In late 2021, the Stone Living Lab deployed two Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers, or ADCPs, in the Boston Harbor area. These instruments will provide us with critical information about Boston Harbor and how winter storms affect its waters.
Heat, sewer problems and less lobster: New report details climate change’s impact in Boston
Lab director Paul Kirshen co-authored a new report with Ellen Douglas on the impacts of climate change on the Greater Boston area. Read more about the impacts of storms, precipitation, and floods in this hot off the press article!
Read an overview about the Lab's education and public engagement programs that happened during 2021.
The Duxbury Beach Reservation is moving forward with plans to create a nature-based approach consisting of a cobble berm, dune restoration, and abutment protection to address erosion concerns.
Article published by UMass Boston on the Lab's first annual conference with BHEN! Scientists and partners from all over the area joined us to discuss the impacts of climate change on the state’s most vulnerable coastal regions in and around Boston Harbor.
A few times a year, Boston experience a spectacular tidal event: the Perigean Spring Tides. These “wicked high tides” result in high tides that are 2-4 feet higher than normal, and give us a window into how sea level rise will soon start affecting our daily lives.
Lab researcher Jarrett Byrnes shares his summer sampling work in intertidal zones.
Lab tech Laura Dissly provides a first-hand account of field sampling this summer with the Byrnes Lab.
The Lab is helping make Coughlin Park more resilient to climate change threats through using nature-based solutions.
The Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park have been named one of the country's 11 most endangered sites by the National Trust for Historic Preservation due to climate change threats.