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November 3, 2014

Big Questions About Tiny Bacteria

Novel experiments probe how life thrives at the seafloor

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 1, 2014

On the Trail of an Invader

SSF Filip Buksa uses DNA to trace an invasion

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 1, 2014

It's Hard to Kill a Killifish

Tiny coastal fish remarkably resistant to toxic PCBs

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 1, 2014

A Summer of Science by the Sea, 2014 (Part II)

Summer Student Fellows dive into ocean research

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 26, 2014

Is Ocean Acidification Affecting Squid?

A key animal in the marine food web may be vulnerable

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 18, 2014

A Summer of Science by the Sea, 2014 (Part I)

Summer Student Fellows dive into ocean research

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 18, 2014

Swimming in Low-pH Seas

Does ocean acidification affect squid movement?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 12, 2014

From Penguins to Polar Bears

The impacts of climate change in polar regions

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 30, 2014

A Haven for Whale Sharks

A rare glimpse of the world's biggest fish

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 2, 2014

Alvin's Animals

Hundreds of previously unknown species have been discovered by the sub

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Emperor Penguins and Climate Change
June 29, 2014

Study Finds Emperor Penguin in Peril

SOURCE: News Release
adelie penguin
June 12, 2014

Climate Change Winners and Losers

SOURCE: News Release
linoblock print
May 21, 2014

WHOI Scientist Collaborates with Falmouth High School Art Students

“Portraits of Antarctica” on display in Redfield Lab

SOURCE: News Release
Hal Caswell
May 16, 2014

Caswell Selected for Mindel C. Sheps Award

SOURCE: News Release
beluga fluke
May 14, 2014

Scientists Test Hearing in Bristol Bay Beluga Whale Population

First hearing study on a healthy wild cetacean population

SOURCE: News Release
January 30, 2014

WHOI CSI Lab Investigates Rare Whales

Computerized Scanning and Imaging lab gets unusual double case

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 9, 2014

Can Squid Abide Ocean's Lower pH?

Experiments hint at harm to critical balance organs

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 8, 2014

New Study Finds Extreme Longevity in White Sharks

SOURCE: News Release
December 23, 2013

WHOI Scientists Garner Awards in 2013

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
December 12, 2013

Dropping a Laboratory into the Sea

Revolutionary Sensor Detects Toxic Marine Organisms

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 26, 2013

The Return of the Seals

Growing Herds Raise Questions on Sharks, Fish, and Poop

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 21, 2013

The Decline and Fall of the Emperor Penguin?

Climate Change and Shrinking Ice Threaten Polar Birds

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 23, 2013

Tiny. Ubiquitous. Vital. Delicate. Vulnerable.

All these words describe pteropods ("wing-foot")

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 18, 2013

An Ocean That's No Longer Wild

Tagging project aims to help conserve sharks, rays, and other fish

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 9, 2013

Sassy Scallops

How will shellfish fare as ocean conditions shift?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 12, 2013

Why Haven't the Cod Come Back?

Preserved fish scales yield clues to ocean ecosystem changes

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 5, 2013

An Ocean Instrument Is Born

Meet SID: the Submersible Incubation Device

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 29, 2013

Seabirds Face Risks from Climate Change

Scientists who study birds in remote regions also confront danger

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 23, 2013

Marine Mammals Meet Modern Medicine

To study whales, scientists use instruments designed for humans

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Whale FM
July 25, 2013

Caller IDs for Whales

Crowd-sourcing helps sort marine mammal vocalizations

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 1, 2013

Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid

New study reveals more acid seas could alter early development of Atlantic longfin squid

SOURCE: News Release
May 21, 2013

Tangled Up in Fishing Gear

What scientists learned from a right whale named Eg 3911

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
May 15, 2013

Art Meets Science in a Book called Bloom

Scientist tries her hand at distilling research into poetry

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
esp illustration
May 7, 2013

New Robotic Instruments to Provide Real-Time Data on Gulf of Maine Red Tide

Deployment could lead transformation of toxic HAB monitoring

SOURCE: News Release
diverse animals
April 22, 2013

Experts Call for Network to Monitor Marine Biodiversity

Observations could warn of threats to ecosystems on which humans depend

SOURCE: News Release
 Decoding the Mystery Fish
April 19, 2013

Decoding the Mystery Fish

Scientists delve into the genome of the African coelacanth

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 22, 2013

The Synergy Project, Part II

More videos on collaborations among artists and scientists

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 15, 2013

The Synergy Project

A co-laboratory experiment among scientists and artists

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
 Seismic Studies Capture Whale Calls
February 8, 2013

