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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,…

FISHING VESSEL SAFETY FORUM AND ROUNDTABLE

Fairhaven Town Hall, Fairhaven, MASaturday, March 19-20, 2005 Recent tragedies involving the loss of New England fishermen are a harsh reminder of the high risk of commercial fishing and the need for improved safety for fishermen.To address…

Public Forum on Proposed Offshore Wind Farm

DEIS Public HearingDecember 16, 2004Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 10-250registration 6pm; hearing 7-11pmContact Person: Clifford GoudeySummary:No one doubts the finite nature of the world's fossil fuel reserves. However, how to…
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Seeking Sunken Treasures and Signals in the Aegean

Taken any nifty trips lately?On its most recent mission, the MIT Sea Grant Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Lab traveled back in time. Well, not exactly, but the goal of the expedition in Greece was to inspect archaeological sites in the…