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WHOI scientists win awards

August 7, 2019

Two WHOI scientists were among 82 distinguished scientists to receive accolades from the AGU, and another WHOI scientist was elected an American Meteorological Society (AMS) fellow for 2020.

Dan Zitterbart

ONR’s Young Investigator Program Honors Zitterbart

November 19, 2018

March 19, 2019 The Naval Research (ONR) recognized 25 awardees of the 2019 Young Investigator Program (YIP), which included Daniel Zitterbart, who was recognized for the Development of Next Generation Automatic Surface Whale Detection System for Marine Mammal Mitigation and Distribution Estimation. The Young Investigator Program was established in 1985, and is one of the nation’s oldest…

Matt Charette and Ken Buesseler

2019 Martin Award Honors Charette and Buesseler

June 19, 2018

March 19, 2019 The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography presents the John H. Martin Award to one paper each year that has led to fundamental shifts in research focus and interpretation of a large body of previous observations. Matt Charette and Ken Buesseler are among the co-authors for the award for the…

Jim Ledwell

Jim Ledwell Selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society

October 17, 2017

Jim Ledwell, Emeritus Research Scholar at the Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), has been named a 2017 Fellow of The Oceanography Society (TOS). The society noted his many achievements, in particular his “seminal contributions to the understanding of oceanic mixing,” as the reason for his selection. “I am honored and humbled by this recognition.” said…

Andone Lavery

WHOI Scientist Selected 2017 Recipient of Walter Munk Award

August 10, 2017

The Oceanography Society proudly announces that Dr. Andone C. Lavery has been selected as the 2017 recipient the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea. Dr. Lavery is an Associate Scientist with Tenure in the Department of Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Loral O'Hara

WHOI Research Engineer Selected for NASA Astronaut Program

June 7, 2017

Research Engineer Loral O’Hara was introduced today at Johnson Space Flight Center as a member of NASA’s most recent class of astronauts. O’Hara was one of just 12 to be selected from an applicant pool of more than 18,300 — the largest number NASA has ever received.

Don Anderson

Don Anderson Selected for Prestigious Ketchum Award for Coastal Research

April 3, 2017

Senior Scientist Don Anderson will receive WHOI’s prestigious 2017 Bostwick H. Ketchum Award, which honors an internationally recognized scientist who demonstrates an innovative approach to coastal research, leadership in the scientific community, and who forges a link between coastal research and societal issues.

Stan Hart

Stan Hart Receives AGU’s Highest Honor

December 15, 2016

Stan Hart, WHOI scientist emeritus, has been awarded the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) highest honor, the William Bowie Medal. The Honors Tribute was held on Wednesday, 14 December 2016, at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

Henry Dick

WHOI Geologist Henry Dick Named AAAS 2016 Fellow

November 23, 2016

Henry Dick of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon association members by their peers.

Mak Satio

WHOI Scientist Receives Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Award

November 10, 2016

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation selected Mak Saito, a biogeochemist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), as one of eight awardees of a 2016 Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry grant.