Seismic Studies Capture Whale Calls

New software could reveal songs amid the sounds

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Amalia Aruda
February 1, 2013

Bacteria Hitchhike on Tiny Marine Life

Why do pathogens settle on animals called copepods?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
diatom
January 24, 2013

A Day in the Life of a Phytoplankter

A conversation with WHOI biologist Sam Laney

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
gray seal
December 18, 2012

Study Looks at Gray Seal Impact on Beach Water Quality

SOURCE: News Release
Ketten performing necropsy
November 29, 2012

WHOI Biologist Ketten Named AAAS 2012 Fellow

SOURCE: News Release
October 23, 2012

Genetic Patterns of Deep-Sea Coral Provide Insights into Evolution of Marine Life

Patterns Also Shed Light on How Environmental Disturbances Affect Aquatic Organisms

SOURCE: News Release
October 5, 2012

What Is the Sound of 130 Wind Turbines Turning?

Researchers record undersea sound at offshore wind farm site

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 25, 2012

Brown Tides and Redfielders

Scientists probe the inner workings of harmful algae

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 7, 2012

Beneath Arctic Ice, Life Blooms Spectacularly

Pools of water atop ice act as lenses to focus sunlight

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
May 25, 2012

Ocean Explorers Probe Gulf of Mexico

Shipwrecks, cold seeps, and corals among the finds

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
April 25, 2012

Exhibit Spotlights Sea Butterflies

Scientist and sculptress share love of charismatic microfauna

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
April 17, 2012

Fats In Whales' Heads May Help Them Hear

Study shows first evidence for auditory fats in baleen whales

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
April 4, 2012

Are Jellyfish Populations Increasing?

... and other WHOI research news

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 12, 2012

Clues in Shark Vertebrae Reveal Where They've Been

Scientists take advantage of a silver lining in mushroom clouds

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 5, 2012

Whale Heads and Tales

A student probes the mysteries of whales' hearing

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
December 14, 2011

The Latest Fashion in Bowhead Whale Songs

Why do cetacean crooners change their tunes?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 4, 2011

Into the Dark and Ice

First winter voyage to Chukchi and Bering Seas launched

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 20, 2011

A Drop in the Ocean is Teeming with Life

Scientists reveal hidden relationships among marine microbes

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 1, 2011

Shifting Sands and Bacteria on the Beach

Does ever-moving sand transport microbes along with it?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
May 5, 2011

Life and Death in the Deep Sea

Does the Gulf oil spill threaten vital seafloor communities?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
April 8, 2011

Does Oil Affect Animals' Cellular Machinery?

Scientists investigate genes activated by contaminants

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 10, 2011

Recycling Rare, Essential Nutrients in the Sea

Key marine bacterium appears to thrive by reusing scarce iron

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Scott Gallager
December 9, 2010

Tiny Protozoa May Hold Key to World Water Safety

SOURCE: News Release
November 10, 2010

Are Whales 'Shouting' to be Heard?

Whale calls get louder as noise levels rise in the ocean

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 22, 2010

Volunteer Gets an Oceanful of Experience

Student becomes immersed in expedition to find new deep-sea species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 15, 2010

Scientists Find that Squid Can Detect Sounds

We knew they taste good, but how well do they 'hear'?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 17, 2010

Tracking a Trail of Oil Droplets

WHOI devices create ways to see tiny things in a big ocean

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 13, 2010

Salps Catch the Ocean's Tiniest Organisms

Oh, what remarkably built internal mucus nets they weave

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 16, 2010

A Torrent of Crabs Running to the Sea

A student uncovers the natural history of a little-known species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 5, 2010

Holography and Oceanography

An audio slideshow on a new way to use lasers to reveal tiny sea life

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
April 16, 2010

Inside the Open Ocean

An audio slideshow on blue water diving

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 19, 2010

The Squid, the Whale, and the Grad Student

A young scientist deciphers meaning embedded in sonar signals

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
December 31, 2009

The Mysterious Movements of Deep-Sea Larvae

How do the tiny progeny of seafloor animals disperse through the ocean?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
December 11, 2009

