UMass Dartmouth opens marine science research facility in New Bedford
New teaching, research and policy center built in collaboration with the state Division of Marine Fisheries triples university’s marine science presence in nation’s top fishing port
UMass Dartmouth PhD candidate named runner-up for Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship
Megan Winton's research will improve understanding of Cape Cod’s emerging white shark population and serve as the foundation for future monitoring and conservation efforts.
SMAST hosts Tabor Academy high students
In addition to lessons on ocean technology, students gained knowledge about the vast career opportunities for aspiring marine scientists.The multi-week orientation is part of an ongoing collaboration between SMAST and the Tabor Academy.
Dahlia Medeiros ’12, environmental scientist and engineer
UMassD alum joins Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's Waterway Protection Program to help address Commonwealth's statewide concerns
Marine science research on display August 13
Researchers at UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology will showcase work at 2017 Boston Seafood Festival
UMass Dartmouth researchers partner with Gulf of Maine Research Institute to improve stock assessment
Multi-stage project brings together policymakers, fishermen, and scientists to help identify information to be included in new model aimed at improving existing models and data used to manage New England groundfish.
Balancing conservation and utilization along the US Atlantic coast
Researchers at the School for Marine Science & Technology and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries have developed a voluntary program to reduce the catch of threatened fishes
Tracking toothed whale activity
Toothed whales are considered key to maintaining healthy ecosystems. PhD candidate Tammy Silva is collaborating with SMAST scientists and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to understand how the species influences the health of Massachusetts Bay.
Tracing sources of excess nitrates in water
Mark Altabet, UMassD Professor of Oceanography, has developed a new cost-efficient method for identifying sources of excess levels of nitrates in marine and fresh waters, which will aid water quality improvement in impacted areas around the world.
National Science Foundation awards UMassD professor $283,425 for numerical ocean modeling study
The collaborative project will help determine the distribution and fate of water-mass properties, nutrients, and dissolved gases in the ocean.