Jessica Dabrowski is an ocean chemist and a second-year graduate student in the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Applied…
Spray gliders cruising from Miami to Woods Hole are collecting ocean measurement data that hurricane forecast modelers can use to improve storm intensity forecasts.
WHOI biologists and physical oceanographers combine expertise to reveal a place in the ocean where some tuna are born.
WHOI scientists discovered precisely how ocean acidification affects coral skeletons’ a factor that will help scientists predict how corals throughout the world will fare as the oceans become more acidic.
The expansion of the New York metropolitan area’s harbor over the decades has led to big but hidden changes in tidal flows that have environmental impacts.
Rainforests have been dubbed the Earth’s lung, but like us, our planet has two lungs. The second one is the ocean.
The Red Sea also has several characteristics not seen in other oceans: extremely warm temperatures, high evaporation rates, odd circulation patterns, and a rare current that sometimes disappears in winter.
What if you wanted to observe what microbes in the ocean are doing? First, you lure them into your field of view.
Some corals are less vulnerable to ocean acidification. Can the offspring from these more resilient corals travel to other reefs to help sustain more vulnerable coral populations there?
In 1968, two esteemed scientific institutions launched an unorthodox academic experiment: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography and Applied Ocean Engineering. This year, it celebrated its golden anniversary.