Woods Hole

  • Woods Hole Group addresses environmental problems worldwide focused on engineering and environmental challenges from the deep ocean, the coastal zone, and into wetland and terrestrial environments. The company has proven the ability to evolve and sustain a business incorporating marine technologies for more than 30 years.
     
    Headquartered in Falmouth, Mass., Woods Hole Group has satellite offices in Dover, Del.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Houston, along with partners in 20 nations. Woods Hole Group focuses on water and sediments, and works in diverse environments from the deep ocean, through beaches and estuaries, and into wetlands, rivers and the terrestrial setting. Specialties include: coastal engineering and geology; numerical modeling; physical oceanography; real-time metocean rig, buoy and moored systems; field installation, operation and maintenance services; climate change vulnerability assessments and sustainability; and ecological risk/impact assessment and remediation planning. Expertise is applied to perform measurement programs for offshore energy, and operate port and harbor monitoring systems. The company also supports coastal infrastructure, including shore protection projects, dredging and dredged material management/disposal, site assessments, as well as remediation and habitat restoration including sustainable living shorelines.
     
    Woods Hole Group focuses on applied ecology and sustainability; coastal sciences, engineering and planning; and oceanography and measurement systems. Ocean observations are at the heart of Woods Hole Group’s technology profile, including real-time data for safe and efficient marine operations. Teams design, build, deploy and operate meteorological/oceanographic buoys, moorings and platform-based systems. The WatchDog metocean system improves data quality and reduces maintenance costs. Woods Hole Group contracts with individual port operators and NOAA to measure water level, current speed, water quality and bridge air gap to ensure safe navigation and improve maritime commerce. Archived data provide the basis for engineering design criteria and scientific data analysis. Woods Hole Group has proprietary software to turn raw data into the information required by maritime decision-makers. As a turnkey engineering company for coastal infrastructure (beach nourishment, coastal structures, wetlands restoration and dredging), numerical models are applied to understand existing conditions and optimize engineering designs. Modeling technologies are offered for tidal current circulation and water quality, wave generation and transformation, sediment/contaminant transport and fate, and storm surge/sea level rise simulations. Water/sediment sampling and testing technologies also are applied to characterize ecological impacts and risks.
     
    The group maintains metocean instrument and hardware equipment for lease; measurement systems testing and integration laboratory and facility; field sampling and testing equipment; machine shop and mooring/buoy assembly shop; and Beowulf networked computing cluster for high-performance parallel numerical simulations.
     
    Email: cmorey@whgrp.com
    www.woodsholegroup.com
     
     
    (As published in the July/August 2016 MTR100 edition of Marine Technology Reporter)
  • Dr. Mark Abbott, President & Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) ... "Helping to bring 'these exquisite solutions' to scale"The editors of Marine Technology Reporter are pleased to share that Dr. Mark Abbott, President & Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institutio

  • Elliot Company's Springfield, Ohio operation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, has been awarded a contract to supply a thruster to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, Mass. The unit, which is the fourth Elliot White Gill Thruster contracted by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

  • A new 1,000-seat double-ended ferry will soon be sailing the waters between Woods Hole and Martha's Vineyard, Mass., replacing the Islander, which has been making the run for more than half a century. The yet-unnamed ferry, whose contract design was recently completed by Seattle's Elliott Bay Design

  • One of the world's largest manufacturers of professional natical electronic charts, NAVIONICS, of Woods Hole, has developed a new credit card-size electronic chart module called the NAVIONICS Microchart. The Microchart uses the latest memory card technology and employs "flash memory" devices which

  • Rapp Hydema provided Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) a CTD winch for its new research vessel R/V Alucia, which is being managed and financed by Beta Maritime.  Rapp’s TBW-520E-T90 winch accommodates 7,000m of .322 Rochester Fiber-Optic cable, plus 100 ft. of 2.25-in. synthetic tether.  It has

  • accommodating the individual requirements of each deployment, the manufacturer said. AML marked the release with a delivery to the U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Sciences Center, Mass. www.amloceanographic.com (As published in the November/December 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter

  • , as traditional sampling methods fail to identify fine-scale distributions while accounting for changes in environmental gradients. Now, a group of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers and engineers have developed an innovative new system for sampling small planktonic larvae in coastal

  • HVAC system. Circle 56 on Reader Service Card Vessel Name Flying Cloud Type High-speed catamaran ferry Builder Derecktor Shipyards Owner The Woods Hole & Martha's Vineyard Steamship Authority Delivered a week ahead of contract schedule, of Flying Cloud, a new Derecktor 134 ft. (40

  • IV is the second oldest in a fleet of 15 research vessels used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The ship, based in Woods Hole. Mass., normally conducts fisheries and oceanographic studies in the Gulf of Maine. Georges Bank, and the continental shelf/slope from Southern

  • Gladding Hearn teamed to construct a similar size vessel for the University of New Hampshire in 1992, and have a similar 60 footer on the way for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Temporary electrical cables can be installed safely along a system of conduits and wire trays that run between the wheelhous

  • from multimillion-dollar research vessel contracts involving provision of varied deck machinery, Rapp also won a key ROV winch contract with UNOLS member Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in 2012.  This winch, with Active Heave Compensation (AHC) and other technological advances, will be sea trialed soon.  Rapp

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