Image of the Day : 2008

  • juvenile corals
  • Pat Hennessy and Benjamin Walther
  • crown-of-thorns sea star
  • Calcium carbonate crystals
  • climode buoy deployment
  • lionfish
  • MC&G JP student Laura Hmelo.
  • long corer on Knorr
  • bleached coral
  • Icy moulin cave created by lake drainage.
  • alvin recovery
  • diver measuring coral
  • Porites coral crystals
  • Kristin Poinar reaching to high water mark.
  • parrotfish
  • Polar Discovery science team
  • lots of reef fish
  • G&G JP student Fern Gibbons.
  • Jeff McDonald and Carl Wood hooking up Alvin.
  • daily sampling schedule
  • Keith Von Der Heydt
  • Nichole Trenohlm and Peter Klos Zion
  • vane sampler deployment
  • JP student Christine Mingione
  • Kelton McMahon holds a fish otilith
  • Chip Breier and Kaitlyn McCartney
  • Sandy Williams and Jim Churchill explaining to OSJ fellows.
  • DeRuiter/Bahr D-tag being applied to a porpoise.
  • swimming sea cucumber
  • arctic ice
  • Summer Student Fellow Andrew Delman and colleagues.
  • Seewald and Sievert dousing Ann Curry with water
  • Eel pond desconstruction
  • Flask of squid extract.
  • Evelyn Mervine at Arenal Volcano
  • Pioneer array schematic
  • Summer Student Fellow Jorge Barbosa
  • Thermal glider in the lab.
  • Baja peninsula silhouetted mountains.
  • Kate Buckman with specimen
  • DSV/HOV Alvin
  • Maya water sampling with a syringe.
  • Stephanie Owens inspecting McLane Pump
  • Geodynamics field trip group picture.
  • Jesus Pineda checking security of mooring line.
  • Carl Lamborg with Niskin bottle.
  • mangrove
  • R/V Oceanus
  • Vent rock sample
  • irminger sea cruise, children send off the ship
  • Woods Hole Village
  • ICIS Spar Buoy
  • Helicopter view of lake.
  • Wave washover onto R/V Knorr
  • Ctenophore Lampea pancerina
  • Pelagia noctiluca (
  • Original Alvin sphere forging.
  • NTAS buoy on Oceanus
  • Sarah Das, center, and colleagues entering a village during the July 2007 expedition to Greenland.
  • FlowCytobot being loaded onto Mytilus
  • sea grass covered with sea squirts
  • Henry Stetson with corer.
  • volcanic glass fragments
  • Alvin being tended to by divers.
  • Sandy Williams talking on Tioga
  • Chris Reddy and Liz Kujawinski
  • Mark Johnson with D-tag.
  • George Hampson and SSF's
  • Russell Cuhel
  • George Hampson and SSF's
  • Bob Pickart recovering rosette.
  • Stephanie Waterman
  • Massive bottomless crack in ice sheet.
  • Gene Terray with uncovered blackboard.
  • ocean circulation pressure contour plot
  • Jim Dunn working on Oceanus.
  • Detail of multi corer tripod
  • Tridacna
  • Glacier off Greenland coast.
  • Mark Behn planting a seismometer
  • Terebellid worm under a microscope.
  • Sarah Das checking dye locations.
  • R/V Knorr at port in Nuuk, Greenland.
  • Rich Camilli in the lab with Gemini, his miniature mass spectrometer.
  • Jim Broda with Ocean Science Journalism Fellows
  • R/V Atlantis and Alvin
  • Checking long-term measurement instrumentation.
  • A right whale dives near Tioga.
  • Towcame being loaded onto R/V Wecoma
  • fish otolith
  • Katarina Fraser and Amy Bower
  • SSF Amanda O'Rourke and Bruce Tripp
  • Lindquist holding a penguin.
  • Rudy and Amelie Scheltema, 2007.
  • Jason II
  • Mackenzie River Delta expedition, April 2007.
  • Colonial radiolarians
  • Colored currents on a globe.
  • Sibel Karchner, Mark Hahn and Diana Franks.
  • Melinda Hall and Henry Stommel
  • ROV Jason collecting samples.
  • Ilya Buynevich and Albertas Bitinas
  • Alvin being taken off Atlantis for overhaul.
  • Aurora behind ship mast
  • leatherback turtle necropsy
  • Mysids
  • R/V Crawford with P5M wing attached..
  • WHOI Postdoc Mar Nieto Cid filtering seawater in R/V Oceanus wet lab.
  • Joint Program student Dan Rogers.
  • Mark Behn using an ice ax.
  • A helicopter deploying OB hydrophone
  • WHOI small boat safety class taking place in Eel Pond.
  • Student Ellen Murphy and Chris Reddy in Reddy's lab.
  • Diving safety officer Terry Rioux in navy
  • Hanu Singh's students testing a camera system.
  • Sarah Das spreading red dye.
