April 14, 2014 - Land Management Choices Affect Climate
April 14, 2014 - Fire and Drought May Push Amazonian Forests Beyond Tipping Point
March 1, 2014 - Permafrost Thaw Exacerbates Climate Change
January 27, 2014 - New Maps Highlight Habitat Corridors in the Tropics
December 4, 2013 - Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels rise again in 2013.
November 15, 2013 - First detailed map of global forest change is focus of Science magazine report.
December 20, 2012 - Senior Scientist Irving Foster Brown awarded Chico Mendes Forest Citizenry Prize
November 28, 2012 - Richard A. Houghton Elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
March 23, 2012 - WHRC Supports Launch of REDD+ Preparation in Mexico.
March 7, 2012 - WHRC's Carbon Density Dataset Available on ArcGIS Online.
February 19, 2012 - Glaciers: A window into human impact on the global carbon cycle.
January 30, 2012 - The Good News About Carbon Storage in Tropical Vegetation.
January 18, 2012 - New study evaluates impact of land use activity in the Amazon basin.
January 17, 2012 - New report reviews U.S. nitrogen pollution impacts & solutions.
July 11, 2011 - Polaris Project Underway in Siberia.
June 20, 2011 - Woods Hole Research Center Board Leadership Transitions.
June 17, 2011 - Eric Davidson Named WHRC Executive Director.
April 15, 2011 - WHRC Participates in Edinburgh Declaration on Reactive Nitrogen.
February 22, 2011 - New Study Led by WHRC Illustrates Shifting Biomes in Alaska.
February 17, 2011 - New NASA Publication Profiles WHRC Project.
January 17, 2011 - Kilaparti Ramakrishna Returns to Woods Hole Research Center from UNEP.
January 11, 2011 - R. A. Houghton to Serve as Acting Director of Woods Hole Research Center.
January 11, 2011 - AAAS and Woods Hole Research Center Announce 2010 Fellow Award.
January 10, 2011 - WHRC Activities at COP16 Highlighted in Interviews and Excerpts.
August 2, 2010 – New Study Examines Effects of Drought in the Amazon.
March 22, 2010 - Center President and CEO affirms institutional scientific integrity.
February, 2010 - Center Welcomes New President and CEO, William Y. Brown.
December, 2009 - First Phase of Pantropical Forest Mapping Debuting at COP15.
December, 2009 - New study addresses “The end of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon”.
December, 2009 - Senior Scientist Scott Goetz Receives Fulbright Research Scholar Award.
November, 2009 - New study highlights rising carbon dioxide levels.
November, 2009 – New paper provides insights into cobenefits and costs of REDD.
October, 2009 - Polaris Project video now available online.
August, 2009 - Center co-authors policy briefs addressing aspects of REDD policy.
August, 2009 - Major construction completed on the Center’s Wind Turbine.
July, 2009 - International Team of Students and Scientists Departing for Month-Long Field Course in Siberian Arctic.
June, 2009 - Leading scientists and scholars send open letter to Obama Administration urging action on climate issues.
May, 2009. Woods Hole Research Institutions Announce Upcoming “Science Around the World” Diversity Events.
April, 2009. Woods Hole Research Center announces formal process for Director search.
April 2, 2009. Three leading scientific organizations based in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, announce the creation of the Woods Hole Consortium.
March 19, 2009. United States Senate confirms John P. Holdren, Former Director of the Woods Hole Research Center, to serve as director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President. Holdren also serves as Assistant to the President for Science and Technology.
May 23, 2008. Woods Hole Research Center Director John P. Holdren named Guest Professor of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
April 21, 2008. Senior scientist Daniel Nepstad to become Chief Program Officer for the environmental conservation programs of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
March 12, 2008. Over 50 scientists gathered for a workshop in Manaus, Brazil, to discuss research needed to avoid catastrophic change in the Amazon.
February 15 , 2008. WHRC scientists offer first datasets for National Biomass & Carbon Dataset.
February 15, 2008. Scientists expand understanding of how river carbon impacts the Arctic Ocean.
January 25, 2008. Director John P. Holdren is the featured essayist in the January 25th issue of SCIENCE.
December 19, 2007. Woods Hole Research Center's Eric Davidson Named Project Scientist for NASA's LBA-Eco Program.
December 7, 2007. As part of a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Woods Hole Research Center has released a study entitled Linking Climate Policy with Development Strategy in Brazil, China, and India.
