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 a Nahant seagrass meadow correlate with wave intensity A team of researchers from the Environmental Protection Agency, Boston University, MIT, and others including…
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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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Cape Cod Times | Will a federal workforce training program help invigorate a graying fishery industry?

September 1, 2022 (Denise Coffey, Cape Cod Times) — Stephanie Sykes recently wrapped up a grant proposal aimed at getting young men and women into the fishing industry. The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance proposal is in partnership…
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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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Meet the 2023 Knauss Finalists: Sea Grant Announces Finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

July 27, 2022 (Hallee Meltzer & Amara Davis, NOAA Sea Grant) — Continuing the tradition of placing early career professionals in Washington, D.C. federal government offices, NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the finalists…
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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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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…