A drawing of the artificial reef structures just off of a coast with houses.
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Artificial Reef Designed by MIT Engineers to Protect Marine Life, Reduce Storm Damage

Artificial reef designed by MIT engineers could protect marine life, reduce storm damage The sustainable and cost-saving structure could dissipate more than 95 percent of incoming wave energy using a small fraction of the material…
A shipping container on the water at sunset
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A Carbon Tax for Shipping: Theory and (Possible) Practice

Please join us at MIT Sea Grant  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 1:30-2:30 pm 12 Emily Street (NW98), Cambridge, MA 02139   A tax on carbon emissions is widely perceived (by economists) as the most efficient way to reduce carbon…
A group of students sitting for a presentation with a female speaker in front of a screen displaying a picture of the MIT campus
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Hosting students from Oslo, Norway, at the MIT Sea Grant Design Lab for reduced carbon shipping emissions

The MIT Sea Grant Design Lab worked with Marsoft, an independent advisory group focusing on the maritime industry, to host students and faculty from Norway on October 16th. The students from the Oslo Handelsgymnasium – one of the largest…
Two salinity maps showing gradients of mostly yellows and reds
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Machine Learning Reduces Uncertainties in Ocean Forecasts

Using a new machine learning (ML) framework that fuses multi-fidelity data in space and time, researchers at MIT Sea Grant have been able to forecast temperature and salinity fields in Massachusetts Bay and beyond. This ML approach combines…
Dixia Fan, PhD, holding two 3D printed penguins, the Guardians of the Intelligent Towing Tank, which he is standing in front of

Protected: MIT Sea Grant Fluid Dynamics Expert Dixia Fan (PhD ’19) Wins De Florez Award

The Robotic Intelligent Towing Tank for Self-Learning Complex Fluid-Structure Dynamics After six years of working with MIT Sea Grant Director Professor Michael Triantafyllou–culminating in a novel intelligent towing tank design – Dixia…