Declaration recognizes the critical role of the ocean in regulating climate change, calls for increased ocean observations
Woods Hole, Mass. -Evidence of climate change in the North Atlantic during the last 1,000 years can be seen in the deep ocean, according to a newly published paper led by researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and […]
Data from over 300 tags on large marine predators, along with shipboard sonar, point to the ecological importance of the ocean’s twilight zone
In year extreme weather events driven by rising marine temperatures, the ocean will take center stage at COP28 in Dubai November 30 – December 12
Woods Hole, Mass. – A group of the world’s leading ocean scientific, philanthropic, and other stakeholder […]
Stunning 800 meter-long coral reef discovered with Schmidt Ocean Institute’s underwater robot off Galápagos Islands
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador- Scientists examining underwater cliff ecosystems onboard research vessel Falkor(too) using the 4,500 meter robot, ROV SuBastian, have discovered two pristine coral reefs in […]
Woods Hole, MA – At Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Fall Joint Meeting of the Board and Corporation today, Institution leaders elected two new Trustees and seven new Corporation Members.
“It is an honor to welcome these new volunteer leaders to WHOI,” […]
Woods Hole, Mass – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is one of the ten organizations selected for funding to accelerate the development of marine carbon dioxide removal (mCDR) technology. mCDR techniques take advantage […]
A diverse group of community members, local businesses, government officials, and science institutions came together yesterday to officially launch a self-guided climate walking trail in the village of Woods Hole. The ResilientWoodsHole (RWH) Climate Walking Trail opened to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Woods Hole Waterfront Park.
Findings could lead to locating nutrient sources and providing management options
WHOI scientists document changes in the Gulf Stream using two decades of measurements from Argo floats and Spray underwater gliders
Woods Hole, MA (Oct. 9, 2023) – The Gulf Stream is intrinsic to the global climate system, bringing warm waters from […]
The Gulf Stream – which is a major ocean current off the U.S. East Coast and a part of the North Atlantic Ocean circulation – plays an important role in weather and climate, and a weakening could have significant implications.
Heather Benway, a senior research specialist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is the recipient of the 2023 Ocean Science Award from the American Geological Union (AGU).
These new techniques, which look at microbes and dissolved metabolites of reefs, offer a new means to examine reef features and have broad conservation applications.
The OOI collects and serves measurements from more than 900 autonomous instruments on the seafloor and on moored and free-swimming platforms.
The award recognizes individuals who “materially increase the public’s knowledge of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields.”
WHOI researchers are among the 17 projects that have been awarded funding by NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program on behalf of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP).
The Shared Autonomy for Remote Collaboration (SHARC) framework “enables remote participants to conduct shipboard operations and control robotic manipulators.
The impacts of climate change on habitats are already evident
Woods Hole, MA – A study of 12 species of highly migratory fish predators-including sharks, tuna, and billfish such as marlin and swordfish-finds that most of them will encounter widespread losses […]
Findings are comparable to human mothers, caregivers who modify their speech to infants and children
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