Navigating the Cape Cod Region’s Blue Economy

Woods hole
Woods Hole

Rachel Carson Park

Enjoy views of the island ferries, research vessels and recreation boats. Woods Hole is a very special part of the Cape Cod region.


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Woods Hole: World-Class Science Happens Here

Ocean science and technology are at the heart of Woods Hole. Welcome to the site of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), and the NOAA Fisheries Service – as well as ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard. Students and professionals from around the world conduct research on climate, ocean life, coastal science, and more.

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