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Effects of Stratification by Suspended Sediments on Turbulent Shear Flows

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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Historic Shipwreck Management: Meeting of Experts

Historic Shipwreck Management: Meeting of Experts Hoagland, P. 23 pp., 1992, $3.00 WHOI-W-92-001 There has been spectacular growth in the demand for and resource value of submerged cultural resources such as historic shipwrecks. The pace at which technology is providing access to submerged cultural resources appears to have outstripped institutional abilities to ensure resource conservation.…

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Study Provides Measurement of Nitrogen Removal by Local Shellfish

Towns along Cape Cod and the Islands are looking to shellfish not only as tasty culinary treats, but also for help cleaning up waters degraded by excess nitrogen in the region. While nitrogen is essential for all plants and animals, too much nitrogen in ponds and waterways—often caused by fertilizer runoff and septic tanks—can fuel…

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Bay State Aquaculture Projects Get Green Light from National Sea Grant Program

Two new grants to the Woods Hole Sea Grant program totaling more than $650,000 will support research aimed at expanding aquaculture production in Massachusetts. The projects won funding as part of a national strategic investment in aquaculture by the NOAA Sea Grant Program. “The United States is one of the world’s leading seafood consumers, yet…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Awards Funds to Six New Coastal Projects

The Woods Hole Sea Grant program has awarded researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and other Massachusetts academic organizations funds for six new projects. The awards represent a total anticipated research investment of nearly $1.5 million over the next two years from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other non-federal matching funds. “We are proud…

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