Updates From Around WHOI


WHOI and WHOI Advisor James Cameron Participate in UN Ocean Conference

WHOI leaders and scientists are participating as experts in program sessions and attending receptions with global leaders. Also featured will be the short video, “What Would the Ocean Say?”, produced by WHOI Advisor, James Cameron.

Commonwealth Awards $5 M R&D Grant for Center for Marine Robotics

Award will assist in expansion of facilities & innovative research to bolster marine robotics sector in Massachusetts
Source: Media Relations

WHOI Hosts Talk on 'To The Denmark Strait'

Book Brings Readers on an Oceanographic Expedition
Source: Media Relations

Explorer and Filmmaker James Cameron Gives DEEPSEA CHALLENGER Sub to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Forms partnership with WHOI to accelerate technology development, ocean research and discovery
Source: Media Relations

Newest Navy Research Vessel Is Named Neil Armstrong

Ship will be operated by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Source: Media Relations

Dedication Ceremony Held for New Laboratory

First WHOI LEED-certified building
Source: Media Relations

Dr. Karen Lloyd Receives WHOI's Holger W. Jannasch Visiting Scholar Award

May 25, 2012—The award recognizes Lloyd for her “outstanding contributions to the field of marine microbiology,” as well as her demonstrated excellence in mentoring students and commitment to educational public outreach.

WHOI Hosts Public Forum on Climate Change and Global Water Supplies

May 17, 2012—Morss Colloquium event, “Drought or Deluge: The Ocean and Earth's Changing Water Cycle”

WHOI Researchers, Collaborators Receive $1.4 Million to Study Life in Ocean's Greatest Depths

March 26, 2012—Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), University of Hawaii, Whitman College and international colleagues will conduct the first systematic study of life in the deepest marine habitat on Earth—ocean trenches.


Ocean Institutes "Technology in Ocean Science" Expo

WHOI’s Ocean Institutes displayed their advanced scientific tools in October’s "Technology in Ocean Science" Expo.

Visit of Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations

On June 10, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution hosted a visit from Admiral Gary Roughead, the Chief of Naval Operations, marking the first such appearance at the Institution by a serving Chief of Naval Operations.

Air France Flight 447 Updates

The WHOI-led team searching in the Atlantic Ocean for the wreckage of Air France flight 447, which crashed in 2009, has confirmed locating pieces of the aircraft, reports the French air safety authority known as BEA.

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August 23, 2010—A multi-institution expedition co-led by WHOI set off today from St. John's, Newfoundland, for the wreck of the RMS Titanic to survey the site in high-definition and 3-D.

WHOI in Times Square

WHOI takes its message to Times Square.

WHOI Participates in Meeting Aimed at Finding Solutions to Control or Stop Oil Spill

Meeting held at behest of film director James Cameron
Source: Media Relations

WHOI Participates in the Cambridge Science Festival

Saturday, April 24 from Noon to 4:00 p.m
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to participate in the 2010 Cambridge Science Festival's Science Carnival. A multifaceted, multicultural event every spring, the Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun!

WHOI Receives $8.1 Million Grant to Construct New Laboratory

New building will enable fabrication and maintenance of new ocean observing systems
Source: Media Relations

A Summer of Science on the Sea

WHOI Summer Student Fellowships offer a taste of research life
Source: Oceanus Magazine

The WHOI Marine Mammal Center Is Born ...

... and other stories from around WHOI
Source: Oceanus Magazine

A Diversity of Geoscientists

New Woods Hole program encourages underrepresented groups
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Will Lead Coastal and Global Observatories Effort

Partnership Moves Closer to Implementation of Ocean Observatories Initiative
Source: Media Relations

The Airplane That Studied the Ocean

Former oceanographic 'flyguy' reunites with his old plane
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Three Woods Hole Scientific Institutions Forge Alliance to Address Societal Issues

Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Woods Hole Research Center Create New ?Woods Hole Consortium?
Source: Media Relations

MIT/WHOI Joint Program Celebrates 40th Anniversary

An unorthodox but highly successful marriage between proud institutions
Source: Oceanus Magazine

WHOI and RTDC Announce Technology Transfer Partnership

Marine-based technologies target new and existing markets in ocean energy, aquaculture, and environmental technologies
Source: Media Relations

Cold Water Corals Conference to be Held in Woods Hole

International Meeting Discusses Future Research of the Atlantic?s Cold-water Corals
Source: Media Relations

New Marine Mammal Center Formed at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The multi-disciplinary center will focus on research and conservation
Source: Media Relations

Susan Avery Takes the Helm at WHOI

Avery is first atmospheric scientist (and woman) to lead the Institution
Source: Oceanus Magazine

OceanInsights for the Blind

WHOI scientist creates a bond with visually impaired students
Source: Oceanus Magazine

KAUST, WHOI Finalize Research Collaboration

Partnership Will Foster Research Along Saudi Arabia Coast in Northern Central Red Sea
Source: Media Relations

WHOI Earns Reaccreditation

... and other Joint Program news
Source: Oceanus Magazine

WHOI Names New President and Director

Susan K. Avery brings extensive scientific, interdisciplinary, and administrative experience
Source: Media Relations

WHOI to Lead Ocean Observatory Partnership

Multimillion-dollar program will help transform understanding of the oceans
Source: Media Relations

A New WHOI.edu

On April 20 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will launch a new public website.

Two Ships Passing Passengers in the Night

WHOI research vessels Knorr and Tioga rendezvous at sea to evacuate injured mate
Source: Oceanus Magazine

People Around WHOI

Source: Oceanus Magazine

New WHOI Class Helps Students Communicate with Public

Graduate students learn how to talk the talk when they're not talking with other scientists
Source: Oceanus Magazine

People Around WHOI

Source: Oceanus Magazine

WHOI President and Director Robert Gagosian Steps Down

James Luyten, executive vice president, becomes acting president & director
Source: Oceanus Magazine

A Touchstone for Marine Chemists and Students Retires

John Farrington was celebrated by scientists and future scientists
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Institution Receives Surprise Bequest

Students, journalists benefit from other WHOI programs and development activities
Source: Oceanus Magazine

WHOI Opens New Research Facilities

Stanley W. Watson Laboratory and Marine Research Facility provide offices and labs for more than 90 employees
Source: Oceanus Magazine

10,000 Earth & Ocean Scientists. Five days.

From the lithosphere to the blogosphere
Source: Oceanus Magazine

The Improbable Voyage of Al Woodcock

Through keen observation, a high school dropout became a highly respected scientist
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Anything-But-A-Boat Regatta

Source: Oceanus Magazine

Newest Alvin Pilot Comes Aboard

Source: Oceanus Magazine

A Tropical Research Paradise

Source: Oceanus Magazine

WHOI Associates Have a New President

Source: Oceanus Magazine

Risks and Remedies from the Sea

Scientists team up to study the ocean's effect on health
Source: Oceanus Magazine