Latest News for: Woods hole oceanographic institution

Edit

Warming Gulf of Maine is making heat waves worse

Bangor Daily News 11 Aug 2022
by Christopher Burns ... A new study, published in the journal Communications Earth and Environment, led by Massachusetts-based Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, co-written by the University of Maine and funded by the National Science Foundation, found that the past century of warming has reversed nearly 900 years of cooling in the Gulf of Maine.
Edit

Rapid warming in the Gulf of Maine reverses 900 years of cooling

Phys Dot Org 08 Aug 2022
Whitney is a NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow in the Physical Oceanography department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and earned her Ph.D. at Iowa State University, where the research presented in this paper began ... "It was very satisfying revisiting my Ph.D ... Nina M ... Provided by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Edit

Climate change has reversed 900 years of cooling in the Gulf of Maine

Bangor Daily News 08 Aug 2022
That’s the finding of a new study, published in the journal Communications Earth and Environment, led by Massachusetts-based Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, co-written by the University of Maine and funded by the National Science Foundation.
Edit

$100K gift to help University Park students enjoy field trips, afterschool activities

Worcester Telegram 05 Aug 2022
After securing the funding, Fithian immediately began thinking of field-trip ideas for students, including taking them to Woods Hole to the Oceanographic Institute, St ... get kids down to Woods Hole, see how they do real biological research down there, and stay overnight,' " St.
Edit

New England's high tides are getting higher. How 'sunny day' flooding could impact you.

The Herald News 05 Aug 2022
"Literally out my window, we're seeing it," said Christopher Piecuch, a physical oceanographer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Cape Cod ... In many locations, flood days could become the "new high tide," according to William Sweet, a NOAA oceanographer.
Edit

Weddell seal moms sacrifice diving capacity to provide iron to pups; climate change could add vulnerability

Phys Dot Org 02 Aug 2022
Seals have much greater iron loads than terrestrial mammals because the seals need those proteins to carry oxygen in their bodies, says Michelle Shero, assistant scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's (WHOI) Biology Department and lead author of the paper ... Explore further ... Michelle R ... DOI ... Provided by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Edit

New ropeless fishing technology, which can help save whales, tested off N.L.

North Shore News 02 Aug 2022
ST. JOHN'S, N.L ... Michael Moore, a biologist with the U.S.-based Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, said in an interview he first discussed ropeless fishing 43 years ago in Newfoundland with the late biologist Jon Lien ... 2, 2022 ... .
Edit

Japan must end plan to pollute Pacific Ocean

China Daily 28 Jul 2022
It once again reveals the conscienceless nature of the Japanese government ... Japan's decision-makers have chosen to proceed with their plan without sufficient consultations with related parties and international institutions ... West Coast within two years, said Ken Buesseler at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Falmouth, Massachusetts ... .
Edit

Commentary: Japan must end plan to pollute Pacific Ocean

People Daily 28 Jul 2022
It once again reveals the conscienceless nature of the Japanese government ... Japan's decision-makers have chosen to proceed with their plan without sufficient consultations with related parties and international institutions ... West Coast within two years, said Ken Buesseler at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Falmouth, Massachusetts ... .
Edit

Xinhua Commentary: Japan must end plan to pollute Pacific Ocean

China.dot.org 27 Jul 2022
by Xinhua writer Ye Shan ... Japan's decision-makers have chosen to proceed with their plan without sufficient consultations with related parties and international institutions. The Pacific Ocean does not belong to Japan ... West Coast within two years, said Ken Buesseler at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Falmouth, Massachusetts ... Enditem .
Edit

Scientists to set sail in search of Bering Sea's stormy past

Phys Dot Org 27 Jul 2022
"Learning about the past is the only way to confront the future effectively," said associate professor Chris Maio of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute ... The collaborative research is being led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, with the University of North Carolina Wilmington also involved.
Edit

Toothy tales: A very incomplete history of sharks on Cape Cod

Cape Cod Times 27 Jul 2022
Sharks make headlines all the time on Cape Cod these days, so I started to wonder. have they always been in the news? That led me to the awesome Sturgis Library's digital newspaper archive, an incredible resource for Cape Codders who enjoy taking a look at local history ... Editor's note ... 2 ... Reporter's note ... Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution study ... Mr ... .
Edit

Revealing 99% of the ocean floor: WHOI's submersible Alvin reaches new depths

Cape Cod Times 26 Jul 2022
On July 21, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's human-occupied submersible Alvin reached a record-breaking depth of 6,453 ...
Edit

Human-occupied submersible makes historic dive by reaching a depth of 21,325 feet

Interesting Engineering 23 Jul 2022
On Thursday, the human-occupied submersible Alvin made history when it successfully reached a whopping depth of 21,325 feet (6,453 meters), achieving the deepest dive ever in the 58-year history of the storied submersible, by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
Edit

HUMAN-OCCUPIED SUBMERSIBLE ALVIN MAKES HISTORIC DIVE

Longview News-Journal 22 Jul 2022
Anthony Tarantino (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), pilot); Fran Elder (WHOI, mechanical engineer); and Mike Yankaskas (NAVSEA) ... "The Office of Naval Research is proud of its history with Alvin and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and looks forward to future discoveries and innovations ... SOURCE Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Most Viewed

In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and Taiwanese President President Tsai Ing-wen arrive for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
AP / Taiwan Presidential Office
×