What is living there and how?
A conversation with WHOI geologist Maurice Tivey
Between Earth's crust and mantle lies a mysterious boundary
WHOI plays major role in creating 'transformative' national research effort
A once-predictable system shifts out of balance
Strong winds blowing along certain coasts can promote a phenomenon known as coastal upwelling. The waters off California, Peru, and western Africa where upwelling provides abundant nutrients include some of the most productive fisheries in the world. (Animation by Jack Cook, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)