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Hauke Kite-Powell


Hauke Kite-Powell is a Research Specialist at the Marine Policy Center of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and a Lecturer in the Ocean Engineering Department at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He studied naval architecture, marine engineering, policy, management, and economics at MIT, earning his bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees, and a doctorate. His research interests include the economics and management of marine industries and resources, including maritime transportation, fisheries and aquaculture, and ocean observing systems. He first came to WHOI as a summer student fellow in 1985 and has conducted research full-time at the Institution since 1988. In addition to his research skills, he was officially admired by science buffs in 1997 when he was chosen as Mr. March for the “Studmuffins of Science” calendar developed by National Public Radio producer Karen Hopkin.

Hauke Kite-Powell

To Fertilize, or Not to Fertilize

To Fertilize, or Not to Fertilize

Global warming is “unequivocal,” the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported in November 2007. Human actions—particularly the burning of…

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Down on the Farm…Raising Fish

Down on the Farm...Raising Fish

Aquaculture, or fish farming, is changing how we think about one of our main sources of protein. With many fish stocks shrinking due to overfishing or environmental degradation, aquaculture holds the promise of more reliable and more sustainable seafood production. The economic and social benefits could be significant for both consumers and producers.

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