Woods Hole to study climate change impacts on Buzzards Bay with $1 million grant
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Wicked Local] by Rich Eldred - November 7, 2014
While it's not quite like hitting the lottery, winning a $1 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is plenty of seed money for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute to rev up a new pilot program to help coastal communities cope with sea level rise, changing water chemistry and climate.
The team of WHOI scientists has partnered with groups like the Nature Conservancy, Buzzards Bay Coalition and Commercial Fisheries Foundation to come up with solutions and strategies.
"Our focus is on Buzzards Bay and offshore waters," noted WHOI chemist Scott Doney, the head investigator...
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