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Meet the Class of 2005-2007

Meet the Class of 2005-2007

August 26, 2005

Nine U.S. Navy officers are pursuing graduate degrees in the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science and Engineering through a special arrangement between the institutions.

Double Duty for Ensign/Student Allison Berg

Double Duty for Ensign/Student Allison Berg

August 26, 2005

Ensign Allison Berg won the first Pittenger Fellowship for naval officers in MIT/WHOI Joint Program. In collaboration with WHOI Research Specialist Eugene Terray, Berg will conduct a field experiment using Sonic Detection and Ranging (SODAR) systems to study winds near the ocean?s surface.

Rambling Atop an Active Volcano to Detect Telltale Rumbling Within It

Rambling Atop an Active Volcano to Detect Telltale Rumbling Within It

May 18, 2005

With machete in hand and 60 pounds of satellite receiver and tripod on his back, Jeff Standish looked up into the lush tropical brush that covered the volcano, up a steep escarpment, and up again to the summit 3,000 feet above sea level. Then he turned to Rhea Workman, a graduate student in the WHOI/MIT Joint Program, and said, “We’re going up where?”

MIT/WHOI Graduate Leads the World's Tsunami Awareness Program

MIT/WHOI Graduate Leads the World’s Tsunami Awareness Program

March 30, 2005

Kong, a 1990 graduate of the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science and Engineering, was one of the first people in the world to learn the magnitude of the underwater earthquake off the coast of Indonesia.