WHOI scientist Ray Schmitt and sons take top prize in rainfall forecasting competition.
Ever since humans have existed on Earth, they have looked to the heavens to forecast rain. But more reliable clues may lie in the ocean.
New research by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has found […]
How can you follow a wisp of water within the turbulent immensity of the ocean? Jim Ledwell figured out a way.
He developed a method to inject a harmless chemical tracer into the ocean and to […]
The source of the rain that filled your town reservoir, or flooded your nearby river, or never arrived to water your crops, is most likely the ocean.
The ocean contains 96 percent of the free water […]
In 1863, as the Civil War raged, Congress established the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), an honorary society of scholars that any government department could call upon to “investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any […]