Two incoming PhD students have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships to conduct their research at the Marine Science Center in Nahant.
A panel of stakeholders, including U.S. congressmen and university researchers, discussed the threats facing coastal communities and the best practices for keeping them secure.
Steven Scyphers, a postdoctoral researcher at the Marine Science Center, has won the Best Paper of the Year award for 2013 from American Fisheries Society.
Marissa McMahan, a lobsterwoman turned scientist, is devoting her dissertation research to documenting the ecological impacts of Black Sea Bass range expansion into the Gulf of Maine. She’s turning to crowdfunding to help fund her research.
Waterfront homeowners’ efforts represent hundreds of thousands of miniature conservation projects. Understanding how they tick is essential to urban coastal sustainability efforts, according to post-doctoral research fellow Steven Scyphers.
Steven Scyphers, a post-doctoral researcher at Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass. is researching how to better manage shorelines and coastal fisheries. He was a guest of #sciencechat on October 2, 2013.
Oyster reefs and sandy beaches have historically bordered many picturesque coastlines. But in an effort to prevent erosion, coastal developers are increasingly replacing these living shorelines with rocks and seawalls.