Boston Harbor & Islands Science Symposium 2017 flyer

On April 11-12, 2017, we co-hosted the Boston Harbor & Islands Science Symposium. Participants at this event shared and learned about the latest in research and monitoring on coastal and marine ecosystems found in the Boston Harbor and islands region.

The featured keynote speakers were:

  • Dr. Anne Giblin, Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory Ecosystems Center
  • Rich Batiuk, Associate Director for Science, Analysis, and Implementation, Chesapeake Bay Program

The event also included field trips, a science cafe, panels, concurrent sessions, lightning talks, posters, and an evening program.

The full symposium program can be found here, as well as contact information for presenters and the organizing committee.

For more information, please contact Carole McCauley at c.mccauley@northeastern.edu.


The Boston Harbor & Islands Science Symposium is sponsored by Northeastern University, the National Parks of Boston, Boston Harbor Now, UMass Boston, and the Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program. Additional members of the planning committee represent the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management, US Environmental Protection Agency, and the New England Aquarium.

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