Oceans at MIT attended MIT Water Night 2014 to report on some of the (salty water!) highlights, including nano-technological desalination of seawater, innovative wetland conservation, and ocean carbon cycle research.
The Fraser River in western Canada runs deep with clues to Earth's mountains and climate
About 1000 meters down in a remote part of the Atlantic Ocean sits an unusual legacy of humanity’s love affair with the automobile. It’s a huge mass of seawater infused with traces of the toxic metal lead, a pollutant once widely emitted by cars burning leaded gasoline.
Researchers find models must account for volcanic eruptions to accurately predict climate change.
IAP course explored the science, economics, and policy of climate change.
Faculty Award: PAOC congratulations to Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems and Atmospheric Chemistry Noelle Selin for her appointment to the Global Young Academy
12.340x focuses on teaching students academic rigor, not rhetoric.
Congratulations to Patrick Heimbach and Adam Schlosser, both recently promoted to the rank of Senior Research Scientist.
PAOC grad student Vince Agard explains what exactly a polar vortex is in MIT's The Tech
EAPS congratulations to Edward Boyle, Professor of Ocean Geochemistry and Director of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program for 2014 Urey Medal