Ocean and Climate Change Institute
News & Events
Eastman Chemical Company has contributed $100,000 as part of a matching opportunity through the Eastman-sponsored OCCI funding challenge. This contribution has gone towards supporting a competitively-reviewed Institute research projects in 2016 (click here for more information).
Beginning May 2015
Speakers from outside WHOI discuss the many, varied, and often surprising ways their professional work overlaps with ocean and climate science.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A workshop presented by the AAAS to learn how to improve public communication and outreach skills.
July 14, 2014
A WHOI-led study of the Sarqardliup Glacier in West Greenland will continue with a grant from NSF’s Office of Polar Programs, Arctic Division.
June 5-6, 2014
Scott Doney's presentation at the 2nd annual Cape Coastal Conference State of the Cape:
Implementing Strategies To Improve Water Quality & Build Coastal Resilience hosted by the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. » More information about the conference
Scott Doney's presentation at The American Association for the Advancement of Science, (AAAS), Annual 2013 Meeting in Boston.
Caroline Ummenhofer, Assistant Scientist in the Physical Oceanography Department at WHOI, used OCCI seed funding for novel Indian Ocean research to secure a prestigious fellowship in Germany.
The EPA has compiled the third edition of this report, presenting 30 indicators to help readers understand observed long-term trends related to the causes and effects of climate change.
A new report released by the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) titled "National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change" - May 2014
The CNA is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps.
The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. A team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee produced the report, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a panel of the National Academy of Sciences.
Strategies for conservation of polar species endangered by climate change
Awarded annually since 1955, Sloan Research Fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars—the next generation of scientific leaders.
Here's a review article by WHOI scientist Fiamma Straneo on the warming North Atlantic and the retreat of Greenland's glaciers. It appeared in Nature on 12/04/2013. Part of this work was accomplished with funds from WHOI's OCCI.
Interviewed on 9/27/13 by John Hockenberry on "The Takeaway" NPR show about the new IPCC report, 5th Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report provides a comprehensive assessment of the physical science basis of climate change in 14 chapters, supported by a number of annexes and supplementary material.
February 26-27, 2013
WHOI Scientists Sarah Das and Fiamma Straneo discuss climate change with Congressional Staffers.
February 12-13, 2013
Twin Science City - Bergen & Woods Hole