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WHOI Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Science Symposium, Open House

January 1, 2005

The Institution will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2005 with a series of activities ranging from an Anything-But-a-Boat Regatta in August to a public open house and science symposium in September. Speakers from 15 institutions and agencies will address six themes at the symposium: Air-Sea Exchange, Climate Change, Life in the Ocean, Mid-Ocean Ridges, Observing the Ocean, and Ocean Circulation. The full symposium program is posted at Other WHOI 75th anniversary activities will include publication next summer of a book, Down to the Sea for Science, on the Institution.s history and MIT/WHOI Joint Graduate Program commencement and related festivities September 23 and 24 following the symposium. A public open house is planned for September 10. For more information about the Institution’s 75th anniversary visit the 75th Anniversary Web site.