Dedicated to increasing scientific and public understanding of the sources, fate, and consequences of natural and human-made radioactive substances in the environment, in particular the oceans.
Collaborating with industry sponsors, academic partners, and key government agencies to change the way people and machines work together in the marine environment.
COSMOS provides administrative, management and systems engineering oversight of large WHOI observatory and observing systems projects.
Using comprehensive basic research complemented by cutting-edge technology to solve major scientific and conservation problems.
Conducting social scientific research that integrates economics, policy analysis, and law with the Institution’s basic research in ocean sciences.
Enhancing understanding of how oceanic processes affect the distribution and persistence of human pathogens and toxin producing organisms.