Without question coral bleaching is one of the leading causes of global coral mortality. but there is another huge threat facing the world’s reefs: coral disease. MSC PhD student Rebecca Certner explains why.
A team of researchers including the MSC’s Francis Choi and Brian Helmuth recently published a study investigating thermal tolerance and climate change sensitivity in tropical marine snails.
MSC Professor Brian Helmuth weighs in on the new global climate accord, what it means, and what may be next.
MSC Professor Brian Helmuth weighs in on what is required of scientists to effectively get the word out about climate change
Research by Assistant Professor David Kimbro has found high water salinity, coupled with a conch population outbreak is the cause of a sharp decrease in oyster populations on Florida reefs.
A new study by MSC postdoc Rachel Gittman shows that living shorelines can help to ameliorate the stress imposed on coastal habitats by development and climate change.
MSC Professor Bill Detrich has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his research in Antarctica on how the changing climate might impact the uniquely-adapted icefish
According to MSC Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier, as our climate changes, important oceanographic processes such as coastal upwelling are projected to change also.
Associate Professor Justin Ries has received funding from the National Science Foundation to advance his studies on ocean acidification
MSC researchers have developed a bioenergetics framework to understand how marine organisms will deal with the stressors associated with climate change.