Profiles & Interviews

chris linder portrait

An eye for adventure: Chris Linder

November 20, 2019

Photographer Chris Linder on assignment in Resolute Bay, Canada for the Live from the Poles project. (Photo by Mike Carlowicz)…

Robin Littlefield

Exploration Enabler: Robin Littlefield

November 13, 2019

WHOI engineer Robin Littlefield is on a mission to increase the reach of science through the development and operation of autonomous underwater vehicles.

Julie Huber and Bill Nye Science Guy

WHOI’s Julie Huber on Science Rules! with Bill Nye

November 7, 2019

Searching for the limits of life: Taylor Heyl

November 7, 2019

A deep-sea biologist discusses her search for life in the deepest parts of our ocean, and why WHOI is the place she has chosen to carry out her research

The “sub” text of 45 years at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

October 30, 2019

Rick Chandler is a senior submersible engineer and administrator for the Alvin Group at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, where he’s worked for more than 45 years.

How do you study marine metamorphosis?

October 22, 2019

Kirstin Meyer-Kaiser is a marine benthic ecologist, whose primary research focus is on how invertebrates establish themselves along the seafloor.

The hive mind behind a swarm of submersibles

October 16, 2019

The vastness of our oceans demands extensive study methods. Erin Fischell, an assistant scientist in the Department of Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, has been experimenting with a swarm of autonomous underwater vehicles that aim to both minimize cost and maximize the scope of scientific assessment at sea.

Berhard Peucker Ehernbrink

River Detective: WHOI scientist studies river chemistry around the world

October 2, 2019

Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink has been studying rivers around the world as part of the Global Rivers Observatory network to observe how natural and human-caused environmental changes affect the composition of river water over time.

WHOI weighs in on climate change report

September 27, 2019

Rick Murray, WHOI Deputy Director and Vice President for Research, weighs in on the IPCC’s special report on the ocean and cryosphere in a changing climate.

Michael Moore

After 33 years, Michael Moore is still free to be curious at WHOI

September 26, 2019

Michael Moore is a senior scientist and director of the Marine Mammal Center at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.