Dye Sheds Light on Jet-Propelled Salps

A graduate student reveals locomotion in the ocean

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 4, 2009

Having Their Phosphorus and Eating It Too

Plankton's unusual ability may give it an ecological edge

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 16, 2009

Voyage to the Remote Phoenix Islands

Eight atolls in the Pacific represent the world's largest marine protected area

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 2, 2009

The Hunt for Microbial 'Trojan Horses'

Should we beware of protists bearing pathogens?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
March 27, 2009

Supreme Court Weighs in on Whales and Sonar

Research offers best way to balance needs of marine mammals and the Navy

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
March 13, 2009

Celebes

An expedition to an unexplored sea seeks new species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 14, 2009

Turtle Skulls Prove to be Shock-Resistant

Could sea turtles help us design better helmets and body armor for soldiers?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 25, 2008

A Most Ingenious Paradoxical Plankton

How do similar organisms co-exist in the same ecological niche?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 19, 2008

Shellfish's Mysterious Pathways to Adulthood

A grad student peers into the lives of larvae, before they grow up to be scallops

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 13, 2008

A Tag Fit for a Porpoise

Grad students surmount big hurdles to build a device for a small marine mammal

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 15, 2008

One Man's Swamp Is a Fish's Nursery

Grad student examines otoliths (fish ear bones) to protect critical areas for juvenile coral reef fish

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 17, 2008

The Spiral Secret to Mammal Hearing

... and other recent research findings by WHOI scientists

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 3, 2008

Testing the Waters and Closing Beaches

Researchers seek faster, better ways to detect harmful bacteria

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 26, 2008

Biochemical Warfare on the Reef

In a co-evolutionary struggle, invertebrate adversaries develop weapon and counter-weapon

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 21, 2008

Sea Life Is Accumulating Pathogens

A wide range of marine animals also contains microbes that are resistant to antibiotics

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 31, 2008

Cytobot Gives Early Red Tide Warning

Automated underwater microscope detects unexpected harmful algal bloom

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 17, 2008

DMS: The Climate Gas You've Never Heard Of

Made by tiny plants in the ocean, dimethylsulfide helps make clouds in the sky

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 17, 2008

Seabirds Use Their Sense of Smell to Find Food

The not-so-sweet smell of a good meal in the ocean is a gas called dimethylsulfide

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 15, 2008

The Sound of Sonar and the Fury about Whale Strandings

Navy and scientists join efforts to learn more about marine mammals' response to sonar

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 7, 2008

Scientists Investigate Mysterious Duck Die-offs

Droves of eider ducks have died in five mass mortalities since 2006 on Cape Cod

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 23, 2008

Melting Ice Threatens Polar Bears' Survival

Decision to put bears on federal endangered species list is imminent

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 21, 2007

Pilot Study Examines Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

WHOI Tropical Research Initiative funds investigation of toxic algae

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 9, 2007

Eavesdropping on Whales' Mealtime Conversation

A graduate student journeys to Norway to investigate how orcas orchestrate their hunt

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Innovative Tagging Technique May Help Researchers Better Protect Fish Stocks
August 7, 2007

Innovative Tagging Technique May Help Protect Fish Stocks

Packard Foundation Grant Allows Researchers to Assess Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas

SOURCE: News Release
July 12, 2007

Following Whales Up a Creek

A conversation with marine mammal biologist Michael Moore

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 3, 2007

The Deepest Divers

D-tags give scientists in-depth records of whales in the depths

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
arctic map
June 21, 2007

Explorers to Use New Robotic Vehicles to Hunt for Life and Hydrothermal Vents on Arctic Seafloor

Researchers will probe the Gakkel Ridge during expedition that begins on July 1

SOURCE: News Release
June 21, 2007

What Does It Take To Break a Whale?

Stress tests on whale bones aim to help endangered species

SOURCE: null
regina
June 20, 2007

What Does It Take To Break a Whale?

Stress tests on whale bones aim to help endangered species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
hagfish
February 16, 2007

Would a Hagfish By Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?

A new species, Eptatretus strickrotti, is named for the Alvin pilot who captured it

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 12, 2007

Deep-sea Tubeworms Get Versatile 'Inside' Help

Scientists find first known organism that makes organic carbon by two different means

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 27, 2006

What Other Tales Can Coral Skeletons Tell?

