MBL Director Nipam Patel gives an overview of the MBL’s origins in 1888, and how they strongly inform the laboratory’s present and future strategic directions in research and education. This talk was presented for the Woods Hole Historical Museum on March 10, 2021.
Striped bass have a lot to teach us, not only about themselves but about the ecosystem in which they live. Steven Zottoli, Whitman Center Scientist at MBL, hopes to bring these lessons to middle- and high-school classrooms through a new outreach program based at MBL. His web site, StripedBassMagic.org, features information on the striped bass including genetics, migration, predator-prey interactions
To understand the impact of a warming world on the Arctic landscape, long-term datasets are essential for discerning trends of change and resilience. Below, MBL’s Ed Rastetter discusses ongoing research at the NSF’s Arctic Long-Term Ecological Research site at Toolik Lake, Alaska.