NOAA grants to support scallop survey/bycatch avoidance
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $534,660 to SMAST for research to benefit the sea scallop fishery, $373,922 to support “Broadscale Video Survey of Georges Bank Scallop Open Areas” (Prof. Kevin Stokesbury, PI), and $160,738 to fund “Scallop Fishery Bycatch Avoidance System 2015” (Dr. Catherine O’Keefe, PI).
Ana Paula Krelling: first PhD graduate of SMAST & IOUSP
Ana Paula Krelling is the first first dual-degree Ph.D. graduate of UMass Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science (SMAST) and the University of São Paulo Institute of Oceanography (IOUSP).
Camille David: The effects of sea level rise
Camille David earned his PhD in Marine Sciences/Coastal Systems Science at SMAST.
Catherine O'Keefe: Focus on sea scallop fishery
Catherine O'Keefe earned her PhD in Living Marine Resources and Management at SMAST.