Crossing the Stream
John Toole and the Station W Team Plunge into Atlantic Currents
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New vehicle finds healthy coral reefs.
In the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, along the edge of the U.S. continental shelf, some of the most important currents in the world are flowing.
Nearly 50 years ago, a group of scientists set out from Bermuda on the 61-foot R/V Panulirus and cruised 15 nautical miles to the southeast.
New construction takes the Institution dow some new roads.
WHOI Senior Scientist Peter Tyack of the Biology Department testified before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Conservation, Wildlife, and Oceans of the Resources Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives and discussed a bill to reauthorize the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).
Late in 2002, NSF awarded a $2.5-million grant to establish the New England Regional COSEE, a collaborative effort proposed by the New England Aquarium (NEAq), WHOI, and the University of Massachusetts. The program will last five years. An advisory board of researchers and educators will help steer the operations.
Oceanus crewmembers trade the helm for the doctor bag.