Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Scientific sonar spots unknown shipwreck, possibly dating to the American Revolution Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than a mile...

July 21, 2015
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Engineering News

James Cameron Donates His Deepsea Challenger Sub to Woods Hole

Marking the one-year anniversary of his record breaking solo dive to Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, explorer and filmmaker James Cameron is donating his DEEPSEA CHALLENGER submersible to the Woods...

March 27, 2013
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Monday, August 20, 2012
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New US Navy Oceanographic Vessel Will Provide Valuable New Research Tool [VIDEO]

ARLINGTON, Va.-Construction for two new research ships funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) officially got underway with a keel-laying and dedication ceremony Aug. 17 at Dakota Creek Industries...

August 20, 2012
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Friday, June 8, 2012

Scientists Discover Huge Phytoplankton Bloom in Ice Covered Waters

A team of researchers, including scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), discovered a massive bloom of phytoplankton beneath ice-covered Arctic waters. Until now, sea ice was thought to block...

June 8, 2012
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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US Department of Defense Gets a New Toy to Explore the Ocean

Hydroid, Inc. a Kongsberg Maritime subsidiary, announced today that they had delivered a new deep-diving Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for use by the...

March 7, 2012
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Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Riser Flotation Debris from Deepwater Horizon Puzzles Scientists, Provides New Insight

Shortly after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, mysterious honeycomb material was found floating in the Gulf of Mexico and along coastal beaches. Using state-of-the-art chemical forensics and a bit of old-fashioned detective work,...

January 31, 2012
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Thursday, September 8, 2011

How Much Oil Really Spilled In The Gulf Oil Disaster? [WHOI REPORT]

In this report issued by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, researches assess just how much oil and gas spilled as a result of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  Interesting to note,...

September 8, 2011
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Monday, August 1, 2011

What happened to the oil in the Gulf? WHOI answers in new study

NOTE: Last week the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute taught us about the chemical makeup of the oil plume created after the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  Today, WHOI has released more information...

August 1, 2011
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

WHOI Scientists Analyze, Explain the Chemical Makeup of Gulf Plume

(Graphic by Jack Cook, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) Taking another major step in sleuthing the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a research team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution...

July 20, 2011
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