EC.719 | Spring 2019 | Undergraduate

D-Lab: Water, Climate Change, and Health

Additional Resources

Student Projects

Water & Oceans

Documentary originally created as the Term Project in MIT “D-Lab Water and Climate Change” class. “Local Water” investigates the challenges to the oyster industry in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Those major challenges include ocean acidification, caused by climate change, and coastal pollution, caused by development stresses.

“In an Oyster Nutshell” (25:14 min).

“Local Water” short version (14:35 min) of “In an Oyster Nutshell.”

A Very-Low-Cost GNSS Precipitable Water Vapour Sensor (PDF). The goal of the project is to develop a very-low-cost system for the measurement of precipitable water vapour from GNSS data utilizing inexpensive, off-the-shelf, commercially available components. Term project final report. 

New England

Example Dream Project Summary: Protecting Rapid Transit Infrastructure from Extreme Precipitation Events (PDF)

Course Info

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Spring 2019
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