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.
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.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
Loretta Fernandez’ water quality samplers are deceptively simple: they’re providing powerful data about the contamination levels of polluted waterways.
Northeastern provost Stephen W. Director, who is also an avid diver and underwater photographer, visited the Mission 31 team at Aquarius Reef Base on Thursday afternoon.
When animals must balance the fear of being eaten with their own need to feed, their decisions affect the whole ecosystem.
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?
“To be here at the Marine Science Center and look at sustainability from an urban perspective is really unique—and so needed,” said Clark.
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.