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Lion’s Mane Jellyfish Showing Up At Massachusetts Beaches

MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen captured images of lion's mane jellyfish appearing in our local waters. Read the article | CBS Boston This work is part of Keith's Space to Sea project, documenting marine life within Stellwagen…
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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…
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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…
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MIT Museum Imaging Science Panel with MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen and Felice Frankel

Photo by Keith Ellenbogen, MIT Sea Grant Visiting Scientist   >>Click here to watch the recording On Saturday, June 6, 2020, MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen joined Felice Frankel, award-winning science…
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…
Michelle Kornberg at the MIT Sailing Pavilion dock on the Charles River with a row of sailboats behind
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Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on the Ocean: MIT Sea Grant Undergraduate Researcher Michelle Kornberg

Photo: Tony Pulsone From Boston Harbor to Australia, MIT Sea Grant undergraduate researcher Michelle Kornberg and MIT Mechanical Engineering explore the Ocean Engineering field: “It marries the holistic side of living on planet Earth…
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Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report and Management Plan Review

Since 1992, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has protected a complex, biologically diverse region within the Gulf of Maine that supports many human communities. The 842-square-mile sanctuary encompasses important feeding grounds…
An aerial shot of a blue-green Massachusetts Bay and Castle Island with many boats and a couple of tall ships
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MIT Sea Grant FY2021 RFP Now Open

>> Read the full announcement MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. In 2021, MIT…
Illustration of a river herring
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Volunteer River Herring Monitoring: Charles River (April 1 - June 1, 2020)

MIT Sea Grant in collaboration with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) will be coordinating a volunteer group to conduct river herring monitoring on the Charles River this year. The Monitoring period will be April…
American lobster with both claws banded
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Sea Grant American Lobster Research Program Funding Opportunity

Photo: Mike Ross | UNH Photographic Services NOTE: DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 21, 2020! The American Lobster Research Program is part of Sea Grant's American Lobster Initiative and is a competition run by NOAA's National Sea…