“Under a business-as-usual scenario, emperor penguins are marching towards extinction,” says Stéphanie Jenouvrier, a seabird biologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. Her team’s research indicates that if carbon emissions remain unchecked, 80 percent of the emperor colonies could be gone by 2100, leaving little hope for the species’ survival.
WHOI biologist Carin Ashjian has been studying zooplankton aboard a German icebreaker attached to an ice floe in the Arctic Ocean. Now, she’s experiencing an additional two months on the ship, as another team of scientists go through a period of quarantining before she can be replaced. (Photo by Serdar Sakinan)
A marine chemist spends his time at home tinkering on a high-tech buoy in the basement, proving that being homebound doesn’t mean you can’t think big.
As I reached the end of April, I realized that too much of my time was getting consumed by zoom…
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is delivering gloves, masks, protective suits, and boot and shoe covers to Cape Cod Hospital to help healthcare workers deal with the Covid-19 crisis.
WHOI President Mark Abbott addresses the COVID-19 pandemic as it affects the institution and beyond
As news and information about the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to develop, you may have questions on best practices, travel, and other concerns. To address many questions on travel, self-quarantine, and related issues, we developed FAQs for WHOI employees and students.
The Board of Trustees at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) announced the formation of the Presidential Search Committee (PSC), whose members are tasked with recommending the Institution’s next president and director. Dr. Mark Abbott, current WHOI president and director, announced plans to step down at the end of 2020 at a town hall meeting on November 22, 2019.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution takes claims of a possible cybersecurity breach extremely seriously and continues to maintain the highest state…