November 30, 2007. Woods Hole Research Center Releases Four Key Reports to Further REDD Discussions at Upcoming UN Climate Change Conference.
November 20, 2007. Woods Hole Research Center debuts first-of-its-kind image mosaic that will strengthen global forest monitoring from space.
October 2, 2007. The Woods Hole Research Center announces the Polaris Project, led by Associate Scientist Max Holmes, to train future leaders in arctic research and education, and inform the public of profound changes in the Arctic due to global warming.
September 19, 2007. On Saturday, October 6, the Woods Hole Research Center will offer tours of its building as part of the Green Buildings Open House.
August 27, 2007. From September 4 to October 31, the Woods Hole Research Center and Highfield Hall will be partners in an exhibition of artwork done by schoolchildren in a remote Siberian village.
July 31, 2007. Woods Hole Research Center Director, John P. Holdren, addresses the UN General Assembly on climate change.
July 11, 2007. The National Commission on Energy Policy, co-chaired by WHRC Director, John P. Holdren, offers support to climate change legislation by Senators Bingaman, Specter and others.
June 21, 2007. Research Associate Greg Fiske recognized for poster on the Albertine Rift in Africa at the annual meeting of the North East Map Organization (NEMO).
June 7, 2007. Woods Hole Research Center scientists use remote sensing tools to study the expansion of industrial logging in Central Africa.
May 15, 2007. Studies by Woods Hole Research Center scientists demonstrate the importance of preserving tropical rainforest to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere.
May 14, 2007. Woods Hole Research Center scientists use remote sensing tools to predict bird species richness.
May 9, 2007. Understanding the Global Carbon Budget: Woods Hole Research Center scientist R. A. Houghton provides insight.
May 7, 2007. Woods Hole Research Center to hold lectures in conjunction with International Day for Biodiversity on May 22.
April 30, 2007. Seeing the Trees for the Forest: WHRC Scientists Creating National Biomass & Carbon Dataset.
April 25, 2007. Collaboration among IBM, The Nature Conservancy, and The Woods Hole Research Center to address river conservation.
April 20, 2007. Proposed policies of The National Commission on Energy Policy, co-chaired by WHRC director, John P. Holdren, would reduce U.S. emissions to 15% below current levels by 2030.
March 2 - April 28, 2007. In collaboration with Max Holmes of the Woods Hole Research Center, the South Shore Art Center will showcase original paintings by young Russian students.
February 27, 2007. “Confronting Climate Change: Avoiding the Unmanageable and Managing the Unavoidable, ” the final report of the Scientific Expert Group on Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Director John P. Holdren serves as one of the five coordinating lead authors.
December 1, 2006. New Study Examines Links Between Soy and Beef Production and Possible Futures for the Amazon.
November 17, 2006. New Report Addresses Challenges and Opportunities for the Future of the Amazon Rainforest.
November 14, 2006. Plans Proceeding for Wind Turbine on the Gilman Ordway Campus of the Woods Hole Research Center.
October 11, 2006. Senior Scientist Eric A. Davidson to Speak at the Second Annual "Bioneers by the Bay: Connecting for Change" conference, to be held at UMASS Dartmouth, Oct. 20 - 22, 2006.
October 7, 2006. Research Center participates in annual Green Buildings Open House.
September 22, 2006. Woods Hole Research Center partners with Goldman Sachs Center for Environmental Markets to measure value of avoided deforestation.
September 12, 2006. Associate Scientist R. Max Holmes extends collaborative efforts to teach high school students about global warming.
May 18, 2006. Center scientists use satellite observations to investigate photosynthetic activities across northern circumpolar high latitudes.
April 20, 2006. Boreal
North America research of Senior Scientist Scott Goetz featured
in the April 18, 2006, edition of NASA's Earth Observatory,
an online publication.
April 11, 2006. Woods Hole Research Center
scientists create satellite map to show Chesapeake
Bay urban development.
March 23, 2006. Woods Hole Research Center submits statement regarding reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries as requested by the UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties.
March 23, 2006. Scientists at the Woods Hole Research Center join colleagues to simulate future trends in deforestation, forest fire, rivers, fauna, and climate for the Amazon region.
March 10, 2006. Senior Scientist Eric A. Davidson furthers discussion of temperature, carbon decomposition and feedbacks to climate change in the journal Nature.
February 21, 2006. Woods Hole Research Center co-sponsors International Policy Workshop on Nitrogen in Paris March 8 - 10, 2006.
