Ocean Observatories Initiative Poised to Launch : Image

Federal, state, and academic dignitaries (including Mass. Senate President Therese Murray, at the podium) gathered on WHOI's Dyers Dock in August at a news conference announcing a $97.7 million grant to WHOI to spearhead a major U.S. initiative to build ocean observatory networks. (Photo by Dave Gray, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)