Teachers’ PD Workshop, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Monday, December 13, 2010, 9:30-2:30: Research on marine mammals and squids: the uses of sound in the ocean

Presenters:  Laela Sayigh, research specialist, Biology Department: “Communication in whales and dolphins” and
T. Aran Mooney, postdoctoral scholar, Biology Department: “How squids sense sound: can they hear the predators coming?”

Hear about
– current research on marine mammal communication

– new discoveries about squids and sound underwater

– Lab tour: technology and dissection reveal squids’ hearing abilities

Registration: $30, breakfast and lunch included. Registration deadline: Dec. 8, 2009*

* contact us to register late!
Kate Madin,; or Kathy Patterson,
Directions here, more information here
Checks payable to WHOI. Sorry, no purchase orders.
Mail to: Kathy Patterson, WHOI, MS # 16, Woods Hole, MA 02543.

Discovery of Sound in the Sea New Website

The Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS) Project introduces the science and uses of underwater sound and provides easy, efficient access to timely peer reviewed content on the effects of underwater sound on marine animals.  The DOSITS team, announces the launch of a newly redesigned website ( that takes advantage of the advances in web technology since the website was originally launched in November 2002.   To receive more information about the Discovery of Sound in the Sea Project, contact Holly Morin  ( or (401-874-6414).