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Uniting for the Ocean

Uniting for the Ocean

June 5, 2017

The president of the United Nations General Assembly, the Honorable Peter Thomson, recently toured WHOI and met with WHOI officials to discuss the UN Ocean Conference on June 5-9. WHOI will participate in the conference, which will promote conservation, sustainable use of the ocean, and partnerships to address critical ocean problems. From left: Bill Lange of the WHOI Advanced Imaging and Visualization Lab, WHOI Chairman of the Board David Scully, WHOI President and Director Mark Abbott, the Hon. Peter Thomson, Mrs. Marijcke Thomson, Paul Matthias, senior project manager for the Ocean Observatories Initiative at WHOI, WHOI Vice President for Research Larry Madin, and Lisa Colgate. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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