Mark Patterson

Some scientists have all the fun

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Northeastern’s Mission 31 research team collected more than two years worth of data in just two weeks of the monthlong underwater research expedition. But even greater was all the fun they had.

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The future’s most pressing energy questions

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Top researchers, entre­pre­neurs, scholars, and pol­i­cy­makers from Mass­a­chu­setts and Switzer­land con­vened at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity on Friday for an energy summit, where par­tic­i­pants dis­cussed inno­va­tions and strate­gies to address cli­mate change and a range of other global energy challenges.

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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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An aquatic adventure resurfaces

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It’s been 12 years since research technician Sara Williams first learned of Aquarius. Now she’s getting a chance to visit it herself during Mission 31, a monthlong research dive.

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Wherefore art thou, dear zooplankton?

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Graduate student Amanda Dwyer will lead a research project in conjunction with Mission 31, a monthlong underwater expedition led by Fabien Cousteau, in which she’ll examine the dynamics of zooplankton on coral reefs.

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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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Marine researcher sticks to her roots

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As a teenager, Jen­nifer Elliott read about a con­ser­va­tion project to save the rare endemic birds of her home­land of Mau­ri­tius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean. “I was imme­di­ately intrigued by this project and wanted to meet the sci­en­tists in charge to learn more,” Elliott said. “I wanted to help.”

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We’re heading underwater

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Two Marine and Environmental Sciences professors are featured in Men’s Journal.

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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

Justin Ries

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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