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Fragile Corals

Fragile Corals

As part of an ongoing collaboration, students from the Perkins School for the Blind visited the WHOI Ocean Science Exhibit…

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Team Microbe

Team Microbe

Like humans, corals are home to millions of microbes such as bacteria and algae. Here, “Team Microbe” members Matthew Neave (WHOI…

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Mad for Mud

Mad for Mud

Jill Bourque (left) and Amanda Demopoulos, scientists at the U.S Geological Survey, extract sediments from a coring device pushed into…

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In the Hot Seat

In the Hot Seat

Summer Student Fellow Ashley Grey investigates a coral’s response to rising ocean temperatures while working in the lab of WHOI…

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Next Stop: Gulf of Mexico

Next Stop: Gulf of Mexico

After a three-year major overhaul and upgrade, the submersible Alvin was in the water in November for 14 recertification dives…

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Going Up

Going Up

After helping to secure the submersible Alvin to the research vessel Atlantis, Patrick Neumann (diving) and Allison Heater (in the…

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Living Reefs

Living Reefs

An abundance of life inhabits the coral reefs surrounding Vavvaru Island in the Maldives. WHOI Scientists Konrad Hughen, Justin Ossolinski…

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Island Hopping

Island Hopping

On a recent cruise aboard Pangaea Exploration’s vessel Sea Dragon, members of WHOI biogeochemist Anne Cohen’s lab sailed across the…

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Resilient Reefs

Resilient Reefs

WHOI post-doctoral scholar Kathryn Shamberger (left) and an employee of the Palau International Coral Reef Center collect a water sample…

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Down Time

Down Time

After a trying day of bathymetric surveys, a science party from WHOI and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology…

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Proof of Concept

Proof of Concept

Matt Long sets up the prototype of his new eddy correlation hydrogen ion and oxygen exchange system (ECHOES) on Great…

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Against the Odds

Against the Odds

In the western Pacific Republic of Palau, abundant corals live in conditions that are warmer and more acidic than normal—conditions…

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A Healthy Mystery

A Healthy Mystery

Lush, diverse, healthy coral reefs in Palau are living where they shouldn’t be—under lower-than-normal pH levels that are equal to…

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Science and Poetry

Science and Poetry

Alice Alpert, a graduate student in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program, steers the 72-foot sailboat Seadragon during a cruise to the…

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A Coral Timestamp

A Coral Timestamp

MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate students Thomas DeCarlo and Hannah Barkley cover a coral colony in Palau with a bag containing…

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Painting a Soundscape

Painting a Soundscape

MIT-WHOI graduate student Max Kaplan (right) and biologist T. Aran Mooney retrieve DMONs, passive acoustic recording tools, off the coast…

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Beautiful Day for TowCam

Beautiful Day for TowCam

Teacher-at-Sea Beverly Owens captured this photo of TowCam just before WHOI engineers Erich Horgan and Ben Pietro deployed it as…

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Sound Management

Sound Management

MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student Max Kaplan finishes installing a DMON, a broadband digital acoustic recorder developed at WHOI, on…

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OceanCubes

OceanCubes

A team from WHOI led by Associate Scientist Scott Gallager and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) recently…

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