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Dive and Discover

Dive and Discover

Stories, photos, and videos take you on board research expeditions that explore some of the most remote and unknown reaches of the ocean and the organisms that live there.



Mapping, Exploration, and Sampling at Havre

March 27 - April 17, 2015
An international team of scientists, technicians, and engineers use ROV Jason and AUV Sentry to investigate the largest recorded explosive submarine eruption in history.


British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT)

March 2015
WHOI scientists Konrad Hugens and Colleen Hansel join an international team on board the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation's R/V Golden Shadow to collect coral samples from one of the largest and most remote marine reserves on the planet.

Lab Notes

Lab Notes

WHOI post-doc Cara Fiore explores the role that sponges play in coral reef ecosystems.

Jurassic Magnetism

Jurassic Magnetism

Until January 17, 2015
The autonomous underwater vehicle Sentry explores the seafloor of the West Pacific and the history of Earth's geomagnetic field.

Palau 2015

Palau Coral 2015

January 2015
An expedition to study environmental conditions on some of the most remote coral reefs in the Pacific