October 7 to November 6, 2009
Join a renowned team of oceanographers and astrobiologists as they explore one of the deepest points in the Caribbean Sea, searching for life in extreme seafloor environments.
Follow an international team of scientists, divers, photographers and officials working in the Phoenix Islands, a remote archipelago of coral islands in the equatorial Pacific, on a 3-week research mission to survey what may be the most pristine, intact coral reef ecosystems on Earth, in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA).
July 27 to September 9, 2009
MED 09 is part of a continuing international interdisciplinary effort to better understand behavior and the effects of sound on beaked whales and other cetaceans.
Undergraduate students spend a summer getting hands-on oceanographic research experience and working with world-class scientists and engineers in WHOI's Summer Student Fellowship program. Follow a blog by fellow Ellie Bors as she writes about her experiences working with biologist Tim Shank.