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Climate models suggest major changes in coastal marine ecosystems

Gulf of Maine

Cli­mate change over the 21st cen­tury will sig­nif­i­cantly alter an impor­tant oceano­graphic process that reg­u­lates the pro­duc­tivity of fish­eries and marine ecosys­tems, according to an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research team led by North­eastern University.

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Looking ahead: Coastal sustainability in 2015

BostonSkyline

The MSC Director talks about how coastal ero­sion, rising sea levels, fishery issues, and inva­sive species are some of the major issues facing urban coastal sus­tain­ability this year.

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Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Seawall alternatives prove to be fish-friendly

wetlands

MSC Postdoc Steven Scyphers investigates the ecological value of submerged breakwaters as an alternative to habitat degrading seawalls constructed to prevent erosion of coastal property.

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Better Science for Better Fisheries Management

open house

Marine science researcher Jon Grabowski works across and disciplines to come up with the best habitat management strategies for fisheries and the communities that depend on them.

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