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Jeff Lord and Greg Packard (WHOI technicians) deploy the REMUS AUV. (Credit: Al Plueddemann, WHOI)

Where’s the dock?

Observing the ocean at the ends of the earth is never easy. Senior WHOI Scientist, Al Plueddemann, shares his tale of how tricky even loading a boat with equipment can be in Barrow Alaska. But, as difficult as it was, observing the ocean with a small and nimble ROV turned out to be the easiest […]

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Pete Puffin’s Wild Ride Cruising Alaska’s Currents

Pete’s Wild Ride

After falling overboard from a cruise ship, Pete Puffin spent many years voyaging the stormy seas at the mercy of ocean currents. Thanks to a collaboration between children’s book author and illustrator, Libby Hatton, and scientists from the Alaska Ocean Observing System, Pete’s story has a happy and scientifically accurate ending.

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