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A 2,000-year-old skeleton has been found on ancient shipwreck

The first human remains have been discovered amidst the debris of a well-known Greek shipwreck. According to a news release issued by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the skeleton was found on August 31, 2016 at the site of the Antikythera Shipwreck which has been dated to about 65 B.C. Show More Summary

Underwater soundscape may offer clues to coral health and aid reef conservation

A new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study, published on August 23rd in the online journal...Show More Summary

Study finds increased ocean acidification due to human activities

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Oceanographers from MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution report that the northeast Pacific Ocean has absorbed an increasing amount of anthropogenic carbon dioxide over the last decade, at a rate that mirrors the increase of carbon dioxide emissions pumped into the atmosphere.

Study finds increased ocean acidification due to human activities

Oceanographers from MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution report that the northeast Pacific Ocean has absorbed an increasing amount of anthropogenic carbon dioxide over the last decade, at a rate that mirrors the increase of carbon dioxide emissions pumped into the atmosphere.

The sound of a healthy reef

A new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study, published on August 23rd in the online journal...Show More Summary

New York's acoustic buoy detects first whale species

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Last month, an acoustic monitoring buoy was put in place in the New York Bight, listening out for sounds from some of the world's largest mammals. A joint project between the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Wildlife Conservation...Show More Summary

First whale detected by newly deployed acoustic buoy in New York Bight

A new acoustic buoy recently deployed by scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and WCS's (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium to listen for some of the world's biggest animals in the New York Bight has detected its first whale species, and it's a really big one. read more

Scientists will eavesdrop on New York whales to help save them

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) New York Aquarium and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will be working together to listen to whales near New York. To do this, they are deploying an acoustic monitoring buoy to...Show More Summary

Researchers Capture Rare Footage of Thousands of Red Crabs Swarming Close to the Sea Floor

5 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In April 2015, a research team from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) captured absolutely mesmerizing, terrifying and incredibly rare footage of thousands of red crabs swarming just above the ocean floor of Hannibal Bank Seamount near the coast of Panama. The team had not been looking for the crabs specifically, but instead the entire ecosystem […]

Watch Thousands of Tiny Crabs Stampede Across the Sea Floor

Crab stampede! Run! (Photo: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute) Counting up octopi and tailing sea turtles is all in a day's work for ocean biologists. But last year, biodiversity researchers off the coast of Panama were thrilled toShow More Summary

RV Neil Armstrong Arrives in Woods Hole

The research vessel Neil Armstrong arrived to its home port at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) dock for the first time Wednesday, escorted by the

“ProteOMZ” Surfaces Findings in Low Oxygen Ocean Waters

Dr. Mak Saito from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, along with his research team have just returned from a 22 day expedition, called “ProteOMZ”, aboard Schmidt

Autonomous underwater vehicle provides new insights into shark behaviour

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It's not easy studying sharks. With most observations being made from the surface we know almost nothing of the predator's behavior below the waves. The REMUS SharkCam AUV and the team at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute are starting...Show More Summary

3rd US Ocean Acidification Principal Investigators Meeting, 9-11 June 2015, Woods Hole, MA

The 3rd US Ocean Acidification Principal Investigators Meeting took place June 9-11, 2015 at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, MA. The meeting, which was organized by the OCB Ocean Acidification Subcommittee (OCB-OA) and the OCB Project Office and funded by NSF Biological Oceanography, convened 107 scientists who are currently working on funded […]

Shark vs. Robot

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

In laymen’s terms they built a shark-chasing robot. You can guess what happened next… The back story is a little more reputable. I recently attended the Center for Marine Robotics meeting at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and learned about a very interesting robot. Show More Summary

Manufactured PANIC: projected Antarctic ice shelf melting “may surpass intensities associated with ice shelf collapse”

From the WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION and the “worse than we thought” department, comes this breathless press release that doesn’t even mention the name of the study somehow manages to spin model results into a future frenzy worse that if the ice shelves just collapsed. New study projects that melting of Antarctic ice shelves will…

Scientists develop unique tag for tracking jellyfish and squid

12 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

How do you tag a jellyfish? It may sound like a metaphor for frustration, but it's a question that's occupying a team of scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). The team has developed a new technology called Integrated...Show More Summary

Radiation in the Ocean

Image: The spots monitored for Fukushima radiation by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The West Coast of the United States seems under siege by negative environmental news: earthquake predictions, oil spills, drought, critically...Show More Summary

James Cameron's Deepsea Challenger Damaged In Transit

last yearGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 2012, James Cameron made history when he became the third person to visit the Mariana Trench. After the trip, he donated his submarine, Deepsea Challenger, to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The institution was in the process of loaning the vehicle out when it caught fire while in transit. http://io9.com/james-cameron-... Read more...

How WCAI turned a coffee shop into a public radio satellite studio

The motto of Coffee Obsession in Woods Hole, Massachusetts is “Coffee. Internet. Art.” But now, the coffee shop just down the street from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution can add some new words to its blue wooden sign: “Public...Show More Summary

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