  • 06/10/2008, Oceanus Cruise OC448.
  • JP students climbing ships rigging.
  • Team from USCGC Healy departing on a Hurricane tender.
  • R/V Chain at WHOI dock.
  • R/V Oceanus getting maintained.
  • Joint Program graduate Carly Strasser collects samples.
  • Adam Soule examining rock during Polar Discovery, Antarctica.
  • S and P seismic waves
  • R/V Tioga tied up to dock.
  • Justin Ossolinski and Ben van Mooy working on deck of Oceanus.
  • AGU founding fathers
  • Christopher Clark (Cornell), Jim Dunn, and Jim Ryder
  • Brain coral skeleton
  • The diatom Coscinodiscus
  • 06/10/2008, Oceanus cruise OC448.
  • Dick Edwards
  • Adelie penguins swimming in open water.
  • Paul Snelgrove and Noellette Conway-Schempf
  • Al Duester, center, coordinating the recovery operations of AUV Sentry.
  • Matthew Barton, up close and personally video taping Alvin deployment.
  • Screen capture of sampling transect plot from recent Oceanus cruise OC447.
  • Konrad Hughen at Mote Marine Lab on Summerland Key.
  • Tim Shanahan and Kim Popendorf working in the main lab of Oceanus.
  • Britt Raubenheimer, Steve Elgar, and colleagues.
  • Carin Ashjian and Marine Science Technician Daniel Gaona.
  • Maya Bhatia sets up an incubation experiment.
  • Bob Elder working on REMUS 3000 at WHOI dock.
  • Darlene Ketten (at left) showing trustee tour group the WHOI CSI.
  • R/V Atlantis passing the statue of liberty in NY Harbor.
  • New JP students departing on the Cramer, 06/24/08
  • Scott Doney testifying before the US House of Representatives.
  • Texas tower #2 near completion, circa 1955, Nantucket Shoals.
  • Rob Reves-Sohn, JP student Claire Willis, and Adam Soule discussing data collected from the Gakkel Ridge.
  • Clouds over open ocean, Knorr cruise, KN178.
  • Dennis McGillicuddy reviewing data during cruise.
  • WormsEx instrument recovery.
  • Deep Submergence Laboratory team picture.
  •  Louie Wurch (top) and Justin Ossolinski (bottom) recover a CTD.
  • ITP Deployment Cruise - Beaufort Gyre 2004.
  • St. Margaret's School visit to the Exhibit Center.
  • Iceberg arch, Antarctica
  • Lauren Mullineaux and Susan Mills with coral specimen.
  • A conductivity/temperature/depth (CTD) rosette being lowered into the current.
  • R/V Caryn at WHOI dock.
  • The dinoflagellate Dinophysis
  • Peter Schultz conducts one of the daily surveys.
  • Natacha Aguilar De Soto and Mark Johnson reviewing D-tag data.
  • George LeRoy packs Mary Sears' Dana samples.
  • Rocky Geyer and postdoctoral scholar Dave Ralston.
  • Michael Moore (left) and Regina Campbell-Malone (right) assembling right whale bones.
  • Humpback whale underwater.
  • Scientist Tim Duda demonstrates with a wave tank what it is difficult to see in the ocean.
  • KP ops during the 2007 Geodynamics Field Trip to Penobscott Bay, Maine.
  • Rob Evans testifying before congress.
  • R/V Knorr serves as a backdrop for the first commencement ceremonies for the MIT/WHOI Joint Program.
  • Oceanus cruise OC445
  • Joseph Keller and George Veronis from the GFD program, playing in the WHOI softball league.
  • A cross-section of a marsh at Barn Island, CT
  • Dr. John Waterbury looking at phytoplankton samples in his lab.
  • Researchers carry an instrument tower into the surf.
  • Electronics equipment in R/V Chain's main lab.
  • 1200th mooring deployment group shot.
  • Konrad Hughen drilling coral.
  • Christening of R/V Tioga.
  • Holger Jannasch
  • Diane Poehls studies the dispersal of hydrothermal vent creatures.
  • Alfred Redfield clam farming.
  • Sunset off of RV Revelle in Bahamas, 4/19/2008.
  • Michael Moore and David Taylor prepare to perform a necropsy on a right whale.
  • R/V Tioga joined R/V Knorr and R/V Oceanus at the WHOI dock.
  • coral
  • Bill Schevill and Bill Watkins
  • Mea Cook, Lloyd Keigwin, and Jeff Donnelly
  • Derek Cavatorta, a WHOI Summer Student Fellow in 2003.
  • Primulin stained Alexandrium fundyense/tamarense cysts amongst other organic matter.
  • Penguins huddled together during blizzard conditions.
  • Workers at Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding assemble the aluminum hull of Tioga.
  • Signing ceremony for WHOI/MIT Joint program, May 8, 1968.
  • Testing Sentry off the WHOI dock, 04/18/2008.
