Quantcast

Latest Woods Hole, Massachusetts Stories

2012-08-29 15:33:22

NASA-funded researchers are making final preparations at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Woods Hole, Mass., for an ocean-going campaign designed to shed new light on the link between ocean salinity and shifts in global precipitation patterns.

Image 1 - Mysterious Flotsam Came From Deepwater Horizon Rig
2012-01-21 04:33:16

Shortly after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, mysterious honeycomb material was found floating in the Gulf of Mexico and along coastal beaches.

d9875a5f457af14aac42aacac29eaab4
2011-04-06 09:23:43

A search team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has located the wreckage of Air France Flight 447 some 3,900 meters below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil’s northeastern coast.

184660e790b238693d2d9e570593eca0
2011-02-03 14:20:00

Until the late 19th century, New Zealand’s Pink and White Terraces along Lake Rotomahana on the North Island, attracted tourists from around the world, interested in seeing the beautiful natural formations created by a large geothermal system.

ce82684a1b746d158e52023ce39f398c1
2010-11-24 09:05:00

US scientists have discovered a unique new species of worm that feeds on plankton and has 10 slender tentacles on its head--a creature they are affectionately dubbing the 'squidworm'.

c091724b987033a105d8726cd3a9c950
2010-10-12 23:00:21

Contrary to some previous, highly publicized, reports, ocean acidification is not likely to worsen the hearing of whales and other animals, according to a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientist who studies sound propagation in the ocean.

769d244388f3da7acaa870d1d334753a1
2010-03-26 08:16:25

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is part of an international sea search operation formed to locate the deep-sea wreck site of Air France Flight 447 and to retrieve the flight recorders from the Airbus A 330.

705dae9331d49621ff833a56f45c671b
2010-03-11 07:14:59

A deep-sea robot known as the "Autonomous Benthic Explorer" and made by Massachusetts researchers has been lost off the coast of Chile.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.