School of Marine Science and Technology

New Video System Developed By SMAST To Count Fish
Researchers with the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth say a new video system will help provide data to better inform management of New England's beleaguered cod population.
UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology scientists say their new video system will help assess the sp…
Climate Change Conference Studies Impacts On Fishing
Some scientists believe that climate change is having a significant impact on New Bedford's number one industry, commercial fishing.
Its thought that warmer water temperatures in the Atlantic is behind the drop off in cod stocks in the region, but Professor Kevin Stokesbury of the UMass School of Mar…
New Study Says UMass Dartmouth Has Major Economic Impact
A new study completed by the University of Massachusetts' Donahue Institute, says the UMass Dartmouth campus provides a major boost for the state's economy.
The study says UMass Dartmouth contributed $517 million to the Bay State's economy in 2013, and supported nearly 2,500 external j…
State Budget Includes Research Funding For SMAST
The Massachusetts House is giving a boost to fishery research programs at UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology.
Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford has added an amendent to the state budget sending $450,000 to SMAST to study yellowtail flounder and cod populations...