Image of the Day : 2006

  • woods hole panorama
  • Summer Student Fellow Kira Krumhansl.
  • Dan Frye and Will Ostrom
  • photomosaic
  • Summer Student Fellow DeAnna McCadney.
  • Thalassocalyce, ctenophore
  • Jeff Standish, a recent graduate of the MIT/WHOI joint graduate program in oceanography
  • Mt. Augustine, Homer Alaska at sunset.
  • A lesson is scaffolding
  • tuna on the WHOI dock from the R/V Crawford
  • Jim Broda and his long core
  • This ?Possibly Inhabited Planet?, a valuable work of art created by glassblower Josh Simpson was left at the North Pole in September 2001.
  • Pod of porpoises alongside Yamacraw, 03/01/1958
  • Antarctic Ocean
  • Sunset at 89 degrees North, seen from the USCG icebreaker Healy on approach to the North Pole.
  • The ROV Jason II and Robert Fuhrmann look on as Mount Tavurvur belches ash.
  • John Kemp (standing) with Kris Newhall prepare to drill a hole in the ice in the Beaufort Sea
  • JP Student Emily Peacock working at the sight of the 1974 oil spill.
  • John Kemp is lowered by the ship's crane to hook a group of floats
  • A humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) flukes' waterfall
  • Light Post, with Jason II at smoker.
  • Bernard Peucker-Ehrenbrink (foreground) and Summer Student Fellow Jared Singer
  • R/V Oceanus and R/V Endeavor together at Iselin Pier
  • Graduate Student Brenna McLeod takes advantage of brief shore leave on Peterman Island, Antarctica, to visit with the locals.
  • Meg Tivey looking a hydrothermal vent chimney.
  • WHOI Summer Student Fellows learn coring techniques aboard the R/V Tioga.
  • Adam Soule sits on his throne of lava.
  • Jon Woodruff examining sediment core
  • M/V Calypso at the WHOI dock, circa 1959.
  • Summer Student Fellows learn navigational techniques
  • Ship mates get together for a music session aboard Yamacraw, circa 1957.
  • Core on deck of R/V Atlantis, circa 1956.
  • Red octopus clinging to DSV Alvin's manipulator arm.
  • Frank Bahr deploying a ADCP
  • Long core installation on R/V Knorr.
  • John Collins and Jeff McGuire are pictured with Ocean Bottom Seismometers
  • DSV Alvin in hangar
  • MIT/WHOI Joint Program student Matt Jackson working with lava.
  • Meg Tivey with high school science teachers
  • Anne Cohen and Summer Student Fellow Nicholas Jachowski.
  • The original R/V Atlantis mainmast and sails.
  • A thin layer of snow coats melt ponds in the Beaufort Sea
  • Victor Bender working on an ocean bottom seismometer (OBS).
  • Rick Rupan instructing students in ROV piloting.
  • Mosaic of the R/V Thomas Thompson aft deck.
  • R/V Atlantis a-frame
  • People working on the high-resolution profiler.
  • Underwater image of coral and fish taken in Honduras.
  • Ian Hanley working on R/V Tioga
  • Captain Adrian K. Lane standing on the wheelhouse of R/V Atlantis, circa 1946.
  • Andone Lavery in CT scan lab
  • The icebreaker Laurence M. Gould at Palmer Station
  • Peagea Socia colony
  • Rene Kokmeyer in the machine shop
  • Crew in the zodiac as it heads out to repair the gulf stream buoy from the R/V Oceanus.
  • Reading a current meter onboard R/V Atlantis, circa 1931.
  • Underwater release of a REMUS in Belize.
  • SPAR buoy being loaded onto R/V Atlantis for CLIMODE
  • DSV Alvin retrieval at the stern of R/V Atlantis
  • Dave Schneider working in lab.
  • Coral cutting expedition
  • Dolioletta gegenbauri
  • Glider test launch in Great Harbor
  • Aft view of R/V Atlantis on cruise AT3-14.
  • Michael Moore prepares a 12-foot Cuvier's beaked whale ((Ziphius cavirostris) for a necrospy.
  • breck owens with spray glider
  • WHOI geochemist Ken Sims and climber Dennis Jackson overlooking Masaya volcano in Nicaragua.
  • Rudy Scheltema at Deception Island.
  • Diver underwater coral coring in Honduras
  • Researchers retrieve a sediment trap mooring with a ?holey sock? drogue
  • sediment core retrieval from Knorr
  • A brisingid or seastar rests on a lava formation
  • M. Holcomb in Culture Lab.
  • woods hole village, circa 1948
  • Hanu Singh at dock with Jaguar.
