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Week of November 5, 2017
Mon Nov 6

There will be no seminars today

12:00 PM

Tue Nov 7

Diving First Aid for the Professional Diver

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM • Redfield Auditorium

NOVEMBER DIVING FIRST AID FOR THE PROFESSIONAL DIVER CLASS: Is offered at no cost to WHOI, MBL, NOAA, and USGS divers as well as WHOI First Aid Response Team members. The course will be held on November 7 and 8, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with an hour lunch break on both days. It is very important for all prospective students to sign up for the course at least one week in advance with the WHOI Diving Safety Officer (508) 289-2239, so appropriate materials can be distributed.

Sponsor: WHOI Diving Safety Officer

Limnological History of the Dead Sea Reconstructed from Pore Brines, Fluid Inclusions and Salts in the ICDP Deep Core

12:15 PM • Clark 507
Boaz Lazar, The Hebrew University and WHOI

Sponsor: MC&G Department

There will be no Physical Oceanography Department seminar today

3:05 PM

Wed Nov 8

Diving First Aid for the Professional Diver

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM • Redfield Auditorium

NOVEMBER DIVING FIRST AID FOR THE PROFESSIONAL DIVER CLASS: Is offered at no cost to WHOI, MBL, NOAA, and USGS divers as well as WHOI First Aid Response Team members. The course will be held on November 7 and 8, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with an hour lunch break on both days. It is very important for all prospective students to sign up for the course at least one week in advance with the WHOI Diving Safety Officer (508) 289-2239, so appropriate materials can be distributed.

Sponsor: WHOI Diving Safety Officer

Documenting the Biological Diversity of the Norwegian Benthic Landscape: Making Maps to Support Marine Spatial Management

12:00 PM • Stephen H. Clark Conference Room, Aquarium Building
Genoveva Gonzalez Mirelis, Institute of Marine Research, Norway

Special NEFSC Seminar

Sponsor: NEFSC

Long Range Underwater Sound Propagation from the Canada Basin to the Chukchi Shelf in the Arctic Ocean

12:15 PM • Smith Conference Room
Ying-Tsong Lin, WHOI

Sponsor: AOP&E Department

Thu Nov 9

There will be no Biology Department seminar today

12:00 PM

Where Is Away? Learn About the Recycling Process After Items Leave WHOI

12:15 PM • Carriage House
Kari Parcell, Barnstable County/MassDEP

Lunch and Learn

Sponsor: WHOI Sustainability Task Force

Fri Nov 10

Veteran's Day Holiday Observed (Institution closed)

12:00 PM

Other Events and Notes of Interest

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: December 14

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.

WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL

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 http://www.woodsholefilmfestival.org/dinner-movie-2018-2019/ 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.

WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

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 www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org or call the library at (508) 548-8961.

SOLSTICE SINGERS: Dec. 15 & 16

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 http://www.solsticesingers.org.  For more information, contact get-info@solsticesingers.org, (774)-392-0780, or visit www.solsticesingers.org.

WHOI OCEAN SCIENCE DISCOVERY CENTER & GIFTSHOP:

Located at 15 School Street, Woods Hole, is open Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in November and December. For more information, call (508) 289-2663. WHOI merchandise is available year-round by visiting our online store at http://shop.whoi.edu/.