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MIT/WHOI JP Students at Work

Students at Woek

Profiles on the research conducted by graduate students at WHOI.

Rebuilding ALVIN

Rebuilding Alvin

Conversations with the people who designed and built the new and improved version of the submarine. (2013)

Fukushima and the Ocean


What have we learned from this unprecedented release of radioactive contaminants to the ocean? (2013)

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Deep Water Horizon

A critical mass of WHOI scientists and technology mustered in response to a national crisis. (2011)

Around WHOI

Around WHOI

Articles on institutional news and events.

A Summer of Science by the Sea

Summer Student Fellows

Profiles of undergraduates of the WHOI Summer Student Fellowship Program.


HROV Nereus

Articles and conversations with engineers who designed and built WHOI’s deepest-diving robot. (2009)

Ocean Iron Fertilization

Ocean Iron Fertilization

Scientists and other experts debate the pros and cons of this controversial geoengineering proposal. (2008)

Is the Arctic Feeling the Heat?


WHOI scientists explore the impacts of climate change on this critical, vulnerable region. (2005)

ALVIN's Pilots

Alvin Pilots

Articles and conversations on the tight-knot group with the ‘right stuff’ to guide the deep-sea sub. (2005)

Research to Help the Navy


Throughout its history, WHOI scientists have conducted research that helps the Navy in its theater of operations. (2005)

North Atlantic Right Whales

Right Whales

WHOI scientists launch research to learn about this endangered species and find ways to conserve them. (2004)

Alvin in Action at 50

Alvin 50th

Launching and recovering Alvin as it enters its 50th year in service. (2014)

Scientific Diving

Scientific Diving

For some kinds of ocean research, there’s no substitute for getting into the water yourself.

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