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New Web site for Brooklin Boat Yard

Brooklin Boat Yard of Maine is pleased to announce a different type of launching than what the public has come to expect from this custom yacht builder.

As of this past spring, sailors, boaters and wooden-boat enthusiasts can learn more about Brooklin (Maine) Boat Yard by visiting the new Web site,

Two new directors

at Woods Hole Institution

An international red tide expert and a leading researcher in mid-ocean ridge volcanism and hydrothermal processes have been named directors of two Ocean Institutes at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Biologist Donald Anderson was to become director of the Coastal Ocean Institute July 1, and Marine Geologist Daniel Fornari was to become director of the Deep Ocean Exploration Institute June 1. Laurence Madin and William Curry will continue as directors of the Ocean Life Institute and Ocean and Climate Change Institute, respectively.

Anderson is a senior scientist in the biology department and heads the institution’s US National Office for Marine Biotoxins and Harmful Algal Blooms. Fornari is a senior scientist in the geology and geophysics department, and is the chief scientist for deep submergence.