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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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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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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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3Qs: Why time is now to link science, ocean policy

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MSC professor Brian Helmuth, has co-authored a paper in Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.

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Nature Climate Change publishes MSC faculty’s paper

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MSC Professor Brian Helmuth recently co-authored a paper about science integration into US climate and ocean policy

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Higher temperatures may mean more productive seaweed in some locations

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Does temperature matter to a seaweed? Research by Helmuth Lab graduate student Nicholas Colvard suggests that it does – with tide cycles and climate change as important factors to consider.

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Some scientists have all the fun

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Mission 31 sported some pretty serious science – but MSC researchers and their colleagues certainly had some fun as they took to the depths in the name of science

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Northeastern seeks federal support for urban coastal sustainability research

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An article on the cover of today’s Globe features the Marine Science Center, and focuses on how Northeastern is working to poise itself in the forefront of urban coastal sustainability research.

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