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HABCAM

HABCAM

A towed underwater vehicle equipped with cameras, sonar, and sensors paints vivid portraits of life on the seafloor.

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The Man Who Opened Our Ears to the Ocean

The Man Who Opened Our Ears to the Ocean

Over his long career at WHOI, Bill Watkins pioneered new instruments to collect sounds of whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals. That treasure trove will now be archive in the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

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Dolphin Assist

For scientists studying marine mammals in the wild, data-logging tags are invaluable tools that allow them to observe animals’ movements…

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Carousel Feeding

Orcas coordinate their movements, and possibly communicate, as they herd schools of herring into tight masses and then slap their…

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A 3-D Underwater Soundscape

A 3-D Underwater Soundscape

It was the largest oceanographic field experiment in the 76-year history of  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Most research projects employ…

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