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Results: January 1996 to November 2015 > Hazards

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November 10, 2015

Ice, Wind & Fury

Scientists investigate the avalanche of winds known as piteraqs

September 17, 2015

The Riddle of Rip Currents

Scientists investigate how and where these dire beach hazards occur

September 9, 2015

Setting a Watchman for Harmful Algal Blooms

New undersea technology offers ways to monitor toxic outbreaks

November 26, 2014

Trouble in the Tropics

Scientist explores mysterious food-borne illness: ciguatera

October 1, 2014

Recovering After a Hurricane

Some cities are more resilient than others

October 1, 2014

It's Hard to Kill a Killifish

Tiny coastal fish remarkably resistant to toxic PCBs

December 12, 2013

Dropping a Laboratory into the Sea

Revolutionary Sensor Detects Toxic Marine Organisms

February 1, 2013

Bacteria Hitchhike on Tiny Marine Life

Why do pathogens settle on animals called copepods?

June 25, 2012

Brown Tides and Redfielders

Scientists probe the inner workings of harmful algae

May 9, 2012

In Search of the Pink and White Terraces

WHOI vehicles help find landmarks lost in 1886 eruption

March 15, 2012

To Catch a Hurricane

Makeshift devices collect sand transported by storm

March 9, 2012

Lessons from the 2011 Japan Quake

What have scientists learned about its cause and consequences?

November 19, 2010

Scientists Use "ESP" to Track Harmful Algae

New Environmental Sample Processor could transform ocean monitoring

May 21, 2010

Lessons from the Haiti Earthquake

Knowing how and where to rebuild can save lives

April 25, 2010

Undersea Asphalt Volcanoes Discovered

Erupting oil paved the seafloor with mysterious mounds

April 9, 2010

How to Survive a Tsunami

New Web site offers advice to coastal residents and visitors

February 13, 2009

Hurricane Hunter

Graduate student uncovers long-buried record of past storms

October 22, 2008

How Does Nature Deal with Persistent Pollutants?

Graduate student explores biomagnification of chemicals up the food chain

September 3, 2008

Testing the Waters and Closing Beaches

Researchers seek faster, better ways to detect harmful bacteria

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