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Oceanus Magazine

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The story of a “champion” submersible

May 30, 2024

Alvin’s humble origins began alongside Wheaties cereal

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A cabled ocean

April 18, 2024

Internet cables on the seafloor could advance how we track changes in the Arctic

cold case

A cold case, filed

December 6, 2023

A year after East Antarctica’s Conger ice shelf collapsed, an expert uses forensic evidence to uncover what happened

Jason Underwater

3 memorable Jason Dives

September 28, 2023

Volcanoes, vents, and creatures of the deep through the lens of ROV Jason

emperor penguins and ECHO

Up close and personal

August 30, 2023

Ocean robots work alongside marine animals to study their behavior

News Releases

Jim Ledwell

Jim Ledwell Awarded Agassiz Medal by National Academy of Sciences

February 7, 2007

Oceanographer Jim Ledwell of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has been selected as the winner of the 2007 Alexander Agassiz Medal, awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Ledwell, a senior scientist in the Department of Applied […]

Four WHOI Researchers Recognized for Contributions to Science and Engineering

November 9, 2006

Four researchers have been recognized by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for their contributions to ocean sciences research and engineering. All will receive funding provided by the endowed awards to support their research over periods of three to five […]

Harmful Algal Bloom (Red Tide) Models and Forecasts to be Expanded in Gulf of Maine

October 16, 2006

A new observation and modeling program focused on the southern Gulf of Maine and adjacent New England shelf waters could aid policymakers in deciding whether or not to re-open, develop, and manage offshore shellfish beds with potential sustained harvesting value […]

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Woods Hole Engineering Team from Titanic Discovery to be Honored

July 11, 2006

The underwater research vehicle Jason Jr., which gained international attention for its exploration inside the wreck of the R.M.S. Titanic in July 1986, and its engineering team from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will be honored July 14 with the […]

Five WHOI Researchers Recognized for Contributions to Science and Education

December 14, 2004

Five researchers have been recognized by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for their contributions to ocean sciences research and education. All will receive funding provided by the endowed awards to support their research over periods of three to five […]

News & Insights

A robot lives in this Antarctic penguin colony. It’s trying to save them

May 6, 2022

Fisherman strengthen science

January 27, 2022

Fishing community and OOI scientists unite to study how the ocean is changing & what it means for global fishing industries

WHOI builds bridges with Arctic Indigenous communities

February 10, 2021

NSF program fosters collaboration between indigenous communities and traditional scientists, allowing WHOI’s autonomous vehicles to shed light on a changing Arctic

WHOI-assisted study finds ocean dumping of DDT waste was “sloppy”

October 29, 2020

An investigative report this week in the LA Times features the work of WHOI’s marine geochemistry lab in identifying the discarded barrels and analyzing samples from the discovery.

DUNEX Pilot Program map allows you to explore an intensive coastal study

July 6, 2020

DUNEX is a multi-agency, academic and stakeholder collaborative community experiment to study nearshore processes during coastal storms. Use this ArcGIS map to learn more about all the project sites along the North Carolina coastline.