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WHOI In the News

Monday, August 24, 2015

Ben Lecomte to Swim from Tokyo to San Francisco and Invites You to Join

Digital Journal

Monday, August 24, 2015

Nuclear Accident: Cesium contamination persists in ocean floor near Fukushima Daiichi site

Chemical & Engineering News

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Grizzlies, polar bears evolve with climate change.

Public Radio International

Saturday, August 22, 2015

How Worried Should We Be About Nuclear Fallout from Fukushima?

Alter Net

Thursday, August 20, 2015

WHOI Study Shows Fukushima Contaminated Sediment Moving Offshore


Thursday, August 20, 2015

TurtleCam a test of WHOI crowdfunding

Cape Cod Times

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Tar from Refugio Spill Found in Orange in June

Santa Barbara Independent

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Why is the beach closed?


Why is the Beach Closed?

From the Coastal Ocean Institute

You pack your swimsuit, fins, sand shovel, and sunscreen, and the whole family piles into the car and heads to the beach. But when you get there you're greeted by a sign: BEACH CLOSED. What? Why?

Interactive Alvin


Interactive Alvin

Since 1964, the submersible Alvin has helped make some of the most astonishing and iconic discoveries of the deep ocean. Learn what makes it work—and what makes it so special.

Sand, Sun, Beach

Audio Slideshow

Sun, Sand, Waves...and Bacteria?

A WHOI graduate student spends her summer at the beach, not sun-bathing, but exploring the hidden side of things beneath the sand.

The Water Cycle


Explore the Water Cycle

The water cycle connects the land, air, ocean, and even deep earth in a continuous exchange of water in all its forms that shapes the face of the planet and makes life on Earth possible.