Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2017
Ocean Observatories Initiative
Mission to the Twilight Zone
The urgent quest to explore one of Earth's hidden frontiers
How Is the Seafloor Made?
Scientists use sound waves to probe the fabric of tectonic plates
Unearthing Long-Gone Hurricanes
A hunt for buried scientific treasure
Long Island Blue Hole Core
To Track an Oil Spill
Robotic "bloodhound" to sniff for oil in ice-covered oceans
Special edition written by MIT WHOI Joint Program students
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A student probes the mysteries of whales' hearing
Why do cetacean crooners change their tunes?
Scientists take advantage of a silver lining in mushroom clouds
Life can be stressful out there in the microscopic marine world
Scientists reveal hidden relationships among marine microbes
A new tool helps sort out a hubbub of microbial activity in the sea
Mid-Cayman Spreading Center could harbor unknown organisms
What impacts might these hormones have in the coastal ocean?
Does out of sight mean into the air or into fish?
Between smokestack and fish, mercury becomes more toxic
Student explores the dynamic gateway of the shallow inner shelf
What energy drives these currents in hundreds of seafloor Grand Canyons?
Where marine life meets to feast every spring