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Extreme Measures

Crew aboard the D/V Chikyu prepare for seafloor drilling

Extreme Measures Superpowered Technologies Expand Our Reach to the World’s Most Challenging Environments By Elise Hugus Crew aboard the D/V…

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Alvin: Pioneer of the Deep

The deep-sea submersible Alvin has brought explorers to extraordinary places for more than 50 years. Now, as Alvin is poised…

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Going the Distance

Jason Graphic

Unraveling the mysteries of the vast global ocean means entering some of the most remote and dangerous places on the planet.

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A Sea of Hazards

Sea of Hazards

How ocean scientists are working to safeguard us from the perils of a changing ocean

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Sea Ahead

the sea ahead

Once upon a time, ocean scientists hung up cans on up a tree on Bikini Atoll to measure wave height in the Marshall Islands during nuclear weapons testing. Today, ocean technologies and data harvesting are heading somewhere big, from swarming bots, to more autonomous submersibles, and the miniaturization of ocean sensors

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Sea Ahead

the sea ahead

Once upon a time, ocean scientists hung up cans on up a tree on Bikini Atoll to measure wave height in the Marshall Islands during nuclear weapons testing. Today, ocean technologies and data harvesting are heading somewhere big, from swarming bots, to more autonomous submersibles, and the miniaturization of ocean sensors

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Oceans of Change

Walking on polar ice

Oceans of Change WHOI scientists learn how the ocean shapes—and is shaped by—global climate By Madeline Drexler (Photo by Simon…

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Oceans of Change

Walking on polar ice

Oceans of Change WHOI scientists learn how the ocean shapes—and is shaped by—global climate By Madeline Drexler (Photo by Simon…

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Seeing Green (crabs)

A close up of a green crab, ready to be hooked up to a heart monitoring system.

A scientist explores how one of the world’s most resilient invasive species has adapted to new environments

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