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A curious robot is poised to rapidly expand reef research

December 1, 2021

WHOI scientists with the Coral Catalyst Team are leveraging a new, artificially intelligent robot to automate coral reef health assessments

Jaida Elcock: diversity is essential–in the marine ecosystem and in science

October 20, 2021

MIT-WHOI Joint Program student Jaida Elcock always knew she was going to work with sharks. Oceanus caught up with her to find out more about why sharks—and representation—matter.

Measuring the great migration

September 23, 2021

A bioacoustic mooring will use sound to help estimate life migrating in the ocean’s twilight zone as part of a new long-term observation network in the Atlantic

Experts Explore the Edges

July 14, 2021

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Lauren Dykman

Falling in love with deep-sea parasites

July 14, 2021

At hydrothermal vents there are body-snatchers, intestinal hitchhikers, and chest-bursters, but something about them is still alluring to Lauren Dykman

Lily Sanborn

How historic hurricanes can help predict storm intensity

June 24, 2021

Research into past hurricanes could help predict the strength of future storms, and inform infrastructure planning and emergency management decisions in southern New England

A new ocean soundscape

May 13, 2021

Combining his passions for marine chemistry and music, an MIT-WHOI Joint Program student converts data into songs that reveal the chemical nuances of the ocean.

A 3D rendering of the East Pacific Rise

Racing an undersea volcano

March 18, 2021

Using AUV Sentry to make a high-resolution, near-bottom, seafloor map before the next volcanic eruption at the East Pacific Rise

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Looking into the Future

July 23, 2020

WHOI researchers discuss various ways that ocean science and technology are enabling a deeper understanding of our blue planet

Blue shark

A tunnel to the Twilight Zone

August 2, 2019

Scientists track hungry blue sharks as they ride swirling currents down to the ocean twilight zone—a layer of the ocean containing the largest fish biomass on Earth