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Images: Mentors for Budding Scientists

High school students spent a week this summer learning about how the shells of tiny organisms preserved in sediment cores hold clues to past ocean and climate events. The students hailed from Falmouth Academy, Falmouth High School, and Sandwich High School. (Photo by Alison Ament)

This species of foraminiferan, Globigerina bulloides, is a good indicator of the upwelling of cold, nutrient-rich water. (Photo courtesy of NOAA)

WHOI postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Arbuszewski prepared the lectures and supervised the lab work for this year's students in the Climate Summer Internship Program. The program was started by WHOI paleooceanographer Delia Oppo. (Photo by Peter deMenocal)