It's one thing to look down the throat of an active volcano. It's another to climb inside. But that's what WHOI geologist Ken Sims did to gather gas samples to explore how the Earth is evolving. In the watery regions of our planet, WHOI scientists have been applying new technologies and methods to help the National Marine Fisheries Service in its daunting task of seeing through the sea to estimate fish stocks and help maintain fisheries and fish habitats.
The HabCam undersea camera system can help assess seafloor fish stocks
Sound waves resonating off swim bladders offer a new way to count fish
Relax minimum legal size requirements, but reduce number of traps
Scientists net a wealth of tiny marine animals, including species never seen before
The white, long-armed, shaggy creature represents an entirely new family of crabs
James Luyten, executive vice president, becomes acting president & director