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Ocean: Impossible | Meet ChemYak

The deep ocean is a cold, dark, vast, and frankly, dangerous place for human beings. That’s why we need ocean robots to help us– in some cases, guide us– on our quest to explore the depths.

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Ocean: Impossible | Meet CUREE

The deep ocean is a cold, dark, vast, and frankly, dangerous place for human beings. That’s why we need ocean robots to help us– in some cases, guide us– on our quest to explore the depths.

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Ocean: Impossible | Meet Jason

The deep ocean is a cold, dark, vast, and frankly, dangerous place for human beings. That’s why we need ocean robots to help us– in some cases, guide us– on our quest to explore the depths.

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Ocean: Impossible | Meet Orpheus

The deep ocean is a cold, dark, vast, and frankly, dangerous place for human beings. That’s why we need ocean robots to help us– in some cases, guide us– on our quest to explore the depths.

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Peter de Menocal at the UN Ocean Conference

Peter de Menocal, President and Director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution addressed attendees of the UN Ocean Conference as part of meeting’s the 6th Interactive Dialogue: Increasing scientific knowledge and developing research capacity and transfer of marine technology.

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ROV Jason explores Axial Seamount

During the PROTATAX23 cruise to Axial Seamount off the coast of Oregon, ROV Jason dove eight times, visited 19 hydrothermal vents, and collected 144 samples– including some from over 1500 […]

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe campers visit WHOI

Campers in the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s Preserving Our Homelands program visited WHOI as part of an ongoing effort to develop knowledge exchange. At the Dunkworks rapid prototyping facility (seen here), […]

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Did you know ocean robots use AI?

Did you know that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help us learn more about the ocean? Next-gen robots equipped with AI can cover more area, gather more data, and make decisions […]

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Edie Widder

Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let’s all go exploring!

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A sensor to monitor acid in the ocean

Excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the ocean more acidic and less hospitable to shelled marine life. At WHOI, scientists Jennie Rheuban, Aleck Wang, MIT-WHOI joint program student […]

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Robert Ballard

The deep sea has more history in it than all the museums in the world, combined.

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Yvon Woappi

By opening gates, we send the message that STEMM is for all and can be done well only when all of us are welcome.

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An undersea profiling robot

Sea-going robots can travel on their own for weeks at a time, gathering critical information that helps us understand things like the ocean’s carbon cycle. But despite their considerable powers, […]

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WHOI Land Acknowledgement

WHOI statement

We collectively acknowledge that Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is located on the unceded ancestral and contemporary land of the Wôpanâak (Wampanoag) peoples. We acknowledge the Mashpee, Aquinnah, Herring Pond, and […]

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Ocean Encounters: Robots

Find out how researchers are using increasingly sophisticated autonomous and remotely operated technologies to explore extreme environments, respond to crises, help at-risk ecosystems, and much more.

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