Rep. Dylan Fernandes, Matthew Charette and Michael Triantafyllou talk after a presentation on the Blue Economy at the State House
A group of scientists and volunteeres gathered on a dock for Shell Day last year
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SHELL DAY 2019 | August 22 & 23

Join the first coastal acidification monitoring blitz in the Northeast! Over 50 organizations will simultaneously collect water samples across New England to provide a snapshot of seawater conditions affecting shellfish and other coastal…
A long screen showing colorful ocean circulation currents, mostly blues, greens and yellows, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
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Ben Bray and Mark Stock bring 1000 Years of ocean circulation to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center!

MIT Sea Grant's web developer Ben Bray teamed-up with Mark Stock to bring a Bray's four-year art project "1000 Years" to the big screen at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.  The 60-sec computer simulation of the Meridional Overturning…
A collage of bio photos of all 69 Knauss Fellows for the 2019 cohort
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Sponsored by MIT Sea Grant, Cape Cod native will spend a year in D.C. as a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow

Cape Cod native Brianna Shaughnessy (UMass Boston) is among the 69 finalists in the 2020 class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program. Sponsored by MIT Sea Grant, the PhD candidate in Environmental Biology stood out as a strong…
Colorfully abstract painting by Nedret Andre inspired by eel grass
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Coastal Ecologist Julie Simpson gives a talk on eelgrass to kick off the Copley Square Hotel Art Square Gallery’s first exhibit, Ocean Life

MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist Julie Simpson gave a talk to kick off the Copley Square Hotel Art Square Gallery’s first exhibit, Ocean Life. Artist Nedret Andre’s seagrass-inspired art opening was held on July 18 5-7pm. Ocean Life is…
Gulf of Maine 2050 logo
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Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium Open for Registration, Abstracts, and New Sponsors

Registration is open for the Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium Nov 4-8 in Portland, Maine. Join MIT Sea Grant's Carolina Bastidas, Judith Pederson, and over 30 organizations contributing to the development of a collaborative 30-year…
Keith Ellenbogen pulls a plankton tow in from the ocean onto the Boston whale watch boat
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Science in Action - Plankton tows during whalewatch cruises in Stellwagen Bank

MIT Sea Grant led a team of scientist conducting plankton tows during whalewatch cruises in Stellwagen Bank, collecting valuable data for oceanographic researchers and providing science education experiences for the general public. Each whale…
Two hands tying knots in fishing line
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MIT Sea Grant Coastal Program increases literacy and workforce development in fisheries and coastal resources

The MIT Sea Grant Coastal Resources Program trained and educated nine interns and 1,655 students, teachers, citizen scientists, volunteers, and public groups in fisheries management, coastal ecology, and ecosystem services. MIT Sea Grant…
Drone used for coastal erosion mapping
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Student Bridges Sky & Sea through Coastal Erosion Drone Mapping

Matt Mullin, a rising senior at American University, spent his summer conducting coastal erosion research with drone technology. His project, funded by the Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium and taking place at MIT Sea Grant, will act as a…