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WHOI In the News

Monday, July 27, 2015

Scientists to Tag Along on Trans-Pacific Swim

WCAI

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Savannah State researchers document Tybee Island dolphin birth, attempted infanticide

Bluffton Today

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Beached beaked whale has marine biologists scratching their heads

CNN

Friday, July 24, 2015

Researchers' Expedition Accidentally Discovers Centuries Old Shipwreck off North Carolina Coast

AccuWeather.com

Friday, July 24, 2015

Sub That Made Deep-Sea History Damaged in Highway Fire

National Geographic

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Savannah State researchers document Tybee Island dolphin birth, attempted infanticide

Savannah Now

Thursday, July 23, 2015

What Lies Beneath: Carbon Dioxide Pools in the Aegean Sea

R&D Magazine

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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

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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.