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Patricia Perez, Knauss Fellow
SMAST student awarded Knauss Fellowship

Patricia Perez, one of 73 finalists for the NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, will spend a year in Washington, D.C. where she will explore how the government operates and makes national policy decisions regarding coastal and ocean resources.

Adrienne and Lukas of SMAST aboard the R/V Neil Armstrong
Uncovering how the Gulf Stream impacts the fisheries & the ecosystem on the Southern New England Shelf

Dr. Avijit Gangopadhyay and his research team were involved in a multi-institutional research cruise for their collaborative research project funded by the National Science Foundation that seeks to unfold the impact of the changing nature of the Gulf Stream and its rings on the ecosystem in the continental shelf and slope region of the northeast U.S.

sea level rise
Managing sea-level rise

SMAST Research Assistant Professor Robert Griffin and his colleagues at Stanford University and UT Arlington explore alternative ways to manage the dramatic increase of sea-level rise affecting coastal communities.

Patagonian scallops captured by SMAST researcher Kyle Cassidy during research cruise to Argentina.
Sea Scallops: Sentinels of the Deep

The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute & School for Marine Science and Technology collaborate to feature an exhibit highlighting scientific archival photography pivotal in the revival of the scallop industry.

drop of water, photo courtesy of Pixabay
Charting the blue economy

Clean energy project earns UMassD student team “Best Poster” award in the Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.

Image by Detmold, courtesy Pixabay
Marine science key factor in Record of Decision

Research efforts led by SMAST scientists at the forefront of Decision of Record for Vineyard Wind’s commercial offshore wind project–the first in the nation.

Geoffrey Cowles and Kevin Stokesbury
SMAST scientists awarded NOAA grants

UMass Dartmouth Professors Geoffrey Cowles & Kevin Stokesbury are among NOAA Fisheries’ awardees selected to receive research set-aside funds to support research that informs fishery management and stock assessments.

Steven Cadrin
NOAA Fisheries invites Dr. Steve Cadrin

Dr. Cadrin will discuss “Optimal Spatial Boundaries and Strata for Stock Assessment…and confronting practical realities” during NOAA Fisheries' National Stock Assessment Seminar on May 6.

Core rings courtesy of Adrienne Silver
Researchers shed light on the effects of ring formation

A new study explores how the formation of cold core rings and warm core rings from the Gulf Stream has changed over the last 40 years and might have long-term effects on the ecosystem.

2021 Virtual IMS Research Symposium
Virtual IMS Research Symposium

The annual symposium showcases marine science-related research being conducted by students, faculty, & staff across all UMass campuses.

Kevin Stokesbury
National Academy of Sciences elects SMAST professor

Dr. Kevin Stokesbury has been appointed committee member of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's Environmental Studies Program by the National Academy of Sciences.

Steven Cadrin
Haddock study selected as Editor’s Choice

A study co-authored by UMass Dartmouth Professor Dr. Steven Cadrin has been selected as the Editor’s Choice for the ICES Journal of Marine Science.

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