Ever heard of an “up-call?” If you’re one of the researchers at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, it’s likely you have. Considered the primary vocalization of North Atlantic right whales, experts characterize the low-sounding thud as a...
Researchers are measuring radium isotopes from Arctic Shelves to determine how fast melting is taking place and how much the ocean’s chemistry is changing.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists use TurtleCam underwater cameras and an autonomous vehicle to follow leatherback turtles.
U.S. Geological Survey and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists find that bottom trawling whips up more sediment than river deposition.
Peristaltic pumps and handheld water quality meters aid Woods Hole Research Center scientists studying impacts of fire to Yukon River Delta permafrost.
Buoy-attached tech developed at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is helping to spot threatened baleen whales in the New York Bight.
Scientists study the effectiveness of sonar in warming oceans, zeroing in on impacts to underwater sound speeds.
A data center for the pioneering Ocean Observatories Initiative, which collects and shares data from more than 800 sophisticated instruments and a transmission network across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, is now operating at Rutgers University. The...
During the summer of 2010 to 2011, the Australian state of Queensland experienced severe flooding events despite the fact that the cyclone season was considered normal. In a release, researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution indicate that...
A study led by scientists at the University of Georgia finds that dispersants used after the Deepwater Horizon disaster limited natural oil-eating microbes.
Shifts in oceanic and atmospheric conditions helped bring the rare Galapagos penguin back from the edge of extinction over a 30-year period.
Near the East Pacific Rise, researchers find iron spewed out by seafloor vents isn’t lost to the ocean floor, helps fuel Southern Ocean phytoplankton.
Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of Washington have revealed how cracks form in glacial lakes, leading to the intense drainage of billions of gallons of water in very short amounts of time....
A study from Columbia University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute details a more complex marine phosphorus cycle in which phytoplankton play a vital part.