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We work on a number of multidisciplinary topics with high social relevance. Our work often winds up in the press. A couple of caveats with respect to press / media coverage. Reporters often work under guidelines that are in contrast with our view of the world. As an example, most articles about our vehicles and the applications have no room to mention more than a couple of researchers. The reality is that we are very team oriented and the contributions from all members of the team are critical to our success. The absence of mention of a member or several members of our team in terms of coverage does not detract from their contribution!

AGAVE Expedition

The Arctic Gakkel Vent Expedition received extensive coverage in the mainstream press, due to the challenges inherent to working miles below the Arctic ice caps.  An AP article was picked up by several media outlets, in addition to the TV, radio, and newspaper coverage highlighted below.

December 2008
A radio story on NPR's RadioLab.

Globe image December 2007
Wired Magazine story on the findings of the expedition, "A Search for Hot Springs in the Arctic Yields Remarkable Finds"
View the slideshow

Globe image December 2007
Wired Science story on the findings of the expedition.

Globe image June 2007
The Boston Globe's coverage of the AGAVE expedition.

Globe image June 2007
The Cape Cod Time's coverage of the AGAVE expedition.

Discover cover October 2005
Discover Magazine pre-emptive coverage of the AGAVE dives.

Deep Archaeology

In the Summer of 2005, we traveled to the Greek Island of Χιος (Chios) on an expedition which received notice in several media outlets. We have performed deep archaelogical research on a number of other sites as well.

Zabavnik cover 26 March 2006
Coverage of the Chios expedition in the Serbian magazine 'Zabavnik'.

Epsilon cover 19 March 2006
Feature article on the Chios expedition in Eψιλον, or Epsilon, the magazine section of Eleftherotypia, the largest Greek daily newspaper.

New Scientist cover

4 March 2006
Coverage of the Chios Expedition in New Scientist.
Read it online »

Der Spiegel cover 20 February 2006
A short article on the Chios expedition and the SeaBED AUV appeared in the German magazine, Der Spiegel.

National Geographic cover December 2004
A National Geographic article on the Titanic included a photomosaic captured and generated by our lab.
Read partial story online »

National Geographic cover January 2001
National Geographic coverage of a 2001 discovery of Phoenician shipwrecks, including photomosaics generated by our lab.


We have studied coral reef health, and fishery populations.
Boston Globe cover 24 February 2004
Globe report on a coral reef off Puerto Rico, studied by SeaBED.

General news coverage

1 January 2007
Globe report
Woods Hole sees profit in the seas;
Renowned research institution moves to commercialize marine technology in order to stabilize its funding stream

April 2006
Forskning & Framsteg (Research & Progress) is a popular Swedish science magazine. In this article they write about WHOI's deep sea vehicles, including Puma and Jaguar.

Last updated: February 25, 2014

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