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Let There Be Light in the Dark Depths

Let There Be Light in the Dark Depths

June 15, 2009

Jonathan Howland has worked as an engineer for 20 years in the Deep Submergence Lab at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,…

Armed and Dexterous

Armed and Dexterous

June 11, 2009

Matt Heintz is a research engineer in the Deep Submergence Lab at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). He started his…

2,000 Batteries Under the Sea

2,000 Batteries Under the Sea

June 5, 2009

Daniel Gomez-Ibañez has been an engineer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for three years. Much of that time, he has…

Miles Under the Sea, Hanging on by Hair-Thin Fiber

Miles Under the Sea, Hanging on by Hair-Thin Fiber

June 4, 2009

Andy Bowen has been developing robotic deep-sea technology for many years, starting his career at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in…

She's Got the Whole Fleet in Her Hands

She’s Got the Whole Fleet in Her Hands

June 4, 2008

For oceanographers, going to sea isn’t as simple as driving to the dock, climbing on board a ship, and motoring…

A Warm Eddy Swirling in the Cold Labrador Sea

A Warm Eddy Swirling in the Cold Labrador Sea

September 24, 2007

Amy Bower is traveling to the Labrador Sea to install a mooring with novel carousels that will autonomously release profiling floats into passing warm eddies. She has also forged an innovative outreach partnership with the Perkins School for the Blind, including an expedition Web sight for students with visual impairments.

Summer Under Arctic Ice

Summer Under Arctic Ice

July 19, 2007

This month, an international team of scientists and engineers are exploring the seafloor of the Arctic Ocean while cruising aboard…

Following Whales Up a Creek

Following Whales Up a Creek

July 12, 2007

Michael Moore is accustomed to working solo (or nearly so) in remote places, but this was a very public endeavor.…

Don Anderson, Holding Back Red Tide

June 29, 2007

JUNE 29, 2007 The ocean is teeming with plants, and most of them are good for marine animals and the…

Chris Reddy

Christopher Reddy, Marine Chemist

June 29, 2007

Oil spills are terrible for the environment, but they also provide an excellent opportunity to study how the ocean and…