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The Shark Cam

A tough little REMUS-100 underwater vehicle was outfitted with several cameras by a team at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and captured some amazing footage of Great White Sharks doing what they do best.

Underwater Camera Films Dramatic Great White Shark Attack in HD: VIDEO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Since the public interest seems to turn to sharks this time of year, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute shared a video they shot last year from a submersible SharkCam they were using to film Great White Sharks which will make...

Terrifying: Watch A Shark Attack A Video Camera

3 weeks agoOdd : Geekologie

This is a video from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute of a great white shark attacking the video camera that was meant to study them. It's terrifying how it just comes out of nowhere to attack. Which is exactly why I want you to sign this petition to fill the oceans with concrete. Show More Summary

Great White Shark Attack Captured From Every Possible Angle

Video: Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute recorded this video of great white sharks fiercely attacking their SharkCam, an autonomous underwater vehicle with several cameras inside pointing at different directions. It shows how they attack their prey in Guadalupe Island, Baja California, Mexico. More »      

Stunning great white shark footage

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Absolutely breathtaking great white shark footage captured by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers using their SharkCam underwater drone near Mexico's Guadalupe Island. Read the rest

Ten Great Ships from the History of Ocean Exploration

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Research vessels come in all shapes and sizes for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Over the past eight decades, the research institute has purchased smuggling ships, converted troop carriers, commissioned deep sea drillers, and built a catamaran out of surplus pontoons. Read more...

This what a hunting great white sharks looks like

With Discovery Channel's famed Shark Week starting up this Sunday, it's once again time to unabashedly indulge in some shark voyeurism. Enter researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, who deployed a torpedo-shaped robot equipped with six GoPro cameras into the waters off the west coast of Mexico. Show More Summary

Shark vs. Robot

3 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(vimeo link) The REMUS "SharkCam" is a specially-equipped robotic underwater photographer. The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution sent one out to track and record sharks. What they found out was that the SharkCam, as youth as it is, resembled something a shark might want to eat. Show More Summary

See What It's Like To Be Hunted By A Shark -- From the POV of a Seal

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last year, a research team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution deployed a robotic "SharkCam" off the coast of Mexico's Guadalupe Island to film great white sharks in the wild. But the sharks had other ideas. Read more...

Researchers Made A Shark-Stalking Robot — Then The Sharks Turned On It

Last November, scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Ocean Systems Laboratory took an autonomous shark-stalking robot to Guadalupe, Mexico to track and film great white sharks. Two weeks ago, they released the footage, and it looks as though the stalker became the stalkee. Show More Summary

Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers

Thought to dwell mostly near the ocean's surface, Chilean devil rays (Mobula tarapacana) are most often seen gliding through shallow, warm waters. But a new study by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and international colleagues reveals that these large and majestic creatures are actually among the deepest-diving ocean animals. read more

Emperor penguin population in peril due to vanishing ice

Disappearing sea ice in Antarctica is putting emperor penguins at risk of extinction, researchers warn. "The population is declining," Hal Caswell, senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and an author of a new study in Nature Climate Change, said. Show More Summary

Gulf of Maine uniquely susceptible acidification

A recent study led by Aleck Wang, a chemical oceanographer from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has identified the Gulf of Maine as outstanding in an unfortunate way—more susceptible to pressures of ocean acidification than any other region along the eastern seaboard and Gulf of Mexico. Ocean acidification may not be a familiar term for many, […]

Deep Sea UV Implodes in Kermadec Trench

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) says its deep sea unmanned submersible 'Nereus' has gone missing 10km down while exploring one of the world's deepest spots – the  Kermadec Trench,

An $8 Million Robot Sub Just Sank 6 Miles to the Bottom of the Sea

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute has announced that its hybrid ROV, the Nerus, was lost over the weekend and is unrecoverable, having sunk to the bottom of the 10,000 meter Kermadec Trench. Read more...

Research sub lost to the briny deep

4 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

The Nereus, an unmanned research sub operated by scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, imploded on Saturday. The sub was pushing the limits of its design, exploring an area of the Kermadec Trench off the coast of New Zealand, almost 30,000 feet below the surface. Show More Summary

Nereus confirmed lost

In 2009, Nereus was the new $5 million hybrid-transformer-multipurpose-all knowing-swiss army knife of deep-sea research from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.  Nereus, primarily funded by NSF ( with smaller contributions from the Office...Show More Summary

Humpback whale populations share core skin bacterial community

Humpback whales share a simplistic skin bacterial community across populations, according to results published March 26, 2014, in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Amy Apprill from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and colleagues. Show More Summary

New research shows elevated mercury from in-ground wastewater disposal

As towns across Cape Cod struggle with problems stemming from septic systems, a recent study by a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientist focuses on one specific toxic by-product: mercury. In a study of local groundwater,...Show More Summary

Land Joins WHOI as General Counsel, VP for Legal Affairs

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has appointed Christopher Land to be its General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Affairs. Land assumes his post on March 3.

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