WHOI News Releases
WHOI Receives $8.1 Million Grant to Construct New Laboratory
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will receive $8.1 million from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to construct the Laboratory for Ocean Sensors and Observing Systems. The WHOI award is one of only 12 proposals of 167 submissions that were funded as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants to support the construction of new scientific research facilities.
WHOI to Lead Ocean Observatory Partnership
The Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI) has awarded a $97.7 million contract to an academic partnership led by the WHOI to support the development, installation, and initial operation of the coastal and global components of the National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The WHOI partnership includes Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and Oregon State University’s College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences.
Oceanus Magazine Stories
Ocean Observatories Initiative Poised to Launch
WHOI wins grant to lead national effort.
Scientists Gear Up to Launch Ocean Observing Networks
Stations throughout the oceans can monitor conditions and transmit data 24-7.