Mark Patterson

The future’s most pressing energy questions

Sanjeev Mukerjee

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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