Scientists strive to get into the genes of fossil corals to extract their evolutionary history

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
legionella bacterium photo copyright dennis kunkel microscopy, inc
September 7, 2006

Legions of Legionella Bacteria

Scientists find a surprising number of microbes in the sea

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
seafloor mosaic of scallop beds
August 30, 2006

New 'Eyes' Size Up Scallop Populations

The HabCam undersea camera system can help assess seafloor fish stocks

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
coral larvae
August 23, 2006

Lullaby for Larvae

A WHOI biologist becomes a midwife for Antarctic deep-sea corals

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 25, 2006

Ocean Microscope Reveals Surprising Abundance of Life

Widespread bacterial colonies may play crucial role in ocean ecosystem

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Histioteuthis sp., squid
July 14, 2006

Voyage Takes a Census of Life in the Sea

Scientists net a wealth of tiny marine animals, including species never seen before

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 30, 2006

Transparent Animal May Play Overlooked Role in the Ocean

Swarming by the billions, gelatinous salps transport tons of carbon to the depths

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
baby chick
June 14, 2006

The Chicken and the Tern

Why is one bird species much more sensitive to dioxin poisoning?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
abandoned walrus pup in the arctic
June 5, 2006

Abandoned Walrus Calves Reported in the Arctic

Melting sea ice may be forcing mothers to strand their pups in deep water

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
marine mammal laboratory at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
May 11, 2006

Mass Strandings Keep New Marine Mammal Facility Busy

In its first season, WHOI lab becomes a hub for cetacean research

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
humpback whale
March 29, 2006

Caught in the Middle of the Marine Mammal Protection Act

A law designed to protect animals sometimes hinders research that could help them

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
March 22, 2006

What Brings the Food that Brings the Whales?

Scientists investigate delicately balanced ecosystem off Alaska

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 10, 2006

Graduate Student Discovers an Unusual New Species

Unlike other magnetotactic bacteria, the "barbell" bacterium heads in its own direction

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Baumgartner
January 20, 2006

To Find Whales, Follow Their Food

WHOI biologist employs an array of tools to reveal right whale feeding habits and habitats

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
North Atlantic Right Whale
January 19, 2006

Diving into the Right Whale Gene Pool

What is compromising the endangered species' ability to reproduce?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
North Atlantic Right Whale
January 17, 2006

Doing the Right Thing for the Right Whale

WHOI Right Whale Initiative accelerates research to help conserve an endangered species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Eric Montie surfing
October 24, 2005

Scientific (and Surfing) Safari

On and off the job, a MIT/WHOI graduate student displays his passion for the ocean

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 17, 2005

A Mysterious Disease Is Infecting Northeast Clam Beds

...But a new technique is revealing the secrets of QPX ('Quahog Parasite Unknown')

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 11, 2005

Finding Nemo...and Other Endangered Fish

A new method to tag and track fish will help protect threatened species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 7, 2005

Cold Comfort for Barnacles

Researchers are surprised to find that frozen barnacle larvae can revive

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
dead finback surrounded by sharks
September 19, 2005

Big Whale, Big Sharks, Big Stink

R/V Tioga sent into action to perform whale necropsy at sea

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 25, 2005

Anderson Addresses UN Ocean Commission

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Calimero, a male African elephant
July 28, 2005

A Whale Expert is Called in to Decipher Odd Elephant Calls

WHOI biologist's expertise in marine mammal communication proves useful in studies of other large (albeit terrestrial) mammals

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 15, 2005

Red Tide—Gone for Now, But Back Next Year?

WHOI researchers extend investigations of the Alexandrium bloom of 2005 and look for signs of future trouble

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 8, 2005

Settling on the Seafloor

Deep in the ocean, larvae search for 'home, sweet home'

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
On the Seafloor, a Parade of Roses
June 28, 2005

On the Seafloor, a Parade of Roses

A third generation of scientists finds the third generation of hydrothermal vent sites

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Seeing Red in New England Waters
June 1, 2005

Seeing Red in New England Waters

WHOI researchers detect a massive bloom of algae before it hits the coast

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Sensors to Make Sense of the Sea
June 1, 2005

Sensors to Make Sense of the Sea

An expanding variety of sensors is changing they way we monitor dynamic ocean systems

