Hover and Alm Chosen for Doherty Professorship

The MIT Sea Grant College Program has selected two recipients of the 2008 Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization. Franz Hover, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Eric Alm, assistant professor in the Department…

Lincoln-Sudbury Wins 2008 Blue Lobster Bowl

Students from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School took home the first-place prize at the 2008 Blue Lobster Bowl held at MIT on February 9, 2008. That team will head to Seward, Alaska in late April for the final competition in The National Ocean…

Request for Proposals: Wildlife Habitat Policy Research Program

The Wildlife Habitat Policy Research Program (WHPRP) is soliciting Letters of Intent (Due December 3, 2007) for our competitive awards program. Application for the awards is open to everyone. The WHPRP will fund six specific projects in 2008…

Seeking Non-native Species in New England Waters

A team of researchers led by MIT Sea Grant recently scoured docks and piers from Cape Cod to Maine, searching for non-native species of animals and plants. By collecting, identifying, and cataloguing introduced plants and animals, researchers…
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Robots on the River

What can robots do for you? How can technology respond to real-world issues? In this day-long program aimed at Cambridge Public School students, MIT Sea Grant will demonstrate its new Katrina boat and an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle on the…

PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS ON RED TIDE DISASTER RELIEF FUNDS

MarineFisheries AdvisoryIn response to the 2005 red tide disaster, Congress provided the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with $2 million to assist fishermen to recover from severe economic impacts due to fisheries disasters declared in 2005. In…

Stocker Chosen for Doherty Professorship

Roman Stocker, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded the 2007 Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization [ https://web.mit.edu/seagrant/doherty/ ] from the MIT Sea Grant College Program.…

2007 MIT Sea Grant Professional Development Workshops - Sea Perch

MIT Sea Grant will be sponsoring Teacher Professional Development workshops in January and February 2007. Our two Sea Perch Teacher Workshops will pair teachers from different disciplines together. One workshop will be held at MIT, and one will…

First Sighting of Dungeness Crab in Atlantic Confirmed

MIT researchers have confirmed the first sighting of a Dungeness crab in the Atlantic Ocean. The male, whose species is common on North America's West Coast, was caught off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts in late July by Lou Williams,…
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MIT Sea Grant Researchers Bring AUVs to Boston's Josiah Quincy School

How many people does it take to control an underwater robot? Generally not 150, but that's how many sixth and seventh graders were eager to remotely guide MIT Sea Grant's underwater robots.In a recent visit to Boston's Josiah Quincy School,…