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2022 Year in Review

Re-live the best of 2022 with this montage showcasing just some of WHOI’s ocean science, technology, and engineering highlights. WHOI researchers are active in upwards of 800 projects around the world at any time, providing critical information about some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity and the planet we call home. As part of the WHOI community, we thank you for your dedication to our ocean, our future, and our planet. Best wishes for a happy and healthy 2023!

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Squid on the Menu

Squid on the Menu

Loligo pealii, the ordinary squid, is a kind of floating buffet that feeds fish, birds, seals, dolphins, many whales, and even humans. Despite this, scientists know remarkably little about how […]

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Changes Far Away

Changes Far Away

One of the most abundant zooplankton in Antarctic waters are Euphausia superba (pictured), commonly known as Antarctic krill. In the Southern Ocean, these two-inch-long, pink crustaceans are the main […]

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Copy Cat

Copy Cat

Turtles, dolphins, and seals are masters at maneuvering in the water. So it’s no surprise that vehicle deisgners occasionally look to them for inspiration when trying to make new generations […]

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Orca Rising

Orca Rising

Orcas (Orcinus orca), also called killer whales, hunt prey such as penguins and seals that spend some of their time out of the water. They are known to spy-hop—hold […]

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Feeding the Ocean

Feeding the Ocean

Krill are very small crustaceans living in oceans around the world that eat even smaller organisms called phytoplankton. Krill play a major role in the food chain because they provide […]

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Look Behind You

Look Behind You

A REMUS 100 autonomous underwater vehicle picked up an unexpected follower during a 2013 expedition near Guadalupe Island off the northwest coast of Mexico. The vehicle was equipped with […]

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Eye Spy

Eye Spy

A Northwest Atlantic gray seal bobs in the water between Chatham and Monomoy Island at high tide in September 2013. In these waters, they feed primarily on small, bottom-dwelling […]

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A Penetrating Task

A Penetrating Task

Research associate Alexi Shalapyonok, mechanic Brian Durante, and engineer Hugh Popenoe prepare to seal a pressure chamber they are using to test a penetrator that will become part of […]

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Seal Sightings

Seal Sightings

People come from miles away to see the seals off the shores of Cape Cod, but the animals are creating some challenges for local fishermen. Increasing seal populations led to […]

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Home Turf

Home Turf

Scientists who visit the Arctic sometimes see the region’s most famed inhabitants: polar bears. Photographer Chris Linder saw this mother and cub from the Swedish ice breaker Oden during […]

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