Vol. 51, No.1, Summer 2014
The Once & Future Alvin
From Penguins to Polar Bears
The impacts of climate change in polar regions
A Haven for Whale Sharks
A rare glimpse of the world's biggest fish
A Mooring in Iceberg Alley
Fjords may link warming oceans and melting glaciers
A Drop in the Ocean
Scientist pioneered tracer to reveal hidden ocean flows
Alvin's Fun Facts
Amazing, bizarre, and just plain interesting
Special edition written by MIT WHOI Joint Program students
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A student probes the mysteries of whales' hearing
Why do cetacean crooners change their tunes?
Scientists take advantage of a silver lining in mushroom clouds
Life can be stressful out there in the microscopic marine world
Scientists reveal hidden relationships among marine microbes
A new tool helps sort out a hubbub of microbial activity in the sea
Mid-Cayman Spreading Center could harbor unknown organisms
What impacts might these hormones have in the coastal ocean?
Does out of sight mean into the air or into fish?
Between smokestack and fish, mercury becomes more toxic
Student explores the dynamic gateway of the shallow inner shelf
What energy drives these currents in hundreds of seafloor Grand Canyons?
Where marine life meets to feast every spring