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…
Scientist looks at a row of glass growing tanks
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2020 Funding Opportunity: Addressing Economic and Market Needs of the U.S. Aquaculture Industry

Photo: Christopher Katalinas/Sea Grant Subject to the availability of funding, Sea Grant anticipates approximately $5,000,000 will be available for research projects and programs that will significantly advance the understanding of the economics…
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…
Three smiling students crouch in a salt marsh counting species of grass.