Evaluating seafloor habitats in the Gulf of Maine
Recent study that estimated change in benthic communities over decades and between areas open and closed to fishing in the Gulf of Maine to help inform fisheries management in the region.
SMAST awarded $1.27M for sea scallop research
High-resolution drop camera survey developed by Dr. Kevin Stokesbury and his team will be used for series of collaborative projects that will address research priorities established by New England Fishery Management Council.
Drop camera survey season begins across three countries
UMass Dartmouth Professor Kevin Stokesbury and his team will conduct simultaneous research cruises in Argentina, Canada, and the US using two versions of the drop camera video system developed by Dr. Stokesbury, students, and scallop fishermen.
Building a Blue Belt Initiative roadmap for Africa
UMass Dartmouth Professor Avijit Gangopadhyay invited by King of Morocco to serve as ocean economy and fishing industry panelist at Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla.
Charting the ocean
Dr. Changsheng Chen of UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology is the co-developer of the finite-volume community ocean model, one of the most widely applied tools for oceanographers and limnologists.
Studying the ocean’s global nitrogen cycle
UMass Dartmouth Professor of Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dr. Mark Altabet awarded for research that looks at how global nitrogen cycling influences coastal environments and climate change.
SMAST and Division of Marine Fisheries mid-water trawl monitoring and river herring avoidance program continues through industry support
Companies involved in mid-water trawl fishery project donate funds to support research
Marcos Sastre-Cordova '14: PhD, Marine Observation Technologies
Alum Marcos Sastre-Cordova talks about his work as a systems engineer and explains how pursuing his doctorate degree at SMAST helped advance his career path.
Deepwater Wind Pledges $1M Seed Funding for New Blue Economy Initiative at University of Massachusetts
New Research Effort Will Examine How Ocean Industries Can Coexist and Thrive
UMass Dartmouth scientists awarded $34,232 for study based on rapid response to Hurricane Harvey’s impacts
The research will determine Harvey’s impacts on coastal carbon cycle, metabolic balance, and ocean acidification.