Brian Helmuth

Live from the seafloor, it’s Mission 31!

Mission 31 at the Museum of Science

Last week, Northeastern researchers were joined by Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Stephen W. Director to converse with audience members at the Boston Museum of Science from a unique vantage point: the bottom of the ocean at the Aquarius Reef Base off Florida’s coast.

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Take 5: A ‘Nor’Easter’ on Florida’s tropical shores?

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For the next two weeks fac­ulty, stu­dents, and staff from North­eastern University’s Urban Coastal Sus­tain­ability Ini­tia­tive and led by pro­fes­sors Mark Pat­terson and Brian Hel­muth are taking part in Mis­sion 31.

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Researchers soak up data from Mission 31

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As part of a month-long underwater research mission, graduate student Allison Matzelle will lead a project studying the flow of energy through one of the oldest organisms in the world: the giant barrel sponge.

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Mission 31 to splash down on June 1

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Northeastern researchers will investigate the effects of global change on reef ecology as part of Mission 31, documentary filmmaker Fabien Cousteau’s 31-day underwater expedition off the coast of Florida.

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A cold, snowy winter doesn’t mean climate change isn’t real

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As we get ready to face another winter storm, and are still warming up from a frigid January, there are plenty of people questioning the validity of climate change.

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The global water crisis

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Less than 0.1 per­cent of the planet’s water is avail­able for safe use, and chal­lenges cen­tered on H2O form the nexus of some of society’s most pressing envi­ron­mental issues.

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Communicating climate change

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Brian Helmuth’s work was recently featured in International innovation.

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Researchers ready for historic aquatic ‘Mission’

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North­eastern researchers are teaming up with Jacques Cousteau’s grandson to reignite the famous oceanographer’s sin­gular vision.

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Deep water data

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Urban coastal sus­tain­ability becomes an ever more pressing con­cern as more than half of the world’s pop­u­la­tion flocks to its shores—the places where cities thrive.

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Seminal conference to explore urban coastal sustainability

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The majority of the world’s cities lie on a shore­line, and by 2020, two-​​thirds of all Amer­i­cans are expected to reside in coastal cities.

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Posted in Advisories, Marine and Environmental Sciences