The Ecosystems Center

2014 Center Report Now Available
Plum Island Estuary, Rowley, MA
Waquoit Bay, Falmouth, MA
Sargasso Sea, Bermuda
Toolik Field Station, North Slope, Alaska
Fazenda Tanguro, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA

Spotlight On

WBNERR Heads Multi-Faceted Study Of Salt Marshes
A $1.3 million project headed by the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve that has been in the works for four years is in its final stages, and will bring findings of national importance to local administrators and leaders in the scientific research field.

2015 Summer Undergraduates
The Ecosystems Center is mentoring a record number of undergraduate students this year! All of the students are working with Center scientists and are fully participating in laboratory exercises and activities. While some are working here on the MBL campus, others are working at the Toolik Field Station in Alaska, the Marshview Field Station in Plum Island, MA, and one will be off to the Tanguro Field Station in Brazil! It's shaping up to be a great summer!

New Electronic Tagging Program Debuts At Coonamessett River Herring Run
The Coonamessett River Trust is upgrading their 10-year old herring counting program this year with an electronic tagging program, as well as an adopt-a-herring fundraiser. MBL scientist Linda Deegan has lent the trust equipment for the tagging program and is conducting research on the findings.


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