February 8, 2006. A new Deputy in town. Dr. Kilaparti Ramakrishna, Deputy Director of the Woods Hole Research Center accepts two-year appointment with the United Nations Division of Policy Development and Law in Nairobi, Kenya, and passes badge of office to Dr. R. A. Houghton.
February 3, 2006. "Critical Mass" poster explores the value of ecosystems and the implications of continued commercial and residential development in Southeastern Massachusetts.
January 25, 2006. Senior scientist Daniel Nepstad and colleagues use satellite data to demonstrate that rainforest parks and indigenous territories halt deforestation and forest fires.
January 24, 2006. Woods Hole Research Center hosts workshop entitled Toward Zero Net Energy Homes.
October 12, 2005. Assistant Scientist Dr. Nadine Laporte is involved in international initiatives working to assess and protect great apes and their habitats.
September 28, 2005. Associate Scientist R. Max Holmes leads the Student-Partners Project (SPP), uniting students, teachers, and scientists to advance scientific understanding of major arctic rivers.
September 16, 2005. PCI Geomatics supports the Woods Hole Research Center's "National Biomass and Carbon Dataset" for the year 2000 with a major donation of software.
September 9, 2005. John Holdren, director of the Woods Hole Research Center, will speak at the "Bioneers by the Bay: Connecting for Change" conference, October 14-16, at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth.
September 5, 2005. Using Satellite Observations to Investigate "Greening" Trends Across Canada and Alaska.
August 23, 2005. Seeing the Trees for the Forest: Woods Hole Research Center scientists create national biomass and carbon dataset.
July 19, 2005. Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest.
June 21, 2005. Leadership Transition in Place at Woods Hole Research Center. John P. Holdren became President and Director, and George M. Woodwell became Director Emeritus and Senior Scientist.
June 20, 2005. Assessing the Amazon River's Sensitivity to Deforestation. Associate Scientist Michael T. Coe completes computer model of Amazon River and floodplain interactions.
June 3, 2005. Woods Hole Research Center marks transition in leadership, as George M. Woodwell passes hands over direction to John P. Holdren.
May 2, 2005. Evaluating and Improving Innovative Green Design. The Woods Hole Research Center is tracking and publishing information on the efficiency of its high-performance building.
April 10, 2005. Innovative Participation to Bring Arctic Science into the Classroom. Scientist R. Max Holmes links children to science in the Arctic region.
March 15, 2005. World's largest rainforest drying experiment completes first phase. Surprising results of Amazonian rainforest experiment are released.
March 3, 2005. Research Center hosts delegation to explore Russian environmental and social issues.
January 31, 2005. The Woods Hole Research Center announces the hiring of three new associate scientists.
December 24, 2004. WHRC Director-Elect John P. Holdren Named President-Elect of AAAS.
December 8, 2004. Incoming director John P. Holdren co-chairs National Commission on Energy Policy, producing the report "Ending the Energy Stalemate" - A Bipartisan Strategy to Meet America's Energy Challenges.
October 2, 2004. Research Center participates in annual Green Buildings Open House
July 2, 2004. Harvard's Dr. John Holdren named new director of Woods Hole Research Center. To assume position in June of 2005.
June 22, 2004. Boston book editor-publisher Merloyd Ludington elected trustee of the Woods Hole Research Center.
April 22, 2004. Woods Hole Research Center's Ordway Campus selected among American Institute of Architects "Top Ten Green Projects."
March 25, 2004. NASA-funded researchers at the Research Center use "SLEUTH" computer model to project development in the Washington, DC - Baltimore area.
March 10, 2004. The Woods Hole Research Center's new high-performance building earns a first prize in the 2004 Northeast Sustainable Energy Association's Green Building Awards.
May 3, 2003. The Woods Hole Research Center has received a grant of $273,692 from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative's Green Buildings Program for the permitting and installation of a wind turbine at its new Ordway Campus
June 6, 2002. At the invitation of the president of Brazil, Kilaparti Ramakrishna joins world leaders in planning the forthcoming United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development.
May 30, 2002. The Woods Hole Research Center has received a grant of $226,308 from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative's Green Buildings Program for the purchase and installation of a photovoltaic array and energy monitoring system at its new Ordway Campus.
October 5, 2001. The 2001 Volvo Environment Prize was awarded to Dr. George M. Woodwell, founder and director of the Woods Hole Research Center.
February 5th, 2001. Visiting Distinguished Scientist Dr. John P. Holdren receives the 2001 Heinz Award in Public Policy.