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Training: Intro to Floodplain Management – Mar. 16, 2022

Calling all professionals interested in learning more about floodplain management! On March 16, Woods Hole Sea Grant and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension will host a one-day Zoom training that will introduce the basics of floodplain management. It will be co-taught by WHSG/CCCE’s Floodplain Specialist and staff from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Flood…

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April 2021 Coastal Impacts Newsletter

  Coastal Impacts Woods Hole Sea Grant Newsletter APRIL 2021 CONTENTS Letter from the Director Partnership Invests $1M+ into Research on the Co-existence of Ocean Energy with Fishing and Coastal Communities Popular NOAA Live! Series Continues through June 9 Summer Program Trains the Next Generation of Women Scientists Getting Local Seafood to Those in Need…

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Hypoxia In Southern Cape Cod Bay

Modeling Unprecedented Low Dissolved Oxygen (Hypoxia) in Southern Cape Cod Bay Principal Investigators Malcolm Scully, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  Rocky Geyer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Abstract Unprecedented bottom hypoxia has developed in southern Cape Cod Bay in two consecutive summers. The causes of this low oxygen water are not well understood, and represent a significant economic and…

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Barnacle Biofouling On Oyster Farms

Barnacle biofouling on oyster farms: Species-specific seasonal timing and population connectivity Principal Investigators Jesús Pineda, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Carolyn Tepolt, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Jane Weinstock, graduate student, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution   Abstract Shellfish aquaculture, the practice of farming aquatic animals, is a major industry in Massachusetts and on Cape Cod, but biofouling by…

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Traditional Ecological Art & Science: Designing Sustainable Shorelines

Traditional Ecological Art & Science: Designing Sustainable Shorelines Principal Investigators and Partners Robert Chen, Professor of Carbon Biochemistry, University of Massachusetts Boston Lois Hetland, Professor of Art Education, Massachusetts College of Art and Design Cedric Woods, Director, Institute for New England Native American Studies (INENAS) Kim Starbuck, Senior Research Associate, Urban Harbors Institute at UMass…

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Aquaculture Grow-Out Methods

Determining how aquaculture grow-out methods can reduce the negative effects of parasites and micropollutants Principal Investigators Torrance Hanley, Northeastern University Randall Hughes, Northeastern University Jonathan Grabowski, Northeastern University David Kimbro, Northeastern University Loretta Fernandez, Northeastern University   Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Sea Grant/Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Abstract Oyster aquaculture uses a variety of grow-out…

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Striped Bass Activity, Behavior and Mortality in Recreational Fishery

Stripers On The Line: Quantifying short-term post-release activity, behavior, and mortality of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in the Massachusetts recreational fishery Principal Investigators Andy Danylchuk, University of Massachusetts Amherst Lucas Griffin, University of Massachusetts Amherst   Photo by A. Burr Abstract Globally, recreational fishing is an incredibly popular leisure activity that provides a wide range…

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