  • Don Anderson and Dennis McGillicuddy reviewing HAB model data.
  • Joint Program student Alison Shaw preparing Ion Probe samples.
  • Rod Catanach and Andy Billings preparing ABE.
  • R/V Oceanus first mate Diego Mello (left) helps WHOI Postdoc Tim Shanahan get into his 'Gumby' suit.
  • A bust of Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd.
  • President and Director Susan Avery on Knorr.
  • The McMurdo greenhouse.
  • The Ross Ice Shelf where it collides with Cape Crozier.
  • Kris Newhall, Will Ostrom, and Chris Clark
  • Guest student Alex Pogue
  • Ladder system recovery operations.
  • Multi-corer deployment
  • Rob Olson and Heidi Sosik working with the FlowCytobot.
  • A plucky Adelie penguin clears a meltwater stream.
  • Rick Krishfield and Kris Newhall.
  • Dating pieces of wood from the wreck of the Queen Anne's Revenge.
  • Adam Soule and Co. testing LiDAR system down in Wellfleet.
  • Spring 2002, Multimedia Coordinator Matthew Barton installing the WHOI osprey camera
  • Pile of warm clothing set out on the floor.
  • The field team moves out along a ridge above the Koettlitz Glacier.
  • Josh Eaton, Cabell Davis and Qiao Hu.
  • Tiny clumps of lichen bring life to the rocks.
  • John Collins, Beecher Wooding, and Bob Detrick in the WHOI OBS lab.
  • Anne Cohen and Ryan Pettit
  • Remus 12.75 is loaded onto the Knorr back in 2004.
  • Glenn Gaetani makes his own
  • 2004 OSJ Fellows on Tioga with Heidi Sosik out at the MVCO.
  • George Tupper working on water sampler in Clark south highbay.
  • A high-T ?Hobo? fluid temperature logger that got too close to a vent and melted.
  • The CTD and WHOI physical oceanographer Peter Winsor.
  • The sister vessels R/V Tioga and R/V Gulf Challenger (UNH) at the WHOI pier.
  • Doug Webb and Dave Fratantoni with glider in Fratantoni's lab.
  • Porpita porpita
  • The survey team returning to the ship.
  • Alvin and the French submersibles Cyana, shown here.
  • AOPE Engineer Chris Lumping and welder Tony Delane working on the Whale Multifunction node.
  • Part of a black smoker.
  • Michael Moore and Colby Moore - WHOI Guest Student (from College of Atlantic).
  • The R/V Knorr at dock in Bridgetown, Barbados.
  • Richard
  • HROV Nereus testing in Hawaii.
  • Buck Ketchum preparing to deploy an instrument.
  • Brand new buoy lab at RCRC, 01/04/08.
  • Black smoker being sampled on Alvin dive 3764, January 30, 2002.
  • Engineers on research vessel Atlantis.
  • Kristin Smith, MIT/WHOI Joint Program Student, working in the NOSAMS laboratory
  • Ann Devenish and Ellen Levy working in the WHOI Data Library/Archives.
  • PO Engineering Assistant Dara Tebo testing cable strength in the rigging shop.
  • Evidence of sea squirts discovered by Mary Carman working at Sandwich Beach
  • MIT/WHOI Joint Program student in MCG Karin Lemkau, working in Chris Reddy's lab.
  • DSV Aluminaut, circa 1966.
  • Red Sea coral and fish, 2007.
  • Incoming WHOI President and Director Susan Avery
  • Sunrise during cruise OC440 up in the Bay of Fundy.
  • 2007 Summer Student Fellow Andy Ho
  • Recovering the microprofiler on LADDER 3 cruise off Manzanillo in late November, 2007.
  • Amber York and Scott Gallager working in Scott's la
  • Sentry being tested off R/V Tioga.
  • Recovered
  • Ice in Great Harbor, Woods Hole, looking toward Penzance Point, 1/27/1945.
  • Nika Staglicic on open deck watching the sunrise on the LADDER 3 cruise.
  • Bernard Peucker-Ehrenbrink working entering the PicoTrace clean.
  • ce camp Barneo as it looked just before I departed for Alert on April 29.
  • Alvin being deployed off the R/V Atlantis (LADDER 3 cruise).
  • Seals on Billingsgate Shoal
  • Knorr with fresh paint, bow first.
  • Skylar Bayer dwarfed by the R/V Atlantis A-frame.
  • REMUS-600 on its cradle outside the REMUS lab.
  • Josh Burton, research assistant with NOSAMS.
  • Long core piston handling off the stern of R/V Knorr.
  • Rod Catanach testing Sentry down at the WHOI dock.
  • Looking down the core pipe from on top of the corehead on the Long Core System.
  • Andrea Bogomolni and Michael Moore down in Wellfleet counting/collecting dead eiders and live seals.
  • Top component of Long Core resting on deck of R/V Knorr.
  • Nereus HROV shown here in AUV mode during initial dock test.