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Graduate Research Fellows Focus on Microplastics and Seabirds

August 8, 2022

Woods Hole  and MIT Sea Grant Programs Announce Two New Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellows   August 8, 2022 – Last August, the Woods Hole and MIT Sea Grant…

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News Release: Woods Hole Sea Grant Launches $1.5 Million in Coastal Research Projects for 2022-2023

March 8, 2022

(Woods Hole, MA) – The Woods Hole Sea Grant program has awarded researchers from Massachusetts funds to support five new projects addressing an array of pressing coastal issues. The funded…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Supports Seven Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Projects

October 21, 2020

Woods Hole Sea Grant is committed to building inclusive marine science programs that serve people with unique backgrounds, circumstances, needs, perspectives, and ways of thinking. To help further this mission,…

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Sharks, Seals, Microplastics among the New Research Topics Funded by Woods Hole Sea Grant

December 18, 2019

Seven new research projects sponsored by Woods Hole Sea Grant will focus on priority issues in the Massachusetts coastal environment, including shark-seal-human interactions, microplastics sources and fate in marine ecosystems,…

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How Do Sharks Respond to Internal Waves in the Ocean?

September 26, 2019

A new study provides insight into the behavior of small sharks when encountering a common ocean phenomenon known as internal waves. These waves play powerful and still unknown roles in the exchange of heat, energy, water properties and nutrients throughout the ocean, and can change the vertical distribution …

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Sponsors Two 2020 Knauss Finalists

August 5, 2019

Two candidates sponsored by the Woods Hole Sea Grant program are among the finalists for the 2020 class of the of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The…

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Sea Grant Funds New Technology to Monitor for Harmful Algal Blooms

October 17, 2018

A new system using next-generation robotic sensors to monitor coastal waters for disease-causing microalgae has been funded by the NOAA Sea Grant Program as part of a national strategic investment in aquaculture.

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Sponsors Finalists for Prestigious Knauss Fellowship

July 11, 2018

  [Woods Hole, Mass., July 11, 2018] — Three candidates sponsored by the Woods Hole Sea Grant program are among the finalists for the 2019 class of the of the…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Awards Funds to Six New Coastal Projects

March 5, 2018

The Woods Hole Sea Grant program has awarded researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and other Massachusetts academic organizations funds for six new projects. The awards represent a total anticipated research…

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Bay State Aquaculture Projects Get Green Light from National Sea Grant Program

October 31, 2017

Two new grants to the Woods Hole Sea Grant program totaling more than $650,000 will support research aimed at expanding aquaculture production in Massachusetts. The projects won funding as part…

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