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Birds Beware

Birds Beware

Will Ostrom prepares to install the bird deflectors onto the Gumbymoor buoy. Meteorological and other instruments atop the moorning, anchored to the seafloor, can be damaged by birds landing […]

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Solitary Salp

Solitary Salp

Salps are transparent animals that eat phytoplankton by filtering it from the water with a mucus net inside their barrel-shaped bodies. They can be single animals, called solitaries, […]

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Clues in a Crater

Clues in a Crater

Princeton graduate student Nick Swanson-Hysell and colleagues visited the mile-wide, 790-foot-deep Lonar Crater created by a meteorite in the Deccan Traps, an ancient lava flow covering more than 200,000 […]

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Bath Time

Bath Time

John Kemp powerwashes mooring spheres after their recovery from the Arctic Ocean. The spheres were part of moorings deployed in the Beaufort Gyre for circulation studies in 2005. […]

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Testing the Waters

Testing the Waters

Tetjana Ross (in red) and Andone Lavery preparing to do a profile with a fast-response temperature-conductivity probe, which characterizes the double-diffusive interface. Lab experiments like this enable scientists to […]

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Hurricane Historian

Hurricane Historian

Jeff Donnelly and a colleague collect a sediment core from the bottom of Oyster Pond in Falmouth, Massachusetts. Donnelly is studying climate change by looking for evidence of Read More

Flying High

Flying High

R/V Atlantis Steward Carl Wood leaps from DSV Alvin during a recent launch of the sub. Swimmers help secure the vehicle for each launch and recovery. (Photo by […]

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Where is Everyone?

Where is Everyone?

Pure penguin coolness on Deception Island, 2005. (Photo by Regina Campbell-Malone, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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Bathed in Sulfur

Bathed in Sulfur

Sulphur coated the frame on the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Jason during a recent cruise to the western Pacific.  Jason captured close-up images of volcanic eruptions and was […]

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Hold Tight

Hold Tight

Ian Hanley prepares the 60-foot R/V Tioga for arrival during a break in mooring recovery operations on the Merrimack River. (Photo by James Kent, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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