Tuna are spawning in marine protected areas

Despite being highly migratory, tuna may benefit from ocean sanctuaries, study finds.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | July 24, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: eaps environment oceanography-and-ocean-engineering research school-of-science

Study demonstrates seagrass’ strong potential for curbing erosion

Ubiquitous marine plants dissipate wave energy and could help protect vulnerable shorelines.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | May 2, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: environment oceanography-and-ocean-engineering fluid-dynamics research national-science-foundation-nsf civil-and-environmental-engineering school-of-engineering

Designing ocean ecological systems in the lab

Associate Professor Otto Cordero and colleagues discover simple assembly rules for marine microbiomes.

Taylor De Leon | Civil and Environmental Engineering | April 25, 2019 | mit
~3 mins   

Tags: civil-and-environmental-engineering school-of-engineering microbes research oceanography-and-ocean-engineering bacteria

New climate model to be built from the ground up

Scientists and engineers will collaborate in a new Climate Modeling Alliance to advance climate modeling and prediction.

School of Science | Dec. 12, 2018 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research eaps earth-and-atmospheric-sciences environment fluid-dynamics ocean-science oceans-at-mit school-of-science collaboration climate climate-change oceanography-and-ocean-engineering nasa national-science-foundation-nsf

Building the ultimate record of the ocean

Carl Wunsch continues to expand his foundational framework for understanding the behavior of worldwide oceans as a whole.

Kelsey Tsipis | EAPS | Nov. 21, 2018 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: school-of-science eaps ocean-science oceanography-and-ocean-engineering environment fluid-dynamics global-warming earth-and-atmospheric-sciences climate-change research faculty

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