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What’s in our water? Amy Mueller is finding new tools to answer that question.

Amy Mueller, Assistant Professor in Marine and Environmental Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a $50,000 seed grant to investigate a new, ultra-low-cost method of monitoring urban water systems
March 03, 2022
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Following the trail of blue carbon in a Georgia salt marsh

Examining the rate of dissolved organic carbon outwelling in a salt marsh – the amount and speed carbon is moving out of the system – is important for understanding the extent and impact this outwelling has on broader coastal carbon cycles. A recent paper by Christina Codden and Aron Stubbins of Northeastern’s Stubbins Lab tackles this question, looking at this carbon outwelling patterns at Groves Creek in Georgia.
February 17, 2022
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Co-op Close-up: Giving Antarctic Research Samples New Life

In a recent video by Nicole Kutenplon, the Ocean Genome Legacy Center co-op introduces us to her work as a Collections Assistant. Nicole, a 4th year Environmental Science student at Northeastern, utilized her experience as a curatorial assistant at a geological museum to accession over 1500 tissue samples from more than 30 species of Antarctic fish that are a part of Dr. William Detrich’s collection.
February 17, 2022
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Experience Magazine: He spent months underwater. Now he wants to save the ocean.

Mark Patterson, marine scientist, aquanaut, and inventor of underwater robots, walked into San Diego Comic-Con dressed as a giant coral polyp. He was decked out entirely in orange, with ten fake tentacles dangling from his neck. Green and purple splotches on his shirt front represented microplastics pollution, lodged in his polyp-gut. This was 2015, and […]
November 17, 2021

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