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WHOI scientists recognized for outstanding achievement

Surviving extreme heat

August 19, 2021

A team led by Anne Cohen, a scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, received $1.75M in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how coral reefs survive extreme heat events caused by climate change. The multidisciplinary project taps into expertise across four WHOI departments to uncover the oceanographic and biological processes that enable corals to survive marine heatwaves.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution appoints new Chief Scientist for National Deep Submergence Facility

June 21, 2021

Woods Hole, MA (June 21, 2021) — Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), a world leader in ocean exploration, discovery and…

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Falmouth Planning Board votes to rename street in WHOI Village Campus

March 11, 2021

Oceanographer cartologist Marie Tharp to be recognized during Women’s History Month Woods Hole, MA. (March 11, 2021) – The Falmouth…

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers Honors WHOI Scientist

December 29, 2020

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers  (IEEE) elected Dana Yoerger as a 2021 fellow for the development of autonomous underwater vehicles for deep-ocean exploration and science. 

WHOI President & Director Dr. Peter de Menocal Recognized as AAAS Fellow

November 24, 2020

Dr. Peter de Menocal, President and Director of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution of has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Anne Cohen named one of Eco Magazine’s top 15 coral researchers of 2020

June 23, 2020

WHOI’s Anne Cohen glean recognition from the coral community as notable researcher for her work on the Super Reefs Initiative

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James E. Broda Receives 2019 Edward A. Flinn III Award

March 27, 2020

James E. Broda was awarded the 2019 Edward A. Flinn III Award at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 11 December 2019 in San Francisco, Calif. The award is given “for an individual or small group who personifies AGU’s motto of ‘unselfish cooperation in research’ through their facilitating, coordinating, and implementing activities.”

Anna Michel

WHOI scientist selected for industry-funded accelerator program

February 13, 2020

Anna Michel, an associate scientist and early-career researcher in WHOI’s Applied Physics and Ocean Engineering Department, has been awarded a spot in the RBR2020 cohort.

Erin Fischell tests a new autonomous underwater vehicle

Erin Fischell wins Moore Inventor Fellowship

October 15, 2019

Erin Fischell, an assistant scientist in Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has been awarded the Moore Inventor Fellowship for her work on ocean robotics.

Summer Resident

Chris Linder wins Photography Award for story on Adélie penguins

September 25, 2019

Expedition Multimedia Specialist Chris Linder wins Nature’s Best Photography Magazine’s Conservation Story Award on Adélie penguins