Winners and losers in a warming ocean
July 29, 2013MIT researchers build a marine ecosystem model to explore the effects of climate change on phytoplankton.
Wind power — even without the wind
April 25, 2013Innovative storage system could enable offshore wind farms to deliver power whenever it’s needed.
Demystifying the Cretaceous hothouse
March 20, 2013MIT researchers crack longstanding paradox in climate science
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Microbiologists eavesdrop on the hidden lives of microbes
January 21, 2013Scientists track ocean microbe populations in their natural habitat to create a ‘day in the life’ montage.
Tackling a global warming conundrum
January 11, 2013MIT professor and colleagues address major issue in climate science: greenhouse gases versus aerosols.
Remembering ‘Papa Flash’
January 4, 2013MIT Professor Harold Edgerton’s high-speed photography and sonar devices revolutionized ocean exploration.
Aiming deep with the Marine Robotics Team
December 13, 2012Jacqueline Sly ’14 and Tommy Moriarty ’14 discuss their experiences and lessons learned leading the Marine Robotics Team.
Also labeled: Edgerton, Exploration, Learning, Ocean exploration, Student life, Students, Community, Research, Volunteering, outreach, public service, Marine Robotics Team, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Civil and environmental engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), K-12 education
3 Questions: Engineering hurricane barriers of the future
December 4, 2012Oceans at MIT interviews MIT's Chiang C. Mei about the possibility of protecting East Coast cities from future storms.
Three from MIT named Marine Microbiology Initiative investigators
December 4, 2012Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards given to pursue high-risk research in marine microbial ecology.
Five from MIT named AAAS fellows
December 3, 2012Recognized by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Ocean currents play a role in predicting extent of Arctic sea ice
November 21, 2012Discovery of feedback between sea ice and ocean improves Arctic ice extent forecast.
Nominations open for Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization
November 1, 2012Deadline for submissions is Nov. 29.
Weapon-wielding marine microbes may protect populations from foes
September 6, 2012In some populations, natural antibiotics are produced by a few individuals whose closest relatives carry genes conferring resistance.
New method to prevent undersea ice clogs
April 11, 2012Surface coatings developed by MIT researchers could inhibit buildup of methane hydrates that can block deep-sea oil and gas wells.
A climate window in the Southern Ocean
February 28, 2012An updated circulation model reveals the Southern Ocean as a powerful influence on climate change.
MIT Sea Grant to host 15th annual Blue Lobster Bowl Feb. 4
January 12, 2012One hundred twenty high school students to convene at MIT for the regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl
Also labeled: MIT Sea Grant