The Marine Science Center’s outreach program designed to help underserved school-aged girls develop scientific inquiry and citizenship skills was honored Monday by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
The 2015 “Huntington 100” list has been announced.
It is widely known that rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide are making the oceans more acidic, but how much have the oceans changed since the Industrial Revolution, and what impacts are these changes having on creatures inhabiting the ocean? Associate Professor Justin Ries is looking to rock-forming ‘coralline’ algae to answer these questions.
Benjamin Moran, S’18, has been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The scholarship includes a 10-week paid internship working on a research project under the guidance of a NOAA mentor.
The Marine Science Center’s outreach program offers a way for students to take what they’re learning in the classroom and see it firsthand.
College of Science student Margaret DiGiorno has received an Honorable Mention, with a stipend of $350, in the 2015 competition for the Udall Scholarship.
At the annual College of Science co-op expo, some two dozen students discussed their co-op experiences at companies, research institutes, and labs from as near as Northeastern’s campus and as far as London, Madagascar, and Australia.
Climate change over the 21st century will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, according to an interdisciplinary research team led by Northeastern University.
College of Science professor Brian Helmuth and a group of international researchers recently published a review paper in Climate Change Responses calling for a new approach to understanding and predicting the impact of climate change.
Many of the principal issues facing coastal sustainability in 2015 are ones the field has been dealing with for some time, says Northeastern’s Marine Science Center Director Geoff Trussell.