A conversation with WHOI mooring technician Meghan Donohue
New buoy for lobster traps could prevent entanglements
Interactive featured in: "Whale-safe Fishing Gear"
Laser spectroscopy could illuminate key environmental gases
Scientists gain grasp on the epic migration of eels
The best way to discover how animals find food, reproduce, and communicate is to observe them in their natural habitat. For scientists who study pelagic zooplankton such as jellyfish and salps, that means entering a watery world far from shore and with no bottom in sight—and that requires the technique known as blue water diving.