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The Peanut Butter Club presents a special talk by retired Alvin pilot Dudley Foster titled “Happy 50th Birthday, Alvin” on Friday, June 13, at noon in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water Street, Woods Hole. The deep submergence vehicle Alvin celebrated its 50th birthday on June 5. Come listen as Dudley talks about Alvin’s many adventures and milestones along the way. Sponsored by the WHOI Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Antarctica Beyond the Ice

Presentation by Dena Seidel, director of Rutgers University Center for Digital Filmmaking
Friday, August 1, 2014
Noon, Redfield Auditorium

On Friday, August 1, 2014,  at noon in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water Street, Woods Hole, the Peanut Butter Club presents a talk by Dena Seidel, the director of Rutgers University Center for Digital Filmmaking. Seidel is also the director/producer of a new film, Antarctica Beyond the Ice, which features work by scientists involved in the transformative NSF-funded Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Project at Palmer in the West Antarctic Peninsula. Seidel and the film's co-producer Steve Holloway will discuss the challenges of making a film in Antarctica and what it’s like to work with a group of scientists committed to understanding this region. They will also discuss the program at Rutgers designed to engage students in communicating science through film. Co-sponsored by the WHOI Ocean and Climate Change Institute, Women’s Committee, and Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.

About Peanut Butter Club

A WHOI community activity

Each Friday at noon in Redfield Auditorium, WHOI sponsors a free talk or video on a topical subject. Peanut Butter Club presentations are a chance to relax, chat with friends, and learn about a wide range of socially relevant subjects -- including but not limited to oceanographic information. Past Peanut Butter Club talks have covered topics like opera, research on the sun, Falmouth water quality, and the history of thermometers. Video presentations feature films on world history, travel, gardening, and nature. Many summertime presentations relate to the ocean.

Bring a lunch and join us. Coffee, tea, and cookies are served. Peanut Butter Club is a free community service sponsored by WHOI, made possible each week, in part, by a dedicated group of volunteers. Donations are accepted.

If you have an interesting project, traveled to an exotic place, have a musical group, written a book, etc., and you would like to share this with members of the community, the WHOI Information Office welcomes presentors to give talks at Peanut Butter Club.  If you are interested, please contact Joanne Tromp at or call (508) 289-2252 for more information.

» Find out what's happening at this week's Peanut Butter Club, see the WHOI weekly calendar.

Last updated: July 25, 2014

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