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original whoi flume

Watching the flow

in 1948, this WHOI flume was located in a small building next to the white house, behind the Bigelow Laboratory, for studies of phenomena that included the flow of fresh-water into saltwater. From left, Arnold Arons, Ray Montgomer, Henry Stommel, and Harlow Farmer observe the flow.

(Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Archives)


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