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Risks and remedies from the sea
May 26, 2005

Risks and Remedies from the Sea

Scientists team up to study the ocean's effect on health

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Down to the Sea on (Gene) Chips
May 25, 2005

Down to the Sea on (Gene) Chips

The genomics revolution is transforming the way scientists can study life in the oceans

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine

Voyages into the Antarctic Winter
April 25, 2005

Voyages into the Antarctic Winter

Pioneering cruises into the pack ice of the Southern Ocean reveal secrets of its fertile ecosystem

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
April 19, 2005

How to See What Whales Hear

Biomedical imaging reveals new insights into marine mammal ears

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
 Big Trouble from Little Squirts
April 7, 2005

Big Trouble from Little Squirts

WHOI scientist investigates a troublesome invasive species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Run Deep, But Not Silent
March 16, 2005

Run Deep, But Not Silent

A new tagging device lets scientists 'go along for the ride' into the underwater world of whales

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Playing Tag with Whales
March 16, 2005

Playing Tag with Whales

Engineers overcome nightmarish specifications to create a dream instrument

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Little Things Matter A Lot
March 11, 2005

Little Things Matter A Lot

Overlooked in the ocean until the 1970s, cyanobacteria are among Earth's most important organisms

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Tracking Fish to Save Them
February 15, 2005

Tracking Fish to Save Them

The Reef Fish Connectivity and Conservation Initiative

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Coral Gardens in the Dark Depths
February 7, 2005

Coral Gardens in the Dark Depths

Scientists seek to learn more about these abundant, fragile, and now-threatened communities

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
New Instrument Sheds Light on Bioluminescence
January 27, 2005

New Instrument Sheds Light on Bioluminescence

A WHOI engineer invents a device to measure a critical but elusive ocean phenomenon

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Can We Catch More Fish and  Still Preserve the Stock?
January 19, 2005

Can We Catch More Fish and Still Preserve the Stock?

Mathematical analyses offer new insights into age-old controversies on fishing restriction

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
A Fatal Attraction for Harmful Algae
January 14, 2005

A Fatal Attraction for Harmful Algae

Clay sticks to algae and sinks, offering a potential solution to an expensive and deadly problem

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Rites of Passage for Juvenile Marine Life
January 11, 2005

Rites of Passage for Juvenile Marine Life

Learning from the life-or-death journeys of barnacle, lobster, and clam larvae

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
The Growing Problem of Harmful Algae
November 12, 2004

The Growing Problem of Harmful Algae

Tiny plants pose potent threat to those who live in and eat from the sea

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Scientists Muster to Help Right Whales
November 4, 2004

Scientists Muster to Help Right Whales

With time running out, an ambitious research plan is launched for an endangered species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Whither the North Atlantic Right Whale?
November 3, 2004

Whither the North Atlantic Right Whale?

Scientists explore many facets of whales' lives to help species on the edge of extinction

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Revealing the Ocean's Invisible Abundance
October 25, 2004

Revealing the Ocean's Invisible Abundance

Scientists develop new instruments to study microbes at the center of the ocean food web

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Shedding Light on Light in the Ocean
October 15, 2004

Shedding Light on Light in the Ocean

New research is illuminating an optically complex environment

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Life in the Arctic Ocean
September 15, 2004

Life in the Arctic Ocean

A unique, complex food web is fashioned by distinctive species and environmental factors

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
The Secret Lives of Fish
August 27, 2004

The Secret Lives of Fish

Scientists learn to read the 'diary' recorded in the ear bones of fish

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Mixing Oil and Water
June 23, 2004

Mixing Oil and Water

Tracking the sources and impacts of oil pollution in the marine environment

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Is Life Thriving Deep Beneath the Seafloor?
April 12, 2004

Is Life Thriving Deep Beneath the Seafloor?

Recent discoveries hint at a potentially huge and diverse subsurface biosphere

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
The Evolutionary Puzzle of Seafloor Life
March 22, 2004

The Evolutionary Puzzle of Seafloor Life

Scientists are assembling critical pieces to reconstruct the history of life on the ocean floor

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Diane Poehls
February 24, 2004

Diane Poehls

SOURCE: WHOI.edu
Deep-Sea Diaspora
December 1, 1998

Deep-Sea Diaspora

The LARVE Project Explores How Species Migrate from Vent to Vent

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine