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From Lab to Sea

From Lab to Sea

Scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution share their field-tested experience, training graduate students on methods and instruments to collect data in the coastal ocean.

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No Day at the Beach

No Day at the Beach

Field research in oceanography is no day at the beach—even when it’s at the beach. Just ask the students who spent…

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Shaping the Beach, One Wave at a Time

Shaping the Beach, One Wave at a Time

For years, scientists who study the shoreline have wondered at the apparent fickleness of storms, which can devastate one part of a coastline, yet leave an adjacent part untouched. How can this be? The answer lies in the physics of the nearshore region?the stretch of sand, rock, and water between the dry land behind the beach and the beginning of deep water far from shore.

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