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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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Administrative Discretion in the Management of Outer Continental Shelf Minerals Hoagland, P. In: Farrow. R.S. (ed.), Managing the Outer Continental Shelf Lands: Oceans of Controversy. Ocean Policy Studies, 18 pp., 1991 WHOI-R-91-003 Mineral developers face varying kinds of risks and uncertainties associated with the exploration, development, and production of minerals from a marine deposit. These…

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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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Teacher Workshop November 2003 “Right Whale Ecology at the Intersection of Science, Technology, and Conservation” Dr. Mark Baumgartner is an Assistant Scientist in the Biology department of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He studies the foraging behavior and ecology of whales, and the formation and location of the patches of plankton that whales feed on. In this…

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