Marine biology major Elizabeth Podbielski received a grant to attend a conference that focuses on the key ocean issues of our time including marine pollution and climate-related impacts.
Work by Professor Brian Helmuth and many colleagues from around the world using robomussels to track climate change was featured in the Science section of the New York Times.
Tiny robots have been helping researchers study how climate change affects biodiversity. Developed by Northeastern University scientist Brian Helmuth, the “robomussels” have the shape, size, and color of actual mussels, with miniature built-in sensors that track temperatures inside the mussel beds.
Students in Northeastern’s Three Seas program go for a dive at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center campus in Nahant, Massachusetts, on Sept. 8, 2016.
Associate Professor Jon Grabowski’s work with The Nature Conservancy and other colleagues was featured on World Oceans Day in video that was part of Microsoft’s Upgrade Your World campaign.
As far as unique work environments go, underwater is at the front of the pack. Marine scientists literally submerge themselves in a vast ecosystem to gain a better understanding of the organisms that live there.
Senate Democrats are three times more likely to follow science-related Twitter accounts than their Republican peers, according to a new study led by Professor Brian Helmuth.
Professor Brian Helmuth discusses the role of global warming in large wildfires around the world.
Three pioneering MES faculty have spent decades making robots that conduct research across the globe.
On Thursday night, the Marine and Environmental Sciences department celebrated the accomplishments of its 2015-2016 graduating class.