According to research by MSC Associate Professor Jon Grabowski and colleagues, the ability of oyster reefs to promote denitrification, thereby removing excess nutrients, likely depends on the habitat setting in which they are found.
A team of researchers, including three MSC faculty, have quantified the relationship between physical and biological factors influencing oyster distribution and abundance in the South Atlantic Bight.
Undergraduate Mariah Livernois is moving on to life’s next chapter, but not before capturing one of Northeastern’s top awards for co-op students
Benjamin Moran, S’18, a marine biology major, has been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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.
Associate Professor Jon Grabowski has written a piece for Wired UK‘s “The World in 2015″ edition about oysters and how they may be able to help curb climate change.
How do resource managers decide where and how to restore oysters reefs? MSC graduate student Chris Baillie’s research investigates this question.
The MSC’s Jon Grabowski quantifies the impact of fishing gear on essential fish habitats in order to inform sustainable fisheries management
Research by MSC Associate Professor Jon Grabowski suggests that oyster reefs can grow faster than previously thought – and faster than sea levels can rise.