Scientists at Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences are leading a study to measure the ability of farmed seaweed and shellfish to benefit aquaculture in the Long Island Sound.
New York Sea Grant, a cooperative program of Cornell University and the State University of New York, has awarded over $2.1 million to support six coastal science research projects, three of which are being led by Stony Brook University faculty.
The winter season may become shorter, but storms and floods will hit the East Coast harder than ever due to climate change, Edmund K.M. Chang, a professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, hypothesized in a study on winter storms.
Scientists at Stony Brook University are developing a program that will help protect endangered marine species in northeastern states by predicting areas where they are at risk of accidentally being caught by fishermen.