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 seagrass meadow correlate with wave intensity With a team of researchers from the Environmental Protection Agency, Boston University, MIT, and others as far as…
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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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MIT Sea Grant Announces First STREAM Funded Projects

  STREAM Grants program kicks off with documentary filmmaking, water quality monitoring, robotics, and microplastics research August 30, 2022 —  This May, MIT Sea Grant launched a new grants program open to a diversity of Massachusetts…
Eight NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellows' headshots.
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NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program Awardees Announced

August 18, 2022 (Halle Meltzer, NOAA Sea Grant) – Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries are pleased to announce the 2022 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipients. Seven population and ecosystem dynamics fellowships…
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Massachusetts Fellows Focus in on Microplastics and Seabirds

MIT Sea Grant and Woods Hole Sea Grant jointly announce two fellows with new Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship August 8, 2022 — Last August, MIT Sea Grant and Woods Hole Sea Grant announced a new fellowship program to…
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NOAA’s Sea Grant and Disaster Preparedness Programs help address disaster impacts and recovery with three new projects

Dale Oakley Jr., Assistant Director of Natural Resources, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, is a key personnel on MIT Sea Grant’s disaster preparedness project. Oakley stands next to a camera system installed as part of a river herring monitoring project…
A blue shark approaches the camera of underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen.
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Opening June 22 on NEAQ's Central Wharf - Space to Sea: A Photographic Journey into Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

BOSTON, MA (June 2022) – Acclaimed underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen brings the rich and surprising biodiversity of marine life off the Massachusetts coast—including great white sharks, humpback whales, sea turtles, and North…
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J-WAFS Seed Funding Supporting Shellfisheries

The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) announced eight funded projects totaling over $1M in support of advancements in water and food systems, including MIT Sea Grant’s “Cloud-based data applications for streamlining…