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Vol. 48, No. 2, Dec. 2010

A Torrent of Crabs Running to the Sea; Pollution in the Ocean: Plastics, Mercury and Noise

A Torrent of Crabs

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Features

Research News

Are Whales 'Shouting' to be Heard?

Are Whales 'Shouting' to be Heard?

Whale calls get louder as noise levels rise in the ocean

Salps Catch the Ocean's Tiniest Organisms

Salps Catch the Ocean's Tiniest Organisms

Oh, what remarkably built internal mucus nets they weave

A Hunt for Unusual Seafloor Animals and Vents

A Hunt for Unusual Seafloor Animals and Vents

Expedition explores the Mid-Cayman Rise in the Caribbean Sea

For Sharks, the Nose Knows

For Sharks, the Nose Knows

... and other research news by WHOI scientists

Ocean Technology

Building the Next-Generation Alvin Submersible

Building the Next-Generation Alvin Submersible

Plan offers a roadmap to extend sub's diving capacity to reach 98 percent of the seafloor

Alvin Gets an Interior Re-design

Alvin Gets an Interior Re-design

Sub's new sphere offers room to add a bit of comfort

Student at Work

A Torrent of Crabs Running to the Sea

A Torrent of Crabs Running to the Sea

A student uncovers the natural history of a little-known species

Ocean Policy

Science in Service to the Nation

Science in Service to the Nation

A conversation with oceanographer Ray Schmitt

Around WHOI

 New Ways to Analyze Ocean Imagery

New Ways to Analyze Ocean Imagery

... and other news from around WHOI

WHOI Engineer Turns Author

WHOI Engineer Turns Author

An audio slideshow: New book chronicles fateful expedition

 Boy Scouts Get a Taste of Oceanography

Boy Scouts Get a Taste of Oceanography

WHOI engineer helps Scouts earn merit badges at national Jamboree

WHOI Milestones

Building Them Tough, Bringing Them Back

Building Them Tough, Bringing Them Back

WHOI's pioneering Buoy Group celebrates its 50th anniversary

A Conversation With...

A 'WHOI Way' of Doing Things

A 'WHOI Way' of Doing Things

A conversation with research associate George Tupper

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