food or drink from participating restaurants. Participating restaurants include The Captain Kidd, Water Street Kitchen, The Landfall, and Quicks Hole Tavern. Contact individual restaurants for reservations and the most up to date information. The screenings take place at WHOI’s Redfield Auditorium, located at 45 Water Street in Woods Hole, and start at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The facility is wheelchair accessible. “Dinner & A Movie” is supported in part by a grant from the Cape Cod 5 Charitable Foundation Trust, the Falmouth Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation, Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Tickets are $14 general, $12 members, and $10 students/veterans and are available in advance via or at the door. The program is subject to change. No refunds or exchanges unless screening is cancelled or rescheduled by the Festival. Screenings may be rescheduled due to various reasons, including inclement weather. All screening information will be posted on the Woods Hole Film Festival Facebook page.


The Coalition for Children “Holiday Open House Party” will be held on December 19, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., at the library. There will be snowflake and snowmen crafts for kids! All ages welcome. This event is free thanks to the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant. For more information, view the website or call the library at (508) 548-8961.


Presents “A Seaside Solstice,” a sea-themed celebration of the solstice featuring music, poetry, drama, and dance in the style of the Renaissance on Saturday, December 15, and Sunday, December 16, at 4 p.m. at the Woods Hole Community Hall, 68 Water Street, Woods Hole, Mass. Admission is $20 for adults and at the the door; $17 advance; $12 students; $1 children under age 12.  You can purchase tickets at Eight Cousins Books, Main Street, Falmouth, Mass., or  For more information, contact, (774)-392-0780, or visit


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