It is widely known that rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide are making the oceans more acidic, but how much have the oceans changed since the Industrial Revolution, and what impacts are these changes having on creatures inhabiting the ocean? Associate Professor Justin Ries is looking to rock-forming ‘coralline’ algae to answer these questions.
Benjamin Moran, S’18, a marine biology major, has been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Moran was one of 150 students nationwide to receive the scholarship this year.
Associate professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences Rebeca Rosengaus was mentor to a Goldwater Scholarship winner, Theo Bowe. Bowe was working on co-op in her lab on a project investigating whether female moths can anticipate the immunological needs of their offspring and pass along factors that would help them build immunity.
Environmental Science major Ethan Edson’s efforts to develop a novel microplastic sensor was showcased at the annual RISE Expo 2015.
Marine biology major Lauren Josephs was featured in a recent article about the annual College of Science co-op expo. Josephs completed the Three Seas Program and went on to co-op with MSC Postdoctoral Researcher Steven Scyphers.
By the end of the 21st century, climate change will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, Northeastern researchers report in a new paper in Nature.
Lauren Josephs was awarded the Provost’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Award in December 2014. In her application, Josephs wrote about, “Assessing stakeholder attitudes towards coastal landscape management.” Josephs’ mentors are Professors Steven Scyphers and Jonathan Grabowski. Here is a portion of what she submitted for the award about her research: “Healthy shorelines exist as one of […]
Benjamin Moran was awarded the Goldwater Fellowship in December 2014. Moran, a Marine Biology major, is mentored by Professor Bill Detrich. Here, he writes about his research experience: “I’m certain that the several research opportunities I’ve had in my time at Northeastern helped my Goldwater application stand out. This previous summer, I spent 4 months […]
Experts from around the world recently came together at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center as part of a new international network of scientists dedicated to studying climate change through the lens of marine sustainability.
Associate Professor Justin Ries has been awarded a 10-month fellowship-in-residence to research the impacts of ocean acidification on marine shell-builders.