Consortium research

Home » Projects


There are several projects that members of the Woods Hole Consortium are working on. Below are some of the examples of this collaborative research.

Saltmarsh Study

Zoe Cardon, MBL senior scientist, Stefan Sievert, WHOI associate scientist, and Anne Giblin, MBL senior scientist, received funding from the National Science Foundation to study of the role of sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in salt marsh nitrogen and carbon cycling....MORE


Directors and scientists from the Woods Hole Consortium are in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week to speak on the impacts of climate change on interlocking ocean, air, land, and polar ice ecosystems—whose fates are inextricably linked—at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15). ...MORE

The Woods Hole Center for Oceans and Human Health

An assemblage of top researchers working to improve the public health through enhanced understanding of how oceanic processes affect the distribution and persistence of human pathogens and toxin producing organisms. ...MORE

Palmer Station Long Term Ecological Research Project

A long-term study based on the Antarctic Peninsula, where rapid climate change is affecting the food chain from phytoplankton to penguins. ...MORE

The Liquid Jungle Laboratory

A three-year assessment of how widespread deforestation of tropical watersheds has altered the function and ecological services of the mangrove forests situated between land and sea. The study is headquartered at the Liquid Jungle Laboratory on the Pacific Coast of Panama. ...MORE

Influence of land use on watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry at the Amazon agricultural frontier.

Based in Brazil, this project addresses the globally important issue of the effects of tropical deforestation on the quality of fresh waters in the Amazon basin area. ...MORE

The MBLWHOI Library

A premier science library featuring digital access to a wide variety of reference materials and journals, as well as a unique collection of print serials and rare books. ...MORE