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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.

sea washing onto road

WHOI on NPR: Why sea level rise varies across the world

August 22, 2019

The sea level is rising more in some places than in others. WHOI scientist Chris Piecuch explains why.

Andy Bowen

Imagining new vehicles for exploration

May 2, 2019

Andy Bowen is the kind of guy who wakes up in the middle of the night unable to go back to sleep, because he’s just too excited about a solution he’s just imagined for a new robotic invention.

Boston Harbor

WHOI Scientist Chris Reddy on NBC Boston

April 29, 2019

Boston Harbor water quality is thriving again—but Reddy discusses some potential threats on the horizon. WATCH

MIT-WHOI Joint Program Student Jessica Dabrowski with MIT EAPS graduate student Mukund Gupta, getting ready for on-deck sampling work in the Arctic.

Tracking Radium in the Arctic

April 19, 2019

Jessica Dabrowski is an ocean chemist and a second-year graduate student in the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Applied…

Meet the ChemYak!

Meet the ChemYak!

April 1, 2019

WHOI scientist Anna Michel discusses our new ocean surface robot.

Michael Moore

Michael Moore

October 20, 2014

» Chasing Bayla: Michael Moore’s quest to free a North Atlantic right whale from fishing gear (The Boston Globe, October…