What happens when a drought in Florida estuaries causes a rise in the salt levels in water? Fewer wild oysters appear on restaurant menus, for starters.
Professor Brian Helmuth weighs in on climate change.
marine science expert Brian Helmuth explains how barnacles on a recently discovered fragment of an airplane wing could help investigators determine if the debris came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Does mass consumption of the briny, melt-in-your mouth mollusks pose a danger to our coastal ecosystems? It depends on where you get your oysters from, say David Kimbro and Jonathan Grabowski, ecology experts at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center.
Mark Patterson is discussing Aquaman at a Comic-Con panel today. But yesterday he attended the pop-culture convention in a coral polyp costume, raising awareness about the dangers of microplastics in the ocean and Northeastern’s research to address the problem.
One of this year’s NSF graduate research fellowship awardees is Sara Williams, a Research Technician at the Marine Science Center and an incoming graduate student in Northeastern’s Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology PhD program.
Boston Mineral Club selected Environmental Science major Mara Scallon as the winner for their 2015 scholarship. This award will help to further her studies in the earth and geologic sciences
Environmental Science graduate Ethan Edson, S’15, presented his “Mantaray” prototype sensor at RISE:2015 this past April and earned the undergraduate award in the Engineering and Technology category.
Northeastern 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.
MSC faculty and leadership recently traveled to Capitol Hill to talk with legislators about how the impacts of climate change affect coastal cities.