December 2010 Teacher Workshop

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RESEARCH ON OCEAN SOUND: MARINE MAMMALS AND SQUID

Professional Development Workshop for Educators at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Monday, December 13, 2010

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ocean Science Exhibit Center
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Presenters:
"Communication in whales and dolphins"
Laela Sayigh, Research Specialist, Biology Department

"How squids sense sound: can they hear the predators coming?"
Aran Mooney, Postdoctoral Scholar, Biology Department
  • current research on marine mammal communication
  • new discoveries about squids and underwater sound
  • Lab tour: the CT scanning and necropsy facilities; dissection revealing squid sound-sensing organs