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Securing the Base

Securing the Base

WHOI engineer John Kemp (left) and a member of the R/V Knorr crew prepare the base of a coastal high power surface mooring (CHPSM) for deployment on the continental slope 80 miles […]

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Science Scaffolding

Science Scaffolding

Dongsha Atoll is a remote coral reef ecosystem in the South China Sea that is about two meters below sea level. With no solid ground from which to work, […]

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Magnetic History

Magnetic History

Clindor Cacho, a crewmember on R/V Knorr handles a tag line to steady the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Sentry while recovering the vehicle in 2013 near Barbados. Sentry carried a […]

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Robotic Reef

Robotic Reef

Katie Shamberger, assistant professor at Texas A&M University, checks the Remote Access Sampler (RAS) on Dongsha Atoll, a coral reef ecosystem in the South China Sea. The RAS is […]

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Bongo Solo

Bongo Solo

Bongo nets are a staple of biological oceanographers who study zooplankton. Named for their paired construction, the bongo net actually consists of two nets, one with a courser weave […]

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Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

Crew members of R/V Atlantis prepare to head out in the Avon, a tender boat, to meet the human occupied submersible Alvin after a day-long dive to the […]

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Into the Sunset

Into the Sunset

In May 2013, R/V Knorr sailed through a spectacular sunset on the western Atlantic Ocean near the equator. On the trip, Knorr took a group of scientists from WHOI and […]

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Going Home

Going Home

Human occupied vehicle Alvin rests on the surface after a dive to the seafloor as its support ship, R/V Atlantis, stands by to tow it in and bring […]

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Reaching For Answers

Reaching For Answers

ROV Jason reaches its manipulator arm into a diffuse hydrothermal flow known as Shrimp Gulley on the Mid Cayman Rise. In January 2012, WHOI geologist Chris German led a […]

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Special Deliveries

Special Deliveries

WHOI research assistant Steve Pike unpacks some of the first water samples collected as part of a citizen-science initiative started by chemist Ken Buesseler to track the spread of […]

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50 Years Strong

50 Years Strong

On February 11, WHOI received an award of excellence from the Marine Technology Society (MTS) during the Underwater Intervention conference in New Orleans for 50 years of operating Alvin. […]

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Hot Wired

Hot Wired

Distributed temperature sensing (DTS) is a new technique for measuring temperature using fiber optic cable. Researchers from the labs of WHOI scientist Anne Cohen and UC Irvine’s Kristen […]

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