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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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…
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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…
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Ethan Lietch (MechE ’22) wins Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research

MIT Sea Grant announces the winner of the 2022 Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research. This year’s award goes to Ethan Lietch, a graduating senior in the MIT Mechanical Engineering Department, for his work developing…
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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…
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Downriver and Out to Sea: Sea Grant Stories of Sea-Run Fish

Photo by Tim Briggs, NHSG Each spring, hundreds of thousands of river herring rush through Massachusetts coastal waters to spawn. Explore stories of sea-run fish and the Sea Grant researchers working to understand and protect these ecologically…
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March 17: MIT Sea Grant Symposium with Funded Researchers and Knauss Fellow

Join MIT Sea Grant for a symposium on Thursday, March 17th from 1-4:30 PM with our FY2020 and FY2021 funded researchers and Knauss Fellow. Please register to receive the symposium agenda and link. Thursday, March 17th 2022 1 - 4:30 PM Virtual…