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Three Seas and MS Marine Biology program approved for expansion

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The MSC’s signature Three Seas Program has been approved for expansion, increasing the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to participate.

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Identifying a vertical zonation “hot spot” for oyster reef restoration

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How do resource managers decide where and how to restore oysters reefs? MSC graduate student Chris Baillie’s research investigates this question.

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Antarctic co-op: Reflection

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Biochemistry major Eileen Sheehan reflects on her co-op at Palmer Station in Antarctica, where she’s conducted scientific research in the field.

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How does marine life survive climate extremes?

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MSC Assistant Professor, Tarik Gouhier, received NSF funding to develop new methods for studying how Gulf of Maine organisms respond to climate extremes.

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Two weeks under the sea with the MSC’s Liz Magee

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MSC Three Seas Coordinator and Dive Safety Officer, Liz Magee, was one of the lucky aquanauts who took part in Mission 31. Catch up with her story on NOVA.

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A tale of two foundation species

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A recent faculty publication examines the unique roles played by two co-occurring foundation species in mangrove forests, revealing that not all foundation species are created equal.

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Water in the Netherlands – Past, Present, and Future

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The UCSI’s Jen­ Mocarski reflects on her recent trip abroad as part of the Florida Earth Foundation’s US-​​Netherlands Con­nec­tion Project.

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MSC researcher assesses the impact of fishing gear on essential fish habitats

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The MSC’s Jon Grabowski quantifies the impact of fishing gear on essential fish habitats in order to inform sustainable fisheries management

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Mission 31 scientists appear on Science360 Radio

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MSC Professors Mark Patterson and Brian Helmuth speak about Mission 31 research on NSF’s Science360 network

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Oyster reefs can outpace sea-level rise

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Research by MSC Associate Professor Jon Grabowski suggests that oyster reefs can grow faster than previously thought – and faster than sea levels can rise.

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