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Detours on the Oceanic Highway

Detours on the Oceanic Highway

WHOI graduate student Isabela Le Bras is exploring newly discovered complexities of the Deep Western Boundary Current, a major artery in the global ocean circulation system that transports cold water south from the North Atlantic.

'Green' Energy Powers Undersea Glider

‘Green’ Energy Powers Undersea Glider

Researchers have successfully flown the first thermal glider through the ocean—a robotic vehicle that can propel itself for several months across thousands of miles, using only heat energy from the ocean.

In April 2008, a research […]