Professors Brian Helmuth and Mark Patterson are leading the scientific research during the latter half of Mission 31. Read about their motivation for taking part in this incredible event.
If fish are vocal creatures, can their prey hear them? And if so, how do they react?
Natural habitats are known to provide a range of “ecosystem services” that benefit not only the marine species that live there, but also their human neighbors.
Sara Williams, a research technician in the marine and environmental science lab of Mark Patterson, will lead a study on the gastrovascular system of corals as part of Mission 31.
To get a better sense of zooplankton’s behaviors and habits, Dwyer will be spearheading one of four Northeastern-led scientific projects during Mission 31.
“Sponges bring in a lot of energy from their surroundings, yet their growth rate is almost zero,” said Matzelle, a graduate student in the lab of Brian Helmuth, professor of marine and environmental science.
“To be here at the Marine Science Center and look at sustainability from an urban perspective is really unique—and so needed,” said Clark.
Oysters, the Brady Bunch and value meals, oh my! Find out what Northeastern University ecologist David Kimbro has to say about it.
Marine science researcher Jon Grabowski works across disciplines to come up with the best habitat management strategies for fisheries and the communities that depend on them.
Eileen Sheehan blogs about her second co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica under the supervision of William Detrich, a marine biology and biochemistry professor at Northeastern.