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The Quest to Map Titanic

The Quest to Map Titanic

Bill Lange was aboard Knorr in 1985 when the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution research vessel brought back the first grainy…

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WHOI Sponsors Ocean Observatories Event in New Bedford

The New Bedford Whaling Museum is the backdrop for a free community event “Pioneering New Ocean Science Frontiers” on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., co-sponsored by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership. The Whaling Museum is located at 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, Mass.

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The Ghost Mooring

Teacher Juan Botella, who participated in a research cruise in the Southern Ocean, describes the recovery of a decade-lost mooring.…

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The Ghost Mooring

The Ghost Mooring

Just before leaving for a long-awaited vacation, Scott Worrilow came in to work on a Monday morning in April 2011,…

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WHOI Hosts Tours of the Research Vessel Knorr

On Sunday, August 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will host a free community event featuring a rare opportunity to tour the oceanographic research vessel Knorr. The ship is best known as the one used in the discovery of the wreck of the Titanic and of the first hydrothermal vents. Visitors to the event will also be able to attend talks by one of Knorr’s former captains and scientists who have used it to study the world’s ocean..

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Advanced Imaging Lab Assists in Location of Thunder Bay Shipwrecks

When a group of five high school students embarked on Project Shiphunt, an expedition in search of lost shipwrecks, in May in Lake Huron, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Advanced Imaging and Visualization Lab (AIVL) was there, surveying and capturing 3D footage of the finds. The work was conducted as part of Project Shiphunt, an initiative developed by Sony and Intel Corp and led by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).

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