As ocean temperatures rise due to climate change, marine organisms have two options: adapt to warmer conditions or relocate to cooler, higher latitude waters.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Brian Helmuth and colleagues have developed a new approach designed to avoid generalizations that fail to capture variability in nature.
Two undergraduates have received the Provost’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Award to conduct research at the MSC.
Fear of predators can change prey behavior, shaping entire ecological communities. But MSC research suggests that the impact of predators on their prey may change with temperature.