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SEA Currents: ocean twilight zone

April 24, 2019

SEA collaborating with WHOI to study the ocean’s twilight zone!

Porter Hoagland & Rene Francolini, SEA Faculty Member in Ocean Policy; Research Assistant, Govindarajan Laboratory


This morning we sailed from the Bermuda exclusive economic zone (EEZ) into the “area beyond national jurisdiction” (aka the “high seas”) in deepwater (about 5,000 meters) on the Cramer. Our progress is marked by twice-a-day collections of ocean water as well as surface and deep-ocean net tows.

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January 28, 2019

SEA & WHOI to Explore Ocean Twilight Zone

Doug Karlson,

SEA Semester

Scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will join this spring’s SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (MBC) program on a special collaboration to explore the ocean’s mesopelagic or twilight zone, further augmenting one of SEA’s most advanced scientific undergraduate programs.

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