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
MSC postdoc Torrance Hanley has co-edited a book, and co-authored one of it’s chapters, examining the interaction of bottom-up and top-down forces across ecosystems.
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.
Recent graudate Ethan Edson, who is conducting research in the Patterson Lab at the MSC this summer, has designed a sensor to detect microplastics in the ocean.
MSC Director Geoff Trussell is leading an interdisciplinary research study this summer with the goal of identifying common rules governing community organization that can be scaled up to explain broad biogeographic variation across the Gulf of Maine.
Cutting edge DNA sequencing technology has allowed MSC researchers to decipher complex phylogenetic relationships between Pacific reef-building corals.
MSC faculty and leadership recently traveled to Capitol Hill to talk with legislators about how the impacts of climate change affect coastal cities
According to MSC Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier, as our climate changes, important oceanographic processes such as coastal upwelling are projected to change also.
Peer leaders with the Marine Science Center’s Beach Sisters partnership program with Girls Inc. of Lynn were recently honored at the State House.