The Boston Harbor & Islands Science Symposium, held April 11-12, brought together 200 scientists, citizens, resource managers, decision-makers, and students to share their expertise and experiences studying Boston Harbor. The Symposium featured diverse formats in which attendees could learn about what is being studied, including field trips, panels, keynote talks, a networking breakfast, concurrent sessions, […]
Scientists, including MSC Professor Brian Helmuth, are researching how to best protect and maintain the marine resources of southern China and Southeast Asia in the face of climate change and other anthropogenic impacts.
A study by a team of Northeastern faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students examines the role that geography plays in how successful the spread of the invasive reed, Phragmites australis, may be.
MSC Director and Professor Geoff Trussell speaks about pollution and other related problems experienced by coastal cities such as Olympic host Rio de Janeiro.
MSC Director Geoff Trussell recently participated in a panel to review the Boston Research Advisory Group’s report on projected climate impacts to the City of Boston, furthering the University’s goals of advancing urban coastal sustainability.
MSC faculty and leadership recently traveled to Capitol Hill to talk with legislators about how the impacts of climate change affect coastal cities
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.
Murray Gibson, founding dean of the College of Science, discusses some of last year’s most fascinating science advances and what he’ll be watching closely in 2015.
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.