AOPE Student Research
From Oceanus Magazine
Following seawater pathways to help predict climate changes
Spiraling eddies offer conduits to food in the ocean twilight zone
Scientists focus on seams in the ocean called 'fronts'
A rise in radium in the ocean signals changes along the coast
Orientation cruise provides introduction to ocean research
Are more antibiotic-resistant bacteria getting into the ocean?
Scientists use sound waves to probe the fabric of tectonic plates
A hunt for buried scientific treasure
Global warming and local weather combine to cause massive bleaching
Hatched in the ocean, larvae may use sound to settle on reefs
Seafloor lavas reveal the inner workings of our planet
Stealing parts from their prey, these hunters turn into farmers
Satellite tags reveal hidden world of ocean's largest fish
A scientist examines a tango between marine animals and bacteria
Some geology naturally requires biology
Measuring the ins and outs of the critical border between air and ocean
Chemical compounds are the currency in ocean ecosystems
By observing nature, biomimetic engineer designs new sensor
A student’s quest to learn the origin of our planet’s water
An atomic odyssey from the Great Calcite Belt to a data point
Can we mobilize a navy of scuba divers as citizen scientists?
Flowing down rivers are clues to how our whole planet works
Scientists investigate the avalanche of winds known as piteraqs
Leaf waxes buried in Lake Titicaca holds clues to once and future climates
Scientists investigate how and where these dire beach hazards occur
Tiny chemical compounds help choreograph a planet-size dance
Student seeks clues to conserve beleaguered reefs
Fast-draining lakes atop Greenland ice sheet could accelerate sea level rise
Growing marine bacteria in the laboratory is a challenge
How will corals fare in a changing ocean?
Scientist explores mysterious food-borne illness: ciguatera
New course gives students hands-on training in the field
Novel experiments probe how life thrives at the seafloor
Remote island lies in a strategic spot for research
A key animal in the marine food web may be vulnerable
Fjords may link warming oceans and melting glaciers
Scientists reveal the hidden movements of particles and chemicals in the sea
Flowing waters run deep with clues to Earth's mountains and climate
Student examines leaks from a great deep-sea current
How will shellfish fare as ocean conditions shift?
More videos on collaborations among artists and scientists
A co-laboratory experiment among scientists and artists
Why do pathogens settle on animals called copepods?
Corals help measure hidden flow
Scientists probe the inner workings of harmful algae
Where marine life meets to feast every spring
Does out of sight mean into the air or into fish?
Between smokestack and fish, mercury becomes more toxic
What energy drives these currents in hundreds of seafloor Grand Canyons?
Scientists take advantage of a silver lining in mushroom clouds
A student probes the mysteries of whales' hearing
Mid-Cayman Spreading Center could harbor unknown organisms
MIT/WHOI graduate student studies ice in a warming world
Why do cetacean crooners change their tunes?
What impacts might these hormones have in the coastal ocean?
A new tool helps sort out a hubbub of microbial activity in the sea
Student explores the dynamic gateway of the shallow inner shelf
Scientists reveal hidden relationships among marine microbes
Life can be stressful out there in the microscopic marine world
Graduate student seeks ways to build a better robot
Student unravels the physics at the fertile continental shelf break
A student uncovers the natural history of a little-known species
An audio slideshow on a new way to use lasers to reveal tiny sea life
A WHOI graduate student explores tip jets and deep convection
A young scientist deciphers meaning embedded in sonar signals
A graduate student reveals locomotion in the ocean
Audio Slideshow: An MIT/WHOI student examines a fascinating natural process in Oman
Graduate student uncovers long-buried record of past storms
Audio slideshow: A graduate student explores the Gulf Stream and the Kuroshio
An old sea turtle teaches a young engineer about swimming
The 'isotope effect' offers a new way to follow where nitrogen goes
How do similar organisms co-exist in the same ecological niche?
A grad student peers into the lives of larvae, before they grow up to be scallops
Grad students surmount big hurdles to build a device for a small marine mammal
Graduate student explores biomagnification of chemicals up the food chain
Grad student examines otoliths (fish ear bones) to protect critical areas for juvenile coral reef fish
Graduate student creates supercomputer model to tame a vast, remote ocean
Researchers seek faster, better ways to detect harmful bacteria
In a co-evolutionary struggle, invertebrate adversaries develop weapon and counter-weapon
Well, two gases actually, and both have key impacts on climate
Opportunity knocks for a MIT/WHOI graduate student to join a polar expedition
A graduate student seeks ways to curtail contaminants in the environment
A graduate student explores the magmatic origins of islands
A graduate student journeys to Norway to investigate how orcas orchestrate their hunt
Stress tests on whale bones aim to help endangered species
Graduate student helps discover a previously unknown ocean current
MIT/WHOI graduate student improves the Autonomous Benthic Explorer's ability to hunt for seafloor vents
Exploring rocks' magnetic signals, a WHOI graduate student reconstructs how the seafloor forms
Graduate student works to adapt laser technology to detect chemicals on the seafloor
Unlike other magnetotactic bacteria, the "barbell" bacterium heads in its own direction
On and off the job, a MIT/WHOI graduate student displays his passion for the ocean
First recipient of Pittenger Fellowship pursues a degree in oceanography while serving her country
Who are the Navy officers who study at MIT/WHOI?