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WHOI In the News

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Can animals thrive without oxygen?

(e) science news

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Through the ocean darkly

Adjacent Government

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

NSF awards rapid response grants to study current El Nino one of the strongest on record

National Science Foundation

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Indian Ocean Expedition Attempts to Reach Earth's Mantle but Falls Short for Now

The Epoch Times

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Travel Talks At Woods Hole Library

The Enterprise

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Ocean glider used to record marine mammals in Arctic

The Bristol Bay Times

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Kara Dodge PhD of Project TurtleCam to speak at Cape Wildlife Center 2016 Wildlife on Tap lecture Feb. 10

Massachusetts Newswire

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Why is the beach closed?

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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

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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

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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.