Research by MSC graduate student, Chris Newton, about the invasion of the red algae Heterosiphonia japonica has been published in PLOSone. This species, native to the western North Pacific, is making headlines across the northeastern United States where it is wreaking havoc on shorelines, in fishing gear, and in intertidal communities.
How carbon, nitrogen, phosphates, and other environmental conditions fluctuate has an impact on the presence and abundance of marine algae and their herbivorous predators according to the thesis of recent Masters graduate, Val Perini.
The species that live on our coasts provide benefits that most of us are unaware of.
Dan Blustein is a marine biologist working on his PhD at Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center in Nahant. He is also a College of Science Twitter Ambassador.
According to research by Professor Geoff Trussell, scientific modeling can help scientists understand how prey estimate and react to the risks of predation
The College of Science would like to invite you to take part in a “virtual welcome day” Saturday, February 16, 2013. The event kicks off at 12 p.m., and will continue throughout the day, highlighting each of our programs.
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.
Oyster reefs and sandy beaches have historically bordered many picturesque coastlines
In the Pacific Northwest, beach grass communities often create sand dunes that mitigate coastal erosion and flooding risks stemming from rising sea levels caused by climate change.
A new study featured in Science suggests that coral may be able to recover from disaster.