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Profiles & Interviews

Chris Piecuch

Celebrating Pi Day with Chris Piecuch

March 14, 2024

Celebrate “Pi Day” by getting to know WHOI physical oceanographer Chris Piecuch!

Maria Pachiadaki

Our eyes on the seafloor

February 29, 2024

A Q&A with WHOI marine microbiologist Maria Pachiadaki on sampling the deep ocean with Jason

Rachel Jakuba

Happy Working in the Mud

January 11, 2024

Former MIT-WHOI Joint Program student Rachel Jakuba explains how her passion for chemistry lead to a career in environmental science on Cape Cod.


The pull of the poles

December 14, 2023

Researchers discuss their work at the ends of the earth

Sarah Johnson

Critical support for ocean innovation

November 20, 2023

Donation from Trustee Sarah Johnson supports innovative projects

Henson's mittens

A cozy crusade

October 24, 2023

The mittens of Arctic explorer Matthew Henson tell the story of hope and determination

What’s happening with AMOC?

August 3, 2023

Scientists discuss the state of the Atlantic Ocean’s ‘conveyor belt’

Recognizing Massachusetts Right Whale Day

April 24, 2023

April 24 marks the first-ever Right Whale Day in Massachusetts. WHOI biologist and veterinarian Michael Moore recently met with the resident who brought this special recognition about– and explains why it’s important to raise awareness about the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.

A man dressed in orange samples orange lava from black volcanic rock.

The predictive power of geochemistry

December 19, 2022

A WHOI researcher looks for changes in gas molecules to forecast volcanic eruptions such as Mauna Loa in Hawai’i.

From Northern California to Ocean Engineer

December 12, 2022

OOI engineer Irene Duran’s life took her from a dry, hot California town to a career where preparing for inclement weather is part of the job