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Updates From Around WHOI

WHOI Receives Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Grant for Oceanography Imaging Informatics

November 9, 2010

In a significant step toward a new era in the collection and understanding of ocean science data, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has received a grant of more than $2 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for work in imaging informatics in oceanography.

WHOI Launches Ocean Awareness Video Campaign in NYC

October 14, 2010

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has launched a video campaign on the world’s biggest stage to highlight the importance of the planet’s largest life-sustaining feature—the ocean.

The three-month ocean awareness […]

WHOI Returns to the Titanic

August 23, 2010

Nearly 25 years after WHOI first discovered the final resting place of the RMS Titanic, researchers will this week return to the site to conduct the first comprehensive survey of […]

WHOI To Mark New Lab with Groundbreaking Celebration

August 3, 2010

Equipped with an $8.1 million federal Recovery Act grant and a shovel, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will celebrate the groundbreaking of its new Laboratory for Ocean Sensors and Observing Systems (LOSOS) at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at the Clark Laboratory on the Institution?s Quissett Campus.

WHOI in Times Square

July 15, 2010

July 15, 2010

At WHOI, we are committed to understanding our planet’s one and only ocean. So committed that we’re taking our message to the streets—and where better to do that […]

WHOI Participates in Meeting Aimed at Finding Solutions to Control or Stop Oil Spill

June 17, 2010

On June 1, 2010, members of the staff of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) participated in a meeting at the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, D.C., to consider […]

WHOI Joins Consortium to Study, Minimize Effects of Gulf Oil Spill

June 14, 2010

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is partnering with two Louisiana institutions to determine the myriad impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil discharge into the Gulf of Mexico and to devise and implement possible solutions to the disaster.

Rita Colwell to speak at MIT/WHOI Joint Program Commencement June 5 at WHOI

June 3, 2010

Rita R. Colwell, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland and the Johns Hopkins University and former Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), will give the commencement address June 5 at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to the 2010 graduates of the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Applied Ocean Sciences and Engineering.

Amy Bower

WHOI’s Amy Bower Wins Unsung Heroine Award

May 18, 2010

Inspiration can come from unexpected sources. For Amy Bower, a physical oceanographer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), it was triggered by a mundane-sounding requirement entitled ?Criterion 2,? part of a standard research grant proposal to the National Science Foundation in 2004.

WHOI Selected to Operate Newest Navy Research Ship

May 18, 2010

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has been informed by the US Navy’s  Office of Naval Research (ONR) that it has been selected to operate AGOR 27, one of two […]