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Mark Patterson
Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mark Patterson in the Press

Mark Patterson for Northeastern Global News

They’re planning to build a new space station… at the bottom of the ocean

They’re planning to build a new space station… at the bottom of the ocean

The underwater research center is the brainchild of Fabian Cousteau, a renowned aquanaut and grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
‘We find ourselves asking scientists to do more than simply study the coronavirus’

‘We find ourselves asking scientists to do more than simply study the coronavirus’

Student designs sensor for ocean microplastic research

Student designs sensor for ocean microplastic research

What lights their fire

What lights their fire

Some scientists have all the fun

Some scientists have all the fun

Each day the so-called "topside" researchers make about three dives down to Conch Reef, where Aquarius is based.
The future’s most pressing energy questions

The future’s most pressing energy questions

Live from the seafloor, it’s Mission 31!

Live from the seafloor, it’s Mission 31!

Take 5: A ‘Nor’Easter’ on Florida’s tropical shores?

Take 5: A ‘Nor’Easter’ on Florida’s tropical shores?

An aquatic adventure resurfaces

An aquatic adventure resurfaces

Wherefore art thou, dear zooplankton?

Wherefore art thou, dear zooplankton?