Coastal Research Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Report for the period March 1986-July 1988
Activities of the WHOI Coastal Research Center during the period of March 1986 to July 1988 are briefly described. Major activities during this period include: 1. global climate change, 2. assimilative capacity, 3. coastal instrumentation and 4. rapid response. During this period the Georges Bank book was completed and published by MIT Press. Continuing emphasis is placed by CRC on fostering interdisciplinary and multi-institutional interactions. This emphasis is implemented through support of workshops, guest investigators, speakers and students.
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Development of a "genome-proxy" microarray for profiling marine microbial communities, and its application to a time series in Monterey Bay, California Rich, Virginia Isabel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2008-09)This thesis describes the development and application of a new tool for profiling marine microbial communities. Chapter 1 places the tool in the context of the range of methods used currently. Chapter 2 describes the ...
Functional characterization and expression of molluscan detoxification enzymes and transporters involved in dietary allelochemical resistance Whalen, Kristen E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2008-06)Understanding how organisms deal with potentially toxic or fitness-reducing allelochemicals is important for understanding patterns of predation and herbivory in the marine environment. The ability of marine consumers ...
Fox-Kemper, Baylor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2003-06)Inertial terms dominate the single-gyre ocean model and prevent western-intensification when the viscosity is small. This occurs long before the oceanically-appropriate parameter range. It is demonstrated here that the ...