Skip to main content Skip to main content
Programs Overview
Undergraduate Programs
Graduate Programs
Course Catalog
Outreach Initiatives
Research Clusters
Research Areas
Funding Opportunities
People Overview
Directory
Find a Mentor
Alumni Directory
Job Opportunities
Admissions Overview
Undergraduate Admissions
Graduate Admissions
Contact Us
Maps & Directions
Campus Tours
 
 

News

Archive: March 2012

Gulf of Maine ocean temperatures above normal

March 30, 2012

 

Gulf of Maine ocean temperatures above normal


By Associated Press
Added 13 hours ago Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 

E-mail   Print   (1) Comments   Text size   Share   

P ORTLAND, Maine — The winter’s warm air temperatures have helped drive up water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine, in line with a continuing trend, and the warm waters could result in lobsters molting their shells earlier than usual and ocean algae blooming ahead of schedule.

In the long run are questions...

Read the full article »

 

Undergraduate Research Projects on Display Friday

March 23, 2012

 

Undergraduate Research Projects on Display Friday

 

Seven University of Maine undergraduates will take part in a research showcase Friday in the Hall of Flags at the Maine State House in Augusta.

The event, which includes undergraduates from all seven UMaine System schools, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. UMaine System Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs James Breece will be on hand to answer questions. A handout profiling the undergraduate students and their projects on display...

Read the full article »

 

Marine Biologist Gains Funding for Deep Sea Coral Research

March 14, 2012

 

 

Coral communities are frequently associated with warm, shallow tropical waters. Yet corals survive and thrive in both deep and cold waters of regions such as the Gulf of Maine, the Arctic and the Antarctic. Just like tropical corals, cold-water corals play an important role in creating habitats that support thousands of species of ocean creatures.

Corals found in deep seas, however, are much less frequently studied than their shallow cousins because the depths needed to reach coral...

Read the full article »

 
Marine Science

Copyright © 2014 UMaine School of Marine Sciences

Website built by RainStorm Consulting