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Shellfish Diseases: Current Concerns in the Northeast: Proceedings of a Sea Grant-supported Workshop Held at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on February 26, 1987

Shellfish Diseases: Current Concerns in the Northeast: Proceedings of a Sea Grant-supported Workshop Held at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on February 26, 1987 Helpful to educators and students Only available on loan from the National Sea Grant Library White, A.W. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report No. WHOI-87-13, 38 pp., 1987 WHOI-W-87-001

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Research on education: Learning by Listening to Marine Mammal Sounds

Learning by Listening to Marine Mammal Sounds Humpback whale photo courtesy of NOAA. Sept. 2018 — A Sea Grant-funded project aims to make science accessible to visually impaired students. Carla Curran, professor of marine sciences at Savannah State University, and Laela Sayigh, a biologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, worked with Kathy Patterson, the manager…

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Food Webs

Food Webs Background Food webs are dynamic and complex. Species in each trophic or feeding level rely on their prey base and in turn are critically important to the organisms that feed on them. Energy travels through the food web and steadily decreases with each trophic level it passes through as some is used for…

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Teacher Workshop November 2001

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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Marine Mammals In Our Backyard

Marine Mammals In Our Backyard Background All mammals: breathe air, give birth to live young, nurse their young, are warm-blooded, and have hair (baby whales and dolphins actually have small hairs on their rostrums (nose) when born and it eventually sheds away leaving behind small follicles). Marine mammals have a range or territory where you…

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Teacher Workshop April 2002

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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How Do Sharks Respond to Internal Waves in the Ocean?

A new study provides insight into the behavior of small sharks when encountering a common ocean phenomenon known as internal waves. These waves play powerful and still unknown roles in the exchange of heat, energy, water properties and nutrients throughout the ocean, and can change the vertical distribution …

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The Ah Receptor: Comparative Biochemistry and Possible Role as a Biomarker of Susceptibility to PHAH

The Ah Receptor: Comparative Biochemistry and Possible Role as a Biomarker of Susceptibility to PHAH Hahn, M.E., B.A. Jensen, and E.-Y. Kim In: Endocrine Disruptors in the Marine Environment: Impacts on Marine Wildlife and Human Health. Proceedings of the Atlantic Coast Contaminants Workshop, pp. 120-126, 2000 WHOI-R-00-012 Halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (HAHs) are ubiquitous contaminants of…

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