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From Oceanus Magazine

March 6, 2014

A Buoy's Long Strange Trip

An oceanographic instrument drifts from the Arctic to Ireland

 Go Down Jason, Let My Mooring Go
July 17, 2013

Go Down Jason, Let My Mooring Go

A team hustles to rescue a key instrument from the depths

August 11, 2011

The Ghost Mooring

WHOI engineers find equipment lost in the Antarctic a decade ago

December 29, 2010

For Sharks, the Nose Knows

... and other research news by WHOI scientists

December 10, 2010

Building Them Tough, Bringing Them Back

WHOI's pioneering Buoy Group celebrates its 50th anniversary

October 15, 2010

Scientists Find that Squid Can Detect Sounds

We knew they taste good, but how well do they 'hear'?

July 23, 2010

A 'WHOI Way' of Doing Things

A conversation with research associate George Tupper

July 22, 2009

Buoys Help Avert Whale-Ship Collisions

Specially engineered mooring system detects whales and warns ships

December 7, 2007

Going for the GUSTO (Mooring)

WHOI engineers and the Oceanus crew rescue a wounded buoy

November 30, 2007

Submerged Autonomous Launch Platforms

"Intelligent" device decides when the time is right to send off data-gathering floats

September 24, 2007

A Warm Eddy Swirling in the Cold Labrador Sea

A conversation with WHOI physical oceanographer Amy Bower

August 2, 2007

A 3-D Underwater Soundscape

A large-scale experiment sheds light on sound in the coastal ocean

March 30, 2007

Measuring Raindrops in the Ocean

A quest to engineer sensitive but tough meteorological instruments for buoys at sea

January 31, 2007

Reaching Up Into Perilous, Icy Waters

The 'Arctic Winch' sends sensors toward the underside of sea ice—and back again

January 26, 2007

A Mooring Built to Survive the Irminger Sea

It takes a tough buoy to stand tall when tip jets howl off the Greenland ice cap

Researchers and crew members struggle to deploy a spar buoy in rough seas
April 5, 2006

The Hunt for 18° Water

Oceanographers examine “mode waters” that save the signals of past winters

January 26, 2006

A Sentry at the Atlantic Gateway

Experimental mooring monitors water flow through Hudson Strait

going wireless lead photo
January 11, 2006

Going Wireless in the Deep Blue

Deploying instruments to monitor the ocean is one thing. Getting daily reports from them is another.

Outposts in the Ocean
January 1, 2000

Outposts in the Ocean

A global network of moored buoy observatories to track oceanic processes that affect our climate

The Bermuda Station S ? A Long-Running Oceanographic Show
December 1, 1996

The Bermuda Station S—A Long-Running Oceanographic Show

Deeper Waters Show Warming Trend

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