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New approach to understanding climate change

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Professor Brian Helmuth, deeply involved in the Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, shares his thoughts on how looking at climate change in a different way will be helpful.

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Looking ahead: Coastal sustainability in 2015

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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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Looking ahead: Science in 2015

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Murray Gibson, founding dean of the Col­lege of Sci­ence, dis­cusses some of last year’s most fas­ci­nating sci­ence advances and what he’ll be watching closely in 2015.

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A global network for marine sustainability

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Experts from around the world recently came together at the MSC as part of a new international network of scientists dedicated to studying climate change through the lens of marine sustainability.

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Out with the generalizations: a new approach to understanding climate change

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Professor Brian Helmuth and colleagues have developed a new approach designed to avoid generalizations that fail to capture variability in nature.

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MSC faculty weighs in on “What Lights Their Fire”

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Professor Mark Patterson recently discussed his career passions at the College of Science’s first-ever “What Lights Their Fire” event.

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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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