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Teacher Workshop November 2001 “Engineering for an Extreme Environment: Open-Ocean Moorings” Mr. Rick Trask, WHOI, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department In this talk Mr. Trask, a Sr. Research Engineer, posed the problem of establishing deep moorings for instrumentation in the open ocean, and led the participants through various solutions. With demonstrations and props he…

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Teacher Workshop April 2002 “Determining the Resistance of Marine Animals to Environmental Chemicals” Dr. Mark Hahn, WHOI, Biology Department Dr. Hahn’s major research interests include receptor-mediated mechanisms of toxicity, and means of adaptation and acquired resistance to exposure to persistent organic pollutants. This presentation centered on looking at toxins in the marine environment, particularly dioxins,…

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Effects of Stratification by Suspended Sediments on Turbulent Shear Flows Villaret, C. and J.H. Trowbridge Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 96, No. C6, pp. 10659-10680, 1991 WHOI-R-91-002 Sediments suspended in turbulent flows of water over plane beds are known to influence the structure of the flows by which they are carried. Past attempts to model…

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Impacts of Human-derived Pollutants on the Coastal Environment   Presenter: Dr. Chris Reddy, WHOI Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department – Using Discarded Shotgun Shells to Study the Fate of Plastics in the Environment   Dr. John Stegeman, WHOI Biology Department  – How Animals Deal with the Sea of Chemicals   Date: May 2019   Lesson…

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Questions and Answers on Purchasing Coastal Real Estate In Massachusetts Are you considering buying property near the water? This brochure focuses on questions you should ask (and where to find the answers) as a potential purchaser of coastal real estate. This resource provides information about permitting, erosion and erosion control structures, flood insurance, and much…

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