Recent Submissions

  • The ocean twilight zone’s role in climate change 

    Buesseler, Ken O.; Jin, Di; Kourantidou, Melina; Levin, David S.; Ramakrishna, Kilaparti; Renaud, Philip (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2022-02)
    The ocean twilight zone (more formally known as the mesopelagic zone) plays a fundamental role in global climate. It is the mid-ocean region roughly 100 to 1000 meters below the surface, encompassing a half-mile deep belt ...
  • Value beyond view: illuminating the human benefits of the ocean twilight zone 

    Hoagland, Porter; Jin, Di; Holland, Michael; Kostel, Ken; Taylor, Eric; Renier, Natalie; Holmes, Mark (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2019-12-12)
    The twilight zone is a fundamental part of the ocean ecosystem, playing an important role in carbon sequestration and marine food webs and supporting the natural function of many planetary processes. Ecosystem services ...
  • Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale 

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, / (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2019)
    The North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered whales in the world. Only about 411 remain. This report from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) examines the top three threats facing the North Atlantic ...
  • Understanding Sea Level Rise: An in-depth look at three factors contributing to sea level rise along the U.S. East Coast and how scientists are studying the phenomenon 

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, / (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2019)
    Sea levels in many areas across the global ocean are rising. Based on early measurements, we know that modern rates of global sea level rise began sometime between the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Since the turn ...