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Lessons from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

Lessons from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will convene two special conferences this fall to learn from the devastating 2004 tsunami that left more than 220,000 people dead or missing. In July, another…

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WHOI Opens New Research Facilities

WHOI Opens New Research Facilities

For the first time in 15 years, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has added significant office and laboratory space to its Quissett Campus. This fall, scientists, technical staff, and students…

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Institution Receives Surprise Bequest

Institution Receives Surprise Bequest

The latest news from around the Institution includes: the second-largest donation in WHOI history; training and awards for mid-career journalists; a new fund for graduate student training in seagoing skills;…

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10,000 Earth & Ocean Scientists. Five days.

10,000 Earth & Ocean Scientists. Five days.

Over the next week, I will be posting daily reports about what’s happening at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting. This is the premier meeting in the field of Earth sciences, and it has…

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The Improbable Voyage of Al Woodcock

The Improbable Voyage of Al Woodcock

Al Woodcock, perhaps the last man to sail on the maiden voyage of WHOI’s first research vessel Atlantis in 1931, died Feb. 26. He was 99. A self-educated farm boy…

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Anything-But-A-Boat Regatta

Anything-But-A-Boat Regatta

Shoveling and splashing toward a finish line ringed with spectators in Woods Hole, WHOI employees and students revived a tradition this summer: the Anything-But-A-Boat Regatta, which was first run to…

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Anderson Addresses UN Ocean Commission

Anderson Addresses UN Ocean Commission

Senior Scientist Don Anderson of the WHOI Biology Department was invited to deliver the Bruun Memorial Lecture in June at the 23rd annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)…

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A Tropical Research Paradise

A Tropical Research Paradise

WHOI Trustees Frank and Lisina Hoch have issued a one-to-one $1.125 million challenge to seize new opportunities and expand the Institution’s research in tropical regions.

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