Researchers soak up data from Mission 31

“Sponges bring in a lot of energy from their sur­round­ings, yet their growth rate is almost zero,” said Matzelle, a grad­uate stu­dent in the lab of Brian Hel­muth, pro­fessor of marine and envi­ron­mental sci­ence.


Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

“To be here at the Marine Sci­ence Center and look at sus­tain­ability from an urban per­spec­tive is really unique—and so needed,” said Clark.

David Kimbro

Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

Oysters, the Brady Bunch and value meals, oh my! Find out what North­eastern Uni­ver­sity ecol­o­gist David Kimbro has to say about it.


Better science for better fisheries management

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


Antarctic co-op: The mission

Eileen Sheehan blogs about her second co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica under the supervision of William Detrich, a marine biology and biochemistry professor at Northeastern.


MSC Graduate Student Wins Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Congratulations to Dan Blustein, a graduate student in the Ayers Lab at the MSC, for winning a Dissertation Completion Fellowship!

Tarik Gouhier

Using synchrony to connect the dots

Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier and a colleague have developed a new statistical package, featured in the Journal Methods of Ecology and Evolution.


Mission 31 to splash down on June 1

Nine miles off the coast of Key Largo, Fla., and 63 feet beneath the waves lies the world’s only under­water research lab: Aquarius. “There’s no place like it on earth,” said Mark Pat­terson.


Life lessons from counting phytoplankton

Today’s post was generously contributed by Samantha Wessel, an undergraduate biology major who’s currently on co-op at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass.


Marine researcher sticks to her roots

Now a doc­toral can­di­date in the lab of pro­fessor Mark Pat­terson at Northeastern’s Marine Sci­ence Center, Elliott is con­tin­uing her quest to pre­serve the Mau­ritian environment.

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