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A Titanic Tale

A Titanic Tale

A former Alvin pilot recalls his 1986 dives on the shipwreck

Chemistry
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Is Ocean Acidification Affecting Squid?

A key animal in the marine food web may be vulnerable

Circulation
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The Waves Within the Waves

Scientists stalk the mysterious phenomenon of internal waves

Climate
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The Jetyak

WHOI engineers develop a new type of ocean robot

Coast
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From Lab to Sea

New course gives students hands-on training in the field

Hazards
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Trouble in the Tropics

Scientist explores mysterious food-borne illness: ciguatera

Life

Corals in Hot Water?

Racing time to predict the fate of corals in a warming ocean

Polar
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From Penguins to Polar Bears

The impacts of climate change in polar regions

Pollution
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Where Did Deepwater Horizon Oil Go?

Tracking where and how oil traveled in the deep ocean isn't easy

Resources
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A Haven for Whale Sharks

A rare glimpse of the world's biggest fish

Seafloor

Big Questions About Tiny Bacteria

Novel experiments probe how life thrives at the seafloor

Technology
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Farewell to the Knorr

Research ship and crew made oceanographic history

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