Events & Happenings

Week of October 14, 2018
Mon Oct 15

There will be no seminars today

12:00 PM

Tue Oct 16

Biomarker Investigations of Plio-Pleistocene Climate in the Arctic

12:15 PM • Clark 507
William Daniels, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Sponsor: MC&G Department

The Ice-Ocean Governor: Ice-Ocean Stress Feedback Limits Beaufort Gyre Spin Up

3:05 PM • Watson 201
Gianluca Meneghello, MIT

Sponsor: Physical Oceanography Department

Wed Oct 17

Broadband Acoustic Quantification of Hydrocarbons

12:15 PM • Redfield Auditorium
Scott Loranger, University of New Hampshire

Sponsor: AOP&E Department

Thu Oct 18

There will be no Biology Department seminar today

12:00 PM

Eutrophication and Harmful Algal Blooms: The Complexities of Changing Nutrients

3:00 PM • Loeb Auditorium
Pat Glibert, University of Maryland

SES Distinguished Scientist Seminar

Sponsor: MBL

Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Aquaculture

5:30 PM • Clark 507
Dan Ward, Ward Aquafarms

Special Seminar

Sponsor: WHOI’s Office of Technology Transfer

Fri Oct 19

The Wake of the Whale: Laws and Cultural Traditions in the Regulation of Artisanal Whaling

1:00 PM • Clark 507
Russell Fielding, author

Special Seminar

Sponsor: WHOI’s Marine Mammal Center

Other Events and Notes of Interest


Presents the video “Thai Cave Rescue” on Friday, December 7, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. In July 2018, the world held its breath as an international team of cave divers endeavored to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded deep in a flooded cave in Thailand. Follow the harrowing operation and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible. Sponsored by the Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.


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.


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