The Ocean Genome Legacy’s Second Annual Nahant Coastal BioBlitz came off a great success on Sunday, September 11th, with over 100 citizen scientists learning about local marine biodiversity and ecosystems.
Undergraduate Laura Goetz describes what a typical day is like working with icefish while on co-op in Professor Bill Detrich’s lab at Palmer Station in Antarctica.
Marine macroalgae – commonly known as seaweed – have long been used by humans in culinary pursuits. In recent times, biomedical uses have emerged, as well as in the development of biofuels.
A study by a team of Northeastern faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students examines the role that geography plays in how successful the spread of the invasive reed, Phragmites australis, may be.
Ocean iron fertilization for carbon sequestration is a controversial issue, and as scientists consider how iron can help combat climate change, NUSCI student contributor Shannon Jones provides a summary of the benefits and drawbacks.
MSC Director and Professor Geoff Trussell speaks about pollution and other related problems experienced by coastal cities such as Olympic host Rio de Janeiro.
The Ocean Genome Legacy recently held a BioBlitz event on Martha’s Vineyard where members of the public were engaged in collecting and identifying local organisms that could potentially be contributed to the OGL repository.
NUSCI Contributor Erica Yee examines the evolution mass media climate reporting, from the first mention of a warming world in the 1950s to the slow acceptance of the anthropogenic causes of climate change.
NUSCI Contributor Megan Pinaire shares her unforgettable co-op experience working with the US Navy’s Marine Mammal Program in southern California.
Associate Professor Jon Grabowski’s work with The Nature Conservancy and other colleagues was featured on World Oceans Day in video that was part of Microsoft’s Upgrade Your World campaign.