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Arctic Spring

Something surprising is happening in the Chukchi Sea north of Alaska. In 2011 a team of scientists aboard the Coast Guard icebreaker Healy discovered a massive springtime plankton bloom–one of […]

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Last Check

Last Check

WHOI technicians Jeff Pietro (left) and Kris Newhall work on the stern of R/V Knorr to prepare a connection between jacketed wire rope and electromechanical cable on a moored […]

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Securing the Package

Securing the Package

On the WHOI dock, research assistant Katherine Hoering and MIT-WHOI Joint Program student Sophie Chu test a self-contained package of sensors that can fully characterize the CO2 system in seawater. […]

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Bucket List

Bucket List

In November 2013, after many years overseeing Alvin activities as program manager at the National Science Foundation, Brian Midson (right) finally had his first dive in the sub. Afterward, Midson, […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Sentry got a festive “makeover” aboard R/V Atlantis this month—WHOI engineer Justin Fujii used electrical tape and a […]

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Beacon Hill Comes to WHOI

Beacon Hill Comes to WHOI

Massachusetts House speaker Robert DeLeo (center) gets a primer on the REMUS 6000 from principal engineer Mike Purcell (right), while Jim Rakowski, director of state government and […]

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Against the Odds

Against the Odds

In the western Pacific Republic of Palau, abundant corals live in conditions that are warmer and more acidic than normal—conditions that usually reduce corals’ ability to build their skeletons. […]

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Inner Space

Inner Space

On a visit to WHOI in June to deliver his one-of-a-kind submersible, DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, film director and explorer James Cameron (center) had a chance to climb inside the newly […]

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