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June 23, 2020 MIT Sea Grant Funded Research Project Update: Ocean Acidification

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through our core RFP for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. Join us on Tuesday, June 23rd from 1-3 pm for a progress update on the active research projects funded by MIT Sea Grant focusing on ocean acidification. Each principal investigator will present for 10 minutes with a brief Q&A session, followed by discussion.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Join by Zoom or watch via YouTube Live


Quantifying Acidification Levels in the US North East Coast via Machine Learning Tools
PI: Themistoklis Sapsis, MIT

Bayesian Intelligent Ocean Modeling and Acidification Prediction Systems
PI: Pierre Lermusiaux, MIT

Project Development: Multi-fidelity Modeling for Non-Linear and Multi-Valued Correlations
PI: Chrys Chryssostomidis, MIT

AQUA-MIT: Novel Computational Capability for Aquaculture Cage and Mooring System Design in Severe Seas
PI: Yuming Liu, MIT


A New Paradigm for Pervasive and Persistent Monitoring of Ocean Acidity Using a Distributed System of Autonomous Mobile Robots
PI: Dick Yue, MIT

Measuring Acid/Base Chemistry in the Extrapallial Fluids of New England’s Commercially Important Mollusks to Explore their Differential Responses to Ocean Acidification
PI: Justin Ries, Northeastern University

Making Sense of the Variability of Coastal Ocean Acidification: Potential Long-Term Impacts on the Oyster Aquaculture Industry
PI: Robert Chen, University of Massachusetts Boston