Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,

at Woods Hole, Mass.; est. 1930. In addition to oceanographic research, it conducts important work in meteorology, biology, geology, and geophysics. Its facilities include laboratories and several oceangoing research vessels, including the research ship Atlantis and the submersible Alvin, which discovered the wrecks of the Titanic and Bismarck. Woods Hole is also the site of the U.S. Marine Biological Laboratory and the U.S. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries Biological Laboratory and Aquarium.
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"Our research provides one of clearest examples of climate change leading to the collapse of an entire civilization," Liviu Giosan, the member of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution team visiting Pakistan between 2003 and 2008 and afterwards developing a time line of the landscape of the Indus Valley based on satellite images, told LiveScience while commenting on the 2010 floods in Pakistan.
The AIVL at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution maintain sa suite of 3D camera rigs for in-air and underwater use -and owns several GD-463D10E 3Dmonitors that are used for mobile presentations and internally for reviewing footage.
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, said emissions from deforestation and bur ning of fossil fuels had increased levels of CO2 in the atmosphere by almost 40% above pre-industrial levels.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the Regional Technology Development Corp.
CONTACTS: Climos, www.climos.com; International Maritime Organization, www.imo.org; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, www.whoi.edu.
"If the observation proves true about the krill at 3000 m," writes Peter Wiebe of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts (who's currently on a different research expedition), "then it shows how little we really understand about how the ocean ecosystem is structured and functions."--Emily Sohn
"It would produce winters twice as cold as the worst winters on record in the eastern United States in the past century," says Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Robert Gagosian.
In this lavishly-illustrated 6x6"book on our nearest neighbor in the cosmos (and a few other moons), Carlowicz, a science writer/editor with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, holds forth knowledgeably on the science, and mythological, religious, and popular culture associations with the moon.
As a marine geologist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, Humphris often works aboard a submersible named Alvin.
According to Oceanus, the magazine of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, it could even "possibly inhibit wild oyster restoration efforts by restricting the search for disease-resistant wild oyster strains."
The research was conducted by Swedish scientists working in collaboration with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.