As ocean temperatures rise due to climate change, marine organisms have two options: adapt to warmer conditions or relocate to cooler, higher latitude waters.
A new study by recent MSC graduate student Kylla Benes illustrates how Southern California kelp canopies shape underwater communities by reducing competitive interactions and preventing settlement of other brown algae.
Second year PhD student Robert Murphy has turned his passion for recreational fishing into a dissertation project documenting the health, diet, and habitat use of a popular Massachusetts game fish, the striped bass.
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.
Professor Brian Helmuth, deeply involved in the Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, shares his thoughts on how looking at climate change in a different way will be helpful.
The MSC Director talks about how coastal erosion, rising sea levels, fishery issues, and invasive species are some of the major issues facing urban coastal sustainability this year.
MSC graduate student offers genetic evidence indicating that distinct regions of a coral colony perform different functions.
MSC professor uses modeling and field testing to understand how environmental & ecological processes shape ecosystems across scales in space & time.
Murray Gibson, founding dean of the College of Science, discusses some of last year’s most fascinating science advances and what he’ll be watching closely in 2015.
Experts from around the world recently came together at the MSC as part of a new international network of scientists dedicated to studying climate change through the lens of marine sustainability.