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WHOI scientist wrote a book on right whales’ possible extinction. Why you should know him.

Cape Cod Times 03 Dec 2021
WOODS HOLE — In the postscript to his new book, “We Are All Whalers,” >Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution whale researcher Michael Moore goes where few scientists are comfortable to go, and where most scientists take deliberate steps to avoid.

Soup, art, books, stars & Tom Rush: 11 top things to do on Cape Cod ...

Cape Cod Times 01 Dec 2021
If you're looking for entertainment that's not all about Christmas, there are still plenty of events to be part of this week. Go to a folk concert, an art exhibit, a movie ... When. 6-7.30 p.m. Friday. Where. Zoom event ... https.// ... The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will host a webinar on "From the Sea to the Stars ... .

Climate change is making one of the world's strongest currents flow faster

Phys Dot Org 29 Nov 2021
Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and UC Riverside used ... student at Scripps Oceanography and currently a postdoctoral researcher at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Study outlines challenges to ongoing clean-up of burnt and unburnt nurdles along Sri Lanka's coastline

Phys Dot Org 29 Nov 2021
"One key impact of this paper is providing actionable and relevant data and recommendations during an ongoing response," said co-author Chris Reddy, senior scientist in the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's (WHOI) Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department ... Explore further ... More information ... DOI ... Provided by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

The Current Around The Antarctic Is Speeding Up Because Of Climate Change

IFL Science 29 Nov 2021
Now, however, Dr Jia-Rui Shi of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute has helped combine satellite data with evidence from ocean floats to not only establish what is happening to these currents, but why ... Healing of the ozone hole is expected to partially balance the effects of increased global warming on wind speeds around the Antarctic ... .

Recycling of tectonic plates a key driver of Earth's oxygen budget

Phys Dot Org 29 Nov 2021
Adding to the analysis were serpentinization expert Frieder Klein and chemical thermodynamics expert Glenn Gaetani, both scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

'Twilight Zone' sea creature washes ashore after sonic boom

Democratic Underground 27 Nov 2021
Goff Tours, a professional Surf School in Laguna Beach, captured the footage. The “Ocean Twilight Zone” is described by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as a layer of water that stretches around the globe and lies about 650 to 3,300 feet below the ocean surface, just beyond the reach of sunlight ... More from Davey’s Locker. ... .

Right whale coalition calls for moratorium on wind turbines to protect endangered species

Cape Cod Times 25 Nov 2021
Mark Baumgartner, a senior scientist and marine ecologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, said in a phone interview that he understands vessel activities and associated construction can seem alarming, but said he doesn’t “envision a lot of impact” on the right whale from wind farms.

Climate Change Might Be Driving Albatrosses to Divorce

The Atlantic 24 Nov 2021
... biologist at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology, told me ... “I don’t think the birds will have time to adapt,” Stephanie Jenouvrier, a seabird ecologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution who has been independently tracking the impacts of ocean anomalies on birds, told me.

'Mantle wind' blows through slab window beneath Panama

Phys Dot Org 22 Nov 2021
Volcanic gasses are helping researchers track large-scale movements in Earth's deep interior. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists, together with a group of international collaborators, have discovered anomalous geochemical compositions beneath Panama ... Explore further ... David V ... DOI ... Provided by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ... ....

Stories for Good: Dances from Nutcracker: Community and holiday tradition

Winona Daily News 22 Nov 2021
Kathryn Bates. Growing up, two of my favorite things were ballet dance and the Christmas holiday. A perfect merger of the two, I was partial to the story of “The Nutcracker” ballet ... I landed two roles ... 5 ... 1 through Dec ... Senior scientist and director of the Center for Oceans and Human Health at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass.

Campus Connection: On goal: Junior soccer player balances three majors, remote internship

Winona Daily News 21 Nov 2021
SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY. Jacob Clements has always been fascinated by mathematics-centered problem solving. “Everything has to be right or wrong,” Clements said. “There’s an objectiveness and logic to it.” ... Retired U.S ... Senior scientist and director of the Center for Oceans and Human Health at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass.

Children’s Museum Gala features beach theme ‘Surf’s Up!’

Oakridger 19 Nov 2021
The woods were cut down and more houses went up, beaches ... One project she’s working on with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is aiming to make science accessible for the visually impaired, using sound to represent research data rather than visual charts and graphs.

Pentucket graduate recovers ocean research vehicles

Newburyport Daily News 15 Nov 2021
The vehicles were in the water when the tether connecting them to their support ship, the exploration vessel Nautilus, separated and the pair became stranded on the bottom in 2,200 meters (7,220 feet) of water, according to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Arctic researchers want to state their case before international climate change policy makers

Cape Cod Times 15 Nov 2021
A panel of Arctic researchers and policy analysts from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Woodwell Climate Research Center made the case last week at the Glasgow conference for elevating the Arctic to the forefront of the climate discussion, asking for more research ...