Dr. Juliet Simpson holds sediment core on a boat in Massachusetts.
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New Paper Explores Eelgrass Carbon Storage and Wave Intensity in Nahant

A paper published in Science of the Total Environment shows how carbon rates in a Nahant seagrass meadow correlate with wave intensity A team of researchers from the Environmental Protection Agency, Boston University, MIT, and others including…
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Visit MIT Sea Grant October 3 at the Cambridge Science Festival

MIT Sea Grant: A Tour of Lab Facilities with Robots, Test Tanks, and More Come and see robot boats, submarines and a variety of other ocean engineering projects during the Cambridge Science Festival's Climate Day! Monday, October 3, 2022 3-5…
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New Whitepapers Outline Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Marine Waters

  Recommendations of the Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Region 1) and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection The Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel (OMSAP),…
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Downriver and Out to Sea: Sea Grant Stories of Sea-Run Fish

Photo by Tim Briggs, NHSG Each spring, hundreds of thousands of river herring rush through Massachusetts coastal waters to spawn. Explore stories of sea-run fish and the Sea Grant researchers working to understand and protect these ecologically…
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MIT News | Scientists discover slimy microbes that may help keep coral reefs healthy

The bacteria scrub out nitrogen, potentially defending against certain nutrient overloads. Image: Robert Walker >> Read full article via MIT News   MIT News | Researchers at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic…
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9/24: Koch Institute 2020 Visions Webinar with MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen

A virtual celebration of 2020 Visions, the 10th annual Image Awards exhibition now on display in the Koch Institute Public Galleries REGISTER HERE Join the Koch Institute for a "lunch & learn" webinar including a…
A lobster being held over a container of many lobsters
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Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2020 American Lobster Initiative projects

Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of the Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative to address scientific and stakeholder needs associated with this important fishery.  >> Read the full article from the National Sea Grant Office >>…
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MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist and researchers from BU, US EPA, CZM, ICTA - UAB publish eelgrass article in Estuaries and Coasts

MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist Dr. Juliet Simpson worked with researchers from Boston University, US EPA, CZM, and the Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA - UAB) in Spain, to publish a recent article in the Journal of the…
Two circular wall displays of microorganisms, one with three dinoflagellates, on display, winners of 2020 Koch Institute Image Awards
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MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen & Koch Institute Image Awards

Ocean Plankton: Generating the Oxygen We Breathe | Keith Ellenbogen (MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist and Photographer), Tom Consi (Scientist) Dinoflagellates are a large diverse group of single-celled algae that are of immense importance…