Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2017
Ocean Observatories Initiative
Harnessing the Power
Can wind developers and ocean scientists work together to get U.S. offshore wind cranking?
A DISCO in the Ocean
New device measures a key, ephemeral chemical
Do Microplastics in the Ocean Affect Scallops?
A conversation with WHOI scientist Scott Gallager
The quest to build smarter ocean-exploring robots
Gliders Reveal Tango Between Hurricanes and the Gulf Stream
Undersea vehicles show advantages of 'being there'
By Eric Taylor :: Originally published online November 1, 2016
WHOI engineers are developing a new kind of lobster trap buoy that could help keep whales from getting tangled in fishing gear. Click on the numbers above to learn more.
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Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Dept., entanglements, fishing gear, fishing industry, New England fisheries, right whales