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UMaine's Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research debut on NBC news

April 21, 2009

 

NICK BROWN ON NBC NIGHTLY NEWS Nick Brown, operations manager at UMaine's Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research, was featured in a Monday NBC Nightly News story (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/#30315209) describing aquaculture and its

impact on ecosystems and food supplies.

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Huijie Xue predicts the future

April 18, 2009

 

The flexibility and utility of ocean forecasts has increased dramatically.  Huijie Xue explains how it is done in this fascinating video from COSEE.

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Finding Nemo in the Gulf of Maine

March 17, 2009

 

Nemo is running transects in midcoast Maine on a NASA project.  Mary Jane Perry, Andy Thomas and the Physical Oceanography Group (PhOG) are using Nemo to help understand what satellite imaging does and does not see in terms of vertical penetration and horizontal resolution.  This is your opportunity to track Nemo in nearly real time.

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Research Awards Announced

March 2, 2009

 

Vice President for Research Michael Eckardt has announced the recipients of the 2009 Regular Faculty Research Awards and the Scholarly Materials and Equipment Awards. Recipients are selected based on recommendations by the Faculty Research Funds Committee. Funds for this program are provided by the Vice President for Research (in part, from the Coe, Somers, and Weppler Funds) as part of a broader investment strategy designed to assist faculty and encourage research and other creative...

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Climate change has come to an ocean near you!

February 25, 2009

 

The Governor's Task Force on Climate Change has released its report.  Be sure to visit the chapter that starts on p. 17 and covers marine climate changes.

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Wednesday, February 18 Gulf of Maine Fisheries Forum with Teresa Johnson

February 12, 2009

 

GULF OF MAINE FISHERIES THE SUBJECT OF WEDNESDAY FORUM Three experts will discuss "Population Dynamics: Community, Science and Policy in the Gulf of Maine Fisheries" on Wednesday Feb. 18 from 12:10-1:30 p.m. in the University of Maine's Jenness Hall. Scheduled panelists are UMaine Prof. Teresa Johnson, MacArthur Foundation Fellow Ted Ames and Glen Libby of Port Clyde, president of the Midcoast Fishermen's Cooperative. The event is part of UMaine's Environmental Forum: History and Policy in...

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UMaine Professors Mark Wells and Carl Tripp's NSF grant

February 6, 2009

 

 

 

Congratulations to UMaine professors Mark Wells and Carl Tripp. Working with a colleague from Colby College, Mark and Carl have received a $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant to continue developing a sensor that will measure iron and copper in ocean water. Those elements help sustain the growth of phytoplankton, which are important to marine ecosystems and also sequester carbon dioxide. Mechanisms for measuring their presence have wide-ranging scientific implications.

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Is Changing Climate Keeping Whales in the Gulf of Maine?

February 2, 2009

 

PERSHING FEATURED IN ELLSWORTH AMERICAN The Jan. 29 Ellsworth American includes a story http://ellsworthmaine.com/site/index.php/2009012918998/Waterfront/Is-Changing-Climate-Keeping-Whales-In-the-Gulf-of-Maine.html about a recent Blue Hill presentation by Prof. Andrew Pershing of the UMaine School of Marine Sciences. He discussed climate trends and their impact on right whale populations in the Gulf of Maine.

 

 

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GULF OF MAINE FISHERIES FORUM

January 26, 2009

 

GULF OF MAINE FISHERIES THE SUBJECT OF WEDNESDAY FORUM Three experts will discuss "Population Dynamics: Community, Science and Policy in the Gulf of Maine Fisheries" on Wednesday Jan. 28 from 12:10-1:30 p.m. in the University of Maine's Jenness

Hall. Scheduled panelists are UMaine Prof. Teresa Johnson, MacArthur Foundation Fellow Ted Ames and Glen Libby of Port Clyde, president of the Midcoast Fishermen's Cooperative. The event is part of UMaine's Environmental Forum: History and Policy

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Scientists at UMaine Trying to Fill Ocean Data Void

January 7, 2009

 

BANGOR DAILY NEWS REPORTS ON UMAINE OCEAN RESEARCH The Bangor Daily News today carried an article (www.umaine.edu/news/article.asp?id_no=2402) about UMaine research involving newly developed sensors to measure the micronutrients iron and copper in

the Gulf of Maine. The project, funded by a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, is important because iron and copper help sustain oceanic phytoplankton, which is foundation of the marine ecosystem and also sequesters carbon

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