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From Oceanus Magazine

Heidi Sosik and Rob Olson, biologists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, developed a device called the Imaging FlowCytobot, an automated underwater microscope that reveals plants and animal life in the ocean. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Articles written in WHOI’s Oceanus Magazine that include Heidi. Oceanus highlights research and scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in news, features, and interviews written by magazine staff.



Long-term Study Focuses on New England Ocean
2017: Research to explore abundant, rapidly changing ecosystem

Building an Automated Underwater Microscope
Sept 2005: A conversation with biologist Heidi Sosik

The New Wave of Coastal Ocean Observing
Jan 2005: Shore stations and seafloor nodes provide connections for long term studies of coastal processes

New Ways to Analyze Ocean Imagery
Dec 2010: Moore Foundation grant sparks ocean imaging informatics initiative

Cytobot Gives Early Red Tide Warning
Sep 2008: Automated underwater microscope detects unexpected harmful algal bloom

A Green Thumb for Ocean Microbes
May 2015: Growing marine bacteria in the laboratory is a challenge

WHOI Scientists Feature in ‘Women in Oceanography: A Decade Later’
Feb 2015: 13 scientists from WHOI featured in this issue which reviews the progress made over the last 10 years in addressing barriers to career advancement for female oceanographers.

New Laboratory Opens at WHOI
Aug 2012: ‘Green’ building, Laboratory for Ocean Sensors and Observing Systems (LOSOS), provides space for ocean observatory initiatives.

 Beneath Arctic Ice, Life Blooms Spectacularly
Jun 2012: Pools of water atop ice act as lenses to focus sunlight

WHOI Scientists Garner Awards in 2013
Dec 2013: WHOI Scientist award winners in 2013 including the NASA Group Achievement Award for work on the ICESCAPE project

Light in the Ocean
SeaWiFS ocean color image cred by Heidi Sosik from data provided by Goddard DAAC.

Ceramics Meets Marine Biology at WHOI
Mar 2013: Art students visit scientists for information and inspiration

Shedding Light on Light in the Ocean
Dec 2004: New research is illuminating an optically complex environment

Revealing the Ocean’s Invisible Abundance
Oct 2004: Scientists develop new instruments to study microbes at the center of the ocean food web

Little Things Matter A Lot
Mar 2005: Overlooked in the ocean until the 19702, cyanobacteria are among Earth’s most important organisms.

Imaging FlowCytobot in Oceanus Magazine