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Brian Helmuth

Brian Helmuth

Professor of Environmental Science and Public Policy

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Some scientists have all the fun

Some sci­en­tists get to have all the fun. Last week my col­league Joan Lynch and I made the trip up to Nahant to visit with a team of marine researchers based at […]

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Live from the seafloor, it’s Mission 31!

Last week, North­eastern researchers were joined by Provost and Senior Vice Pres­i­dent for Aca­d­emic Affairs Stephen W. Director to con­verse with audi­ence mem­bers at the Boston Museum of Sci­ence from a unique van­tage point: the bottom of the ocean at the Aquarius Reef Base off Florida’s coast.

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Take 5: A ‘Nor’Easter’ on Florida’s tropical shores?

North­eastern marine sci­ence pro­fes­sors Brian Hel­muth and Mark Pat­terson dis­cuss the deci­sion for North­eastern to join forces with Mis­sion 31, the month­long under­water expe­di­tion off the Florida coast and headed by Fabien Cousteau.

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Researchers soak up data from Mission 31

As part of a month-​​long under­water research mis­sion, grad­uate stu­dent Allison Matzelle will lead a project studying the flow of energy through one of the oldest organ­isms in the world: the giant barrel sponge.

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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

U.S. Reps. John Tierney and Katherine Clark, as well as staff mem­bers from U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Eliz­a­beth Warren’s offices, vis­ited Northeastern’s unique urban coastal research facility in Nahant on Wednesday to learn more about the inter­dis­ci­pli­nary work taking place there.

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Mission 31 to splash down on June 1

North­eastern researchers will inves­ti­gate the effects of global change on reef ecology as part of Mis­sion 31, doc­u­men­tary film­maker Fabien Cousteau’s 31-​​day under­water expe­di­tion off the coast of Florida.

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The global water crisis

In the first ses­sion of the semester-​​long Open Class­room series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplo­macy Ini­tia­tive at Tufts Uni­ver­sity, posed a chilling ques­tion: “Will water lead to war?”

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Researchers ready for historic aquatic ‘Mission’

North­eastern pro­fes­sors have teamed up with Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of famed oceanog­ra­pher Jacques Cousteau, to lead Mission-31—a 31-​​day research oper­a­tion on the ocean floor off Florida’s coast.

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Deep water data

Two new fac­ulty based at the Marine Sci­ence Center are har­vesting data from the ocean to under­stand how global change has impacted its ecosys­tems and will con­tinue to do so in the future.

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A sweet spot for coastal cities

At the first annual Sus­taining Coastal Cities con­fer­ence, national and inter­na­tional leaders began a con­ver­sa­tion on the future of fisheries.

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The secrets to success in urban design

Experts from acad­emia and the public and pri­vate sec­tors con­verged at North­eastern for a day­long sym­po­sium focused on how to design sus­tain­able cities for the future.

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Seminal conference to explore urban coastal sustainability

Hosted by the Col­lege of Sci­ence, the Sus­tain­able Cities Con­fer­ence will bring together world leaders to dis­cuss the fragile state of marine ecosystems.

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