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Statements

Research Independence & Integrity
May 29, 2014

Research Independence & Integrity

May 25, 2014

Statement in response to Boston Globe article "Woods Hole allies with energy firms"

Titanic

The Titanic: Seeing is Knowing

April 13, 2012—The Boston Globe Online
Advances made surveying and studying the Titanic have contributed to greater knowledge of the ocean and better stewardship of our planet.

Susan K. Avery

The Importance of Looking Closer to Home

June 8, 2010—World Oceans Day—but at WHOI, every day is World Oceans Day. Recent events around the globe underscore the importance of understanding our watery planet.

Susan K. Avery

A statement from WHOI President and Director Susan K. Avery regarding the uncontrolled flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico

May 26, 2010—The Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and subsequent oil leak and plumes in the Gulf of Mexico continue to be a focus of national attention and of special concern and interest for the ocean science community. More »

Remarks

Remarks on the Occasion of the Christening of the R/V Neil Armstrong

Susan K. Avery
Anacortes, Washington; March 29, 2014

Testimony

April 29, 2014

Driving Innovations through Federal Investments

Susan K. Avery, President and Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Written Testimony, United States Senate Committee on Appropriations

Deep Sea Challenge: Innovative Partnerships in Ocean Observing
June 11, 2013

Deep Sea Challenge: Innovative Partnerships in Ocean Observing

Dr. Susan K. Avery, President and Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Written testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Ocean, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and U.S. Coast Guard

Hearing on How the Mission and Related Research of NOAA Contribute to The National Science Program
March 4, 2009

Hearing on "How the Mission and Related Research of NOAA Contribute to The National Science Program"

Dr. Susan K. Avery, President and Director
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Presentations

Report to the Board of Trustees

May 21-22, 2014
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The Ocean and Us: Understanding the secret world beneath the sea

Dr. Susan Avery speaks at TedX Boston about Revolutionary Ideas in Science
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Thursday, July 29, 2010
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» View a video of Dr. Susan Avery's presentation

Oceans and Our Global Future

World Future 2010: Sustainable Futures, Strategies, and Technologies
The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA
July 9, 2010
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Update on WHOI Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout

MLS Board Talk
Falmouth, MA
July 7, 2010
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Charting a Course Through an Ocean of Data

CompSust10: 2nd International Conference on Computational Sustainability
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
June 28, 2010
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Oceans Day at Copenhagen

December 14, 2009
Dr. Susan Avery, Director and President, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Dr. Tony Haymet, Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, open the panel discussion on the "Impacts of Climate Change on Oceans, Coasts, and Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Ocean Warming, Sea Level Rise, Extreme Weather Events, Ocean Acidification, Coastal Erosion, Polar Changes, Impacts on Fisheries and Aquaculture, Impacts on Marine Biodiversity."
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» View a video of Dr. Susan Avery's remarks
» View the Oceans Day Web site

International Collaborations: Lessons Learned from the Atmospheric Sciences

Susan Avery's slides from a presentation about international coordination and collaboration and the lessons to be learned from atmosphere sciences at POGO (Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean) meeting in January 2009.
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Coastal Cities-Coastal Impacts: 'The Tides They Are A-Changin'

Susan Avery's slides from a presentation on the impact of climate change on coastal cities at the opening plenary session of the American Meteorological Society meeting in January 2009.
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Coastal Cities, Coastal Impacts: The Tides They Are A-Changin'

Slides from Susan Avery's presentation to the Friday Evening Lecture Series at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, July 3, 2009.
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News

April 15, 2008

Susan Avery Takes the Helm at WHOI

Avery is first atmospheric scientist (and woman) to lead the Institution
Source: Oceanus Magazine
 Susan K. Avery
October 12, 2007

WHOI Names New President and Director

Susan K. Avery brings extensive scientific, interdisciplinary, and administrative experience
Source: Media Relations