The strength of WHOI’s science is its people and its projects.
~ Henry Bryant Bigelow, WHOI’s first director
WHOI provides rich and diverse firsthand examples of learning and adventure together in action, which has the power to inspire the next generation of scientific discoverers.
~ Christina Graham, mother of Grey (shown above with marine chemist Matt Long)
I joined the Fye Society when I was 53 years old. Not many younger people think about their estate plans; I think they should. I wanted my commitment to WHOI to be clearly understood by my executors.
~ Michele Foster, Fye Society Chair
Novel research projects are extremely difficult to get funded. Private funding makes it possible for us to undertake risky projects with greater reward.
~Nobumichi Shimizu, WHOI Scientist Emeritus
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is the world’s leading non-profit oceanographic research organization. Our mission is to explore and understand the ocean and to educate scientists, students, decision-makers, and the public.