  • Gumbymoor buoy bird deflectors
  • Bill Jenkins in the Continuous Flow AMS lab.
  • X-ray flourescence core scanner
  • Ratsirin (Prea) Supcharoen, Summer Student Fellow in Matt Charette's laboratory
  • Nick Swanson-Hysell
  • John Kemp powerwashing the mooring spheres.
  • Tetjana Ross (in red) and Andone Lavery working with large test tank.
  • coring in Oyster Pond
  • Hoisting a piston tube off R/V Atlantis
  • Atlantis in New York City
  • R/V Atlantis Steward Carl Wood leaps from DSV Alvin during launch.
  • Roberts and Rosenheim working on the CFAMS
  • Penguins off Deception Island
  • rov jason coated with sulpher
  • Ian Hanley prepares R/V Tioga for arrival at dock
  • Dennis McGillicuddy and Cabell Davis with a VPR off the front of a REMUS.
  • ROV SEAROVER
  • Deployment of an underwater camera off R/V Atlantis
  • Ken Rand and Diego Mello (foreground) working on deck of R/V Oceanus.
  • NOSAMS Facility
  • ctd on deck of ship
  • Coral being sampled with DSV Alvin's manipulator arm on Alvin dive 3904
  • L. M. Gould cruise 03-02
  • Al Bradley in his lab
  • Will Burt launches an XCTD
  • Postdoc Dave Ralston and Jay Sisson recover a mooring bouy.
  • dating pieces of wood from the wreck of the queen anne's revenge
  • Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink collected samples.
  • Jeremy Winn harnessing the replica whale tail
  • Atlantis departing Woods Hole dock
  • Sybil Campbell in chemistry laboratory
  • John Woodruff and Don Anderson in the core lab
  • D.O.W.B., used to search for Alvin
  • Stern view of the RV Tioga during a mooring recovery
  • Paul Bouchard nad Eric Heltzel launch a drifter.
  • octopus siting from Alvin
  • Deploying a sediment trap from R/V Oceanus
  • Jason Goodman and Daniel Carlson
  • Larry Madin in his lab.
  • Crew repairing the gulf stream buoy in the water.
  • Rob Goldsborough and Greg Packard
  • sea cucumber jelly
  • DSV Alvin pilot Anthony Tarantino practices for the summer baseball season aboard the R/V Atlantis.
  • iologists Jun Nishikawa (University of Tokyo) and Patricia Kremer (University of Connecticut) react with exaggerated delight to finding nearly 13 liters of their target animals, salps,
  • Before ABE?s first deployment
  • michael moore
  • star coral, polyps of montrastrea cavernosa
  • Circa 1964, Early Lulu before bridge
  • sub, Alvin, Atlantis
  • WHOI biologist Mark Baumgartner traveled on the research vessel Tioga offshore Woods Hole in 2005 to investigate where and how whales find their staple food, tiny crustaceans called copepods.
  • physalia
  • A late-summer iceberg drifts in the Lemaire Channel.
  • R/V Chain
  • steel worker
  • joint program student
  • quahog shell section
  • summer student fellow
  • launching REMUS off Tioga
  • Athorybia, a siphonophore or colonial jellyfish, collected recently.
  • Stanley W. Watson monitors the oxygen uptake of microbes in a seawater  sample during R/V Chain cruise.
  • Ken Brink demonstrating his model trains as part of the employee arts and crafts exhibit at the Employee Recognition Celebration.
  • r/v oceanus and r/v atlantis, homeport
  • Euphausia copepod in a drop of water.
  • Dating pieces of wood from the wreck of the Queen Anne's Revenge.
  • SPAR Buoy
  • AUV Remus
  • Leonidas Byckjovas, Relief Bosun, prepares to remove a CTD
  • Antarctic mountains
  • Alvin Overhaul
  • GFD in session at Walsh cottage
  • The conning station of the USCGC Healy in the sunrise.
  • Nootka Buoy, heavily fouled with gooseneck barnacles.
  • drill bits, beaufort gyre freshwater experiment
  • Andy Bowen and Chris German with ROV Jason
  • Anything But a Boat Regatta
  • It is sometimes called the New York (NY) Remus or the Tunnel Inspection Vehicle (TIV).
  • SeaBED launch off R/V Tioga
  • launching of the R/V Knorr
  • Mock up of Aluminaut
  • black smoker
  • Thomas Anthony operating the crane aboard R/V Melville
  • H2O_illustration
  • tibetan plateau
  • Rob Reves-Sohn
  • vanload of D2 OBSs
  • Christina Courcier with a jelly fish, aboard the USCGC Healy.
