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New Wrinkles in the Fabric of the Seafloor

New Wrinkles in the Fabric of the Seafloor

Deborah Smith first heard the strange rumbling from the seafloor in 2001 and was eager to get to the bottom of it.

The ocean commotion was detected by underwater hydrophones near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, part of […]

A "Thinking Map" of North America

A “Thinking Map” of North America

For geologist Brian Tucholke, creating a new Geologic Map of North America was a 23-year adventure. Published in February by the Geological Society of America (GSA), the map illustrates the geology of approximately 15 percent of Earth?s surface and spans an area from the North Pole to Venezuela, and from Ireland to Siberia.

MIT/WHOI Graduate Leads the World's Tsunami Awareness Program

MIT/WHOI Graduate Leads the World’s Tsunami Awareness Program

Kong, a 1990 graduate of the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science and Engineering, was one of the first people in the world to learn the magnitude of the underwater earthquake off the coast of Indonesia.