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Four MIT Sea Grant Students Place in MIT MechE De Florez Award Competition

The MIT Mechanical Engineering De Florez Award Competition honors students demonstrating "Outstanding Ingenuity and Creative Judgment" in areas that utilize mechanical engineering knowledge or practice. Four MIT Sea Grant UROP (Undergraduate…
Cover of special Sea Grant issue of Oceanography
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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…
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March 20: MIT Sea Grant Symposium with FY22 + FY23 Funded Researchers

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 12 - 4 PM ET (Virtual) Join MIT Sea Grant for a symposium on Wednesday, March 20th from 12-4PM. Hear from our FY2022 and FY2023 funded researchers focusing on water quality and ocean acidification, modeling…
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Northeast Funding Opportunity: Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries Partner to Invest $1M

Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries partner to invest $1 million to advance understanding of fishing community interactions with offshore wind development JANUARY 10, 2024 — The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the National…
A collage of photographs including a lobster, whale tail, a group standing in water, dune grass, and students launching a Miniboat.
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New Cohort of STREAM Grant Projects Support Coastal Education and Community Science

MIT Sea Grant Announces 11 STREAM Projects Selected for Funding Now in its third year, the STREAM Grant program (Solutions Through Research, Education, and Art in Massachusetts) has awarded a total of 21 grants to a diversity of individuals…
Aquaculturist holding oysters (Photo: North Carolina Sea Grant)
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Sea Grant Continues to Support the Aquaculture Industry with FY23 Investments

December 8, 2023 (Amara Davis, National Sea Grant Announcement)—Globally, aquaculture plays a significant role in seafood production, accounting for more than half of all seafood consumed by humans. In the U.S., aquaculture is increasing in…
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Protecting Coasts and Habitats with Architected Artificial Reefs

An estimated 133 million people live in coastal shoreline counties in the US, about 40% of the population (NOAA State of the Coast Report). Coastal communities, infrastructures, habitats, and species are increasingly vulnerable to storm impacts…
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October 25: Autonomous Robotic Systems in Aquaculture with Dr. Eleni Kelasidi

Wednesday, October 25 at 3:00pm ET MIT Sea Grant, 12 Emily St. Cambridge, MA (Hybrid) Register here to join by Zoom or in-person Abstract: Autonomous Robotic Systems in Aquaculture An increasing world population raises concerns…
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SHIPSHAPE Podcast: Meet MIT Sea Grant Marine Extension Specialist Danny Badger

The Sea Grant Vision: How MIT Sea Grant's Programs Bridge Science and Community with Danny Badger In this episode of SHIPSHAPE, delve into the world of marine scientific research with MIT Sea Grant Marine Extension Specialist Danny Badger.…