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The WHOI Marine Mammal Center Is Born …

The WHOI Marine Mammal Center Is Born ...

The WHOI Marine Mammal Center Is Born … A new center has been established at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to pursue research on marine mammal behavior, physiology, and health,…

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A Diversity of Geoscientists

A Diversity of Geoscientists

The statistics are stark: From 1973 to 2003, only 313 Hispanic Americans, 135 African Americans, and 49 Native Americans earned Ph.D. degrees in geosciences. That’s a sprinkle in the ocean…

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The Airplane That Studied the Ocean

The Airplane That Studied the Ocean

Airplanes don’t typically come to mind when people think of ocean science. But for 25 years, beginning in 1945, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) maintained five planes for research. Ed…

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WHOI Announces Completion of Comprehensive Campaign

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has successfully completed its “Depth of Leadership” campaign, the Institution’s Board of Trustees recently announced, with $194.6 million raised over the past nine years.…

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Air France Flight 447 Updates

WHOI-Led Team Locates Wreckage of Air France 447 The WHOI-led team searching in the Atlantic Ocean for the wreckage of Air France flight 447, which crashed in 2009, has confirmed…

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Susan Avery Takes the Helm at WHOI

Susan Avery Takes the Helm at WHOI

With the first hints of autumn reaching Woods Hole last October, change of a different sort was in the air. On the same day that Harvard University trumpeted the installation…

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OceanInsights for the Blind

OceanInsights for the Blind

WHOI physical oceanographer Amy Bower brought along a few extraordinary passengers when she set out to the Labrador Sea aboard the research vessel Knorr in September: Kate Fraser, a science…

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WHOI Earns Reaccreditation

WHOI Earns Reaccreditation

WHOI has been reaccredited as a degree-granting institution by the organization responsible for accrediting New England colleges and universities. The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England…

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Welcome to the New WHOI.edu

April 13, 2007 We hope you enjoy this  newly designed WHOI.edu website. We’re proud of the new site. This redesign uses a more efficient “back end” engine to make it…

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Two Ships Passing Passengers in the Night

Two Ships Passing Passengers in the Night

Into the frigid darkness, following two days of stormy weather, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s coastal research vessel Tioga left port shortly after 10 p.m. on March 6, with sea spray…

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