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How moored profilers work

Moored profilers travel up and down a mooring cable every five days, measuring seawater properties. (Animation by Jack Cook, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

By Michael Carlowicz :: Originally published online October 31, […]

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Popping Rocks

Popping Rocks

A sample of seafloor lava, magnified 100 times, shows tiny, silver-colored glass vesicles trapped within the rock. The vesicles contain gases from deep inside the Earth, where magma forms before […]

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Reservation Required?

Reservation Required?

Restoff Island in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea, is a biodiversity hotspot that is home to hundreds of coral reef fish species. It is also one of eight sites sampled […]

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Land-Sea Connections

Land-Sea Connections

Guest investigator Kristina Brown, right, and research assistant Kate Morkeski troubleshoot a new dissolved inorganic carbon sensor in the lab of WHOI marine chemist Aleck Wang. In the Arctic, […]

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What Would the Ocean Say?

What would the ocean say? WInner video

If the ocean could talk, would you hear its call? On World Oceans Day 2017, WHOI joined world leaders and representatives from business, academia, and NGOs at the UN for […]

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Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Dave Ralston (right) and Porter Hoagland talk with WHOI Trustees about New York’s Hudson River. The expansion of the Panama Canal has led to the dredging of New York Harbor […]

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Settling Behavior

Settling Behavior

Marine reserves promote coral reef sustainability by preventing overfishing and increasing fish abundance and diversity. But to be effective, they need to be sized right, and in a way […]

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A Titanic Task

A Titanic Task

WHOI lift operator Dana Hackett prepares the personnel sphere from the human-occupied vehicle Alvin for transport to Simi Valley, California. The titanium sphere, which was replaced in 2012, […]

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Cone of Sound

Cone of Sound

WHOI’s newest research vessel Neil Armstrong is among the first ships in the U.S. research fleet outfitted with a EK80 sonar system. Like a fish-finder, it emits sound […]

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WHOI and World War II

WHOI and World War II

Al Woodcock (left) and an unidentified colleague test a device used to study the effectiveness of smoke screens to protect troops during beach landings in World War II. Woodcock […]

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Divers in the Midst

Divers in the Midst

In February 2017, WHOI’s Dive Operations Manager Edward O’Brien (right) and visiting diver Giorgio Caramanna work in murky 39-degree water south of Martha’s Vineyard to deploy an instrument for […]

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