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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Will Lead Coastal and Global Observatories Effort

A Cooperative Agreement signed today by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership (OL) gives Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and its partners approval to begin construction on ocean observing infrastructure at coastal sites offshore of southern New England, Oregon, and Washington, and at high latitude open-ocean sites in the Atlantic,…

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Three Woods Hole Scientific Institutions Forge Alliance to Address Societal Issues

Three leading research centers based in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, announce the creation of the Woods Hole Consortium, a new alliance that will bring their combined scientific power to bear on some of the major issues facing society today and spawn scientific growth and job opportunity on the South Coast of Massachusetts. The consortium comprises the…

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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. This total represents the largest amount the Institution has ever raised in a campaign. The total included a $28-million anonymous gift given in 2002 to…

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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 locating pieces of the aircraft, reports the French air safety authority known as BEA. The pieces have been identified by the BEA safety investigators as…

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WHOI and RTDC Announce Technology Transfer Partnership

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the Regional Technology Development Corp. (RTDC) of Cape Cod announced jointly today the signing of a technology transfer and entrepreneurial services agreement designed to accelerate the transfer of WHOI technology innovations to the marketplace. The alliance is a unique outsourcing arrangement intended to immediately and cost-effectively enhance licensing…

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Cold Water Corals Conference to be Held in Woods Hole

On October 24, 2008, scientists from North America and Europe will meet at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to develop the first coherent plan for studying and conserving cold-water corals in the Atlantic Ocean. The plan will lay the foundations for an international research program beginning 2010. As part of the Trans-Atlantic Coral Ecosystem…

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New Marine Mammal Center Formed at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has announced the formation of a new center for marine mammal research and conservation studies. The center combines scientific expertise, state-of-the-art facilities, and technological innovations to address both basic questions about marine mammal behavior, physiology and health as well as potential effects of human activities on marine mammals and…

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WHOI VP for Marine Operations Bob Detrick Appointed to NSF Post

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Geosciences has appointed Robert Detrick of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) as its new director of the Division of Earth Sciences. Detrick is currently a senior scientist and vice president for Marine Facilities and Operations at WHOI, and will begin his NSF position on Nov. 3, 2008.…

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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…

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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…

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Will Lead Partnership to Establish Coastal and Global Observatories for Ocean Observatories Initiative

The Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI) has awarded a $97.7 million contract to an academic partnership led by the WHOI to support the development, installation, and initial operation of the coastal and global components of the National Science Foundation?s Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The WHOI partnership includes Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California,…

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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 easier and faster for us to post new content. We put a lot of effort into how to best reorganize our site, including a number…

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