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Life lessons from counting phytoplankton

Today’s post was generously contributed by Samantha Wessel, an undergraduate biology major who’s currently on co-op at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass.

Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Marine researcher sticks to her roots

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Now a doc­toral can­di­date in the lab of pro­fessor Mark Pat­terson at Northeastern’s Marine Sci­ence Center, Elliott is con­tin­uing her quest to pre­serve the Mau­ritian environment.

Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Environmental and Temporal Scales Affect Biological Predictions

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Professor Brian Helmuth, in collaboration with several scientists, tested how a Mediterranean mussel responds to environmental change.

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Three Northeastern students named Goldwater Scholars

Left to right: Greg Allan, E’16, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Theo Bowe, S’16, have been selected to receive the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Photo by Brooks Canaday.

Three North­eastern Uni­ver­sity students—Theo Bowe, S’16, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Greg Allan, E’16—have been selected to receive the pres­ti­gious Barry M. Gold­water Scholarship.

Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

The law’s role in supporting sustainable cities

At a recent conference at Northeastern’s School of Law, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Carol Browner said history and nature can help guide cities in finding interdisciplinary solutions to challenges in urban sustainability. Photo by David Leifer.

Browner deliv­ered the keynote address last month at a con­fer­ence titled Lawyering for the Sus­tain­able City.

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The oyster doctors hit the silver screen

Producer Rob Diaz de Villegas films assistant professor Randall Hughes doing research in the salt marshes of Apalachicola Bay in Florida. Photo by Rebecca Wilkerson.

A documentary film about the work of Assistant Professors Randall Hughes and David Kimbro has been released by a public broadcasting station in Florida.

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Students attend LSPA meeting

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On March 13, several students had the opportunity to network with senior environmental professionals at the LSPA meeting.

Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

2014 Muckenhoupt Scholarship Winners

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We are pleased to announce our 2014 Muckenhoupt Award winners, Martha Bock and Mara Scallon!

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The heat of the matter: Population dynamics in marine snails

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The North Atlantic coastline has been shaped and reshaped by various glaciations over the past 5.5 million years.

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Immunity on the reef: Staghorn coral, its symbionts, and white band disease

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The world’s well-known coral reefs are suffering tremendously from disease.

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