The Stone Living Lab is delighted to be a member of the Host Committee for The Earthshot Prize, Boston 2022!
This fall, Boston will experience a spectacular tidal event: the Perigean Spring Tides (also called King Tides). These “wicked high tides” result in high tides that are 2-4 feet higher than normal. This natural phenomenon occurs a few times each year, and gives us a window into how sea level rise will soon start affecting our daily lives.
This Saturday will be the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy making landfall in New York City and New Jersey on October 29, 2012.
Lab Director of Climate Engagement, Melanie Gárate, authored this important piece which was featured in the Hill.
From July 19th – July 26th, Boston experienced a memorable weeklong heatwave with air temperatures well over 90°F every day, even topping out at 100°F on July 24th. We typically think of the coast as a place to cool down, but our sensors revealed that our intertidal sites were experiencing extreme heat, too.
Stone Living Lab Awards Three Research Grants to Study Social and Economic Impacts of Climate Change
Stone Living Lab has announced the award of three research grants to study the social and economic impacts of “nature-based” approaches to coastal flood protection.
Stone Living Lab's Managing Director Joe Christo recently spoke with Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 about the Boston Fish Pier and Lab's work. Watch here!
This summer, we were delighted to welcome eight Boston area teachers to the pilot Stone Living Lab Teacher Institute!