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WHOI research in five inhospitable locations

Whether they’re under the ice at the furthest poles or hovering above the ocean’s deepest volcanoes, these researchers get the job done.

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Close-up of a Northern Star Coral (Astrangia poculata) colony taken from a microscope in the laboratory at Roger Williams University, Rhode Island.
Credit: Alicia Schickle
Ropeless tech avoids the need for vertical lines. (Photo courtesy of EdgeTech)
Several intrepid explorers trek out onto the thick Arctic ice sheet to get ice cores that will give them insights into large-scale shifts due to climate change ( Photo by © Luis Lama
Earthquake aftermath
Engineer and Alvin Pilot Drew Bewley working in the Alvin Birdcage
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Harriet Harden-Davies has spent more than 10 years in the marine policy arena, participating in crucial negotiations with United Nations members  (Photo by Paul Jones © the University of Wollongong in Australia)
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A new study from scientists at WHOI and other institutions shows that climate change can destabilize the global soil carbon reservoir. (Narayani River in the Himalayas, a Tributary to the Ganges River. ©Valier Galy/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
A recent study by a team of scientists, including from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, uniquely demonstrates how pile driving noise can alter the feeding behavior of squid. (Photo courtesy of © NOAA)
(Illustration by © John Hentz)
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The FSO Safer oil tanker
North Atlantic right whale
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