  • Night time deployment of a VPR from the A-frame of the USCGC Healy.
  • wave_configurations
  • Puma and Jaguar are autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) designed to overcome the technical challenges that now preclude under-ice operations
  • North Atlantic Right Whale
  • The foredeck of the St-Laurent during a mooring deployment.
  • Air-Sea Interaction Tower
  • Adult barnacles, about one year old, form plates to hold their body together and for protection.
  • REMUS 600
  • Digging in the mud for science
  • Using optical and electron microscopes, scientists can detect how crystals within rocks change
  • Emma Teuten testing whale blubber
  •  towed camera system
  • Biogeochemistry lab under construction
  • A vent site found during an expedition to the Galapagos Rift in June 2005
  • At the experiment site at the Tica Vent on the East Pacific Rise in 2004, basalt panels were placed in the center of a tubeworm colony.
  • Researchers guide a boat through canals in the Danube Delta
  • crane lifting DSV Alvin onto R/V Atlantis
  • Alexis Jackson and Carly Strass, Summer Student Fellows
  • Ship strikes threaten the survival of the North Atlantic right whale.
  • Sitting atop a hot spot, the 14,300-foot-high undersea volcano Vailulu?u eventually may become the next island in the Samoan chain.
  • a painting of a hydrothermal chimney named Hulk on the Juan de Fuca Ridge, a camera mounted on the remotely operated vehicle Jason 2 captures high-resolution images using light from the deep-sea light post
  • Joint Program student
  • A juvenile copepod, Calanus glacialis, aboard the USCGC Healy.
  • ABE, the Autonomous Benthic Explorer
  • Trying the new submersible model for size
  • Ellen Roosen, Susan Humphris, Jim Broda going over plans for expanding the core library at McLean.
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  • Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua
  • Claudia Cenedese's research on fluid dynamics.
  • Jian Lin working with a core sample from the 2005 tsunami area.
  • AUV Sentry is lowered into the water for tests.
  • WHOI diver snapping photos of DSV Alvin crew through a view port.
  • Daniel Dubno of CBS News with his compressed styrofoam cut. Dive and Discover 9.
  • Broda sunset
  • R/V Knorr off Santa Cruz Island
  • Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii
  • USCGC Healy navigational lighting.
  • Debbie Smtih
  • diver down
  • giant clam Calyptogena magnifica
  • The Mid-Atlantic Ridge near the equator is offset by huge faults, called fracture zones
  • The largest ophiolite is in Oman near the Persian Gulf
  • WHOI Senior Research Assistant Jay Sisson (left) and Engineer Craig Marquette maneuver a box corer after plucking a 30-centimeter-deep sample of sediment from the bottom of the Hudson River in June 2001.
  •  Palmer Station, Antarctica
  • sample preparation lab in the National Ocean Sciences AMS Facility at WHOI
  • Rising 1,000 meters (3,000 feet) above the Samoan island of Ta'u, Mount Lata is an active volcano.
  • Dennis McGillicuddy launches a satellite-tracked drifter
  • rock thin section
  • Penguins on Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean.
  • 8.17.03, Woods Hole Village aerial.
  • Veteran seagoing WHOI researchers Craig Marquette (left) and Will Ostrom deploy a mooring with tiny temperature probes from R/V Oceanus during a gale off Cape Hatteras
  • bay of whales
  • WHOI geochemist Ken Sims climbed into Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua to collect gas samples directly from  highly concentrated plumes in the caldera.
  • To learn about marine mammal hearing, researchers use the WHOI necropsy and CT scan facility to reveal the internal anatomy of ears.
  • Cold, relatively fresh water from the Pacific Ocean
  • Twin plankton nets, called ‘bongo nets’, hanging over the side of the ship.
  • Alvin overhaul
  • Wave breaching R/V Oceanus
  • Seaman Clindor Cacho works on the R/V Oceanus
  • Anne Cohen sizes up a Pavona coral on Johnston Atoll
  • ascending glider at sea
  • R/V <i>Atlantis</i> in dry dock.
  • Captain A.D. Colburn
  • Katrina Edwards collects water samples from Salt Pond in Falmouth, MA
  • researchers thread their way through pack ice
  • Atlantis, June 1950
  • polar profiling floats
  • Peter Winsor peers into a hole cut into the ice
  • big red flotation sphere
  • Arctic region contains a large reservoir of relatively fresh water
  • mollusk <i>Glaucus atlanticus</i>
  • A sled used to inject a nontoxic dye
  • The research vessel Atlantis serves as the support vessel for Alvin operations.
  • barnacle larvae