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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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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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Options Prices for Groundwater Protection Edwards, S.F. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 15, pp. 475-487, 1988 WHOI-R-88-012 This paper reports results from a contingent valuation study of households’ willingness to pay to prevent uncertain, future nitrate contamination of a portable supply of groundwater. Probability of future demand, change in the probability of future…

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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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Teacher Workshop November 2004 How Volcanoes Make Life Possible (at the Bottom of the Ocean) Dr. Jeffrey S. Seewald is an Associate Scientist in the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry department at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He studies the way organic and inorganic materials interact in the formation of sea-floor sediment, and the chemistry of processes…

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NOAA Live! Webinars • Wednesdays at 4 pm ET • Tuesdays at 3 pm ET – Alaska Series Features •  Different NOAA expert and topic with each webinar •  Moderated Q&A webinars with the scientists •  Geared toward Grades 2-8 •  Archive of past webinars with English captions and Spanish subtitles •  Why do we…

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NOAA Live! Webinars   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Regional Collaboration Network in conjunction with Woods Hole Sea Grant and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is offering this series on Wednesdays at 4 pm ET during the 2020-2021 school year.  We are also pleased to highlight the NOAA Live! Alaska Series, sponsored by…

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Teacher Workshop: April 17, 2015   Seals on Cape Cod, Seals as Sentinels Presenters Dr. Rebecca Gast http://www.whoi.edu/hpb/Site.do?id=585 Dr. Andrea Bogomolni http://www.whoi.edu/profile/abogomolni/   Schedule: 8:45-9:15 Arrive, pick up parking passes, and park in School St. lot, walk to WHOI Exhibit Center Breakfast: pastries, coffee, juice 9:30 – Quick introduction to WHOI, Sea Grant, and Exhibit…

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