At the annual MIT Ship Design and Technology Symposium, naval construction and engineering students presented their work on real-life naval design projects.
Region dominates the transfer of heat from the equator to the poles in both hemispheres, challenging the "great conveyor belt" model.
Phytoplankton decline coincides with warming temperatures over the last 150 years.
Ubiquitous marine plants dissipate wave energy and could help protect vulnerable shorelines.
An expert in naval architecture and ocean engineering, Ogilvie served as department head for MIT’s former Department of Ocean Engineering for 12 years.
Climate-driven changes in phytoplankton communities will intensify the blue and green regions of the world’s oceans.
Algorithm could help autonomous underwater vehicles explore risky but scientifically-rewarding environments.
Institute Professor honored for discovering Prochlorococcus, the most abundant photosynthesizing organism on Earth.
Independent Activities Period class explores the role coastal ecosystems play in protecting the environment and how climate change has affected them.
Frankel MME ’60, SM ’60, an expert in ocean systems and economics, served on the faculty of MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Sloan School of Management.