Key Discoveries & Accomplishments
For nearly a century, WHOI scientists and engineers have played a part in many of the discoveries that form the modern understanding of the ocean and how it interacts with other parts of the planet, including human society.
Alvin celebrates a half century of ocean science and exploration.
WHOI's Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
A multimedia presentation featuring scientists and engineers who continued the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution legacy of oil spill research by providing an objective insight into the immediate and potential impacts of the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
In 1977, scientists made a stunning discovery on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean that forever changed our understanding of planet Earth and life on it.
After many unsuccessful attempts by other groups, a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution discovered the wreck of Titanic on September 1, 1985.