Rep. Dylan Fernandes, Matthew Charette and Michael Triantafyllou talk after a presentation on the Blue Economy at the State House
Two salinity maps showing gradients of mostly yellows and reds
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Machine Learning Reduces Uncertainties in Ocean Forecasts

Using a new machine learning (ML) framework that fuses multi-fidelity data in space and time, researchers at MIT Sea Grant have been able to forecast temperature and salinity fields in Massachusetts Bay and beyond. This ML approach combines…
Oyster farm with many wire enclosures on flat wet sand
Madeleine Hall-Arber on a fishing vessel as a graduate student
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MIT Sea Grant helps integrate New Bedford’s fishing heritage with the surrounding community

MIT Sea Grant helped launch the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center by securing grant funding and designing exhibits to connect the local community in New Bedford with their thriving commercial fishing port. Commercial fishing is a significant…
Two large oysters held in someones hands
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MIT Sea Grant funded researchers building sensors to detect pathogens and ensure healthy oyster farming

MIT Sea Grant funded researchers are building a sensor to detect when bacteria that live on oysters become pathogenic and can cause illness in humans, informing aquaculture operations, production planning, and management. The relevance of…
A Coast Guard boat
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MIT Sea Grant fisheries emergency manual expanded to include fishing communities in Maine and New Hampshire

MIT Sea Grant adapted information from community leader interviews, based on a step-by-step manual designed to help fishing communities in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire to help them prepare for and respond to crises. Fishing is one…
Two hands tying knots in fishing line
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MIT Sea Grant Coastal Program increases literacy and workforce development in fisheries and coastal resources

The MIT Sea Grant Coastal Resources Program trained and educated nine interns and 1,655 students, teachers, citizen scientists, volunteers, and public groups in fisheries management, coastal ecology, and ecosystem services. MIT Sea Grant…
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"Digital Ocean" Development through Geospatial Data Visualization

MIT Sea Grant Coastal Resources Program Geospatial Data Analysis and Visualization System Development MIT Sea Grant is developing the “Digital Ocean”, a marine data storage, analysis, and visualization system for use by scientists, resource…