Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2017
Ocean Observatories Initiative
The Discovery of Hydrothermal Vents
Scientists celebrate 40th anniversary and chart future research
Forecasting Future Hurricanes
Scientists explore new way to gauge the strength of oncoming tropical storms
Students Get Their Sea Legs
Orientation cruise provides introduction to ocean research
The Bacteria on Your Beaches
Are more antibiotic-resistant bacteria getting into the ocean?
Reassessing Guidelines for Oil Spill Cleanups
Sunlight plays key overlooked role in fate of oil in the ocean
Originally published online April 17, 2014
Illustration by Eric Taylor, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.