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NEW Fall SMS Class

April 12, 2011


New Course – Fall 2011

SMS 598  (14240)  Maine’s Working Coast: The Intersection of Science, Policy and Community

This course will be team-taught by staff from Maine Sea Grant and the Marine Extension Team, a partnership between Sea Grant and University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Marine Extension Team members live and work in Maine’s coastal communities from Wells to Eastport, where they conduct applied research, community engagement, and group process with a wide range of stakeholders on many of the issues facing our coast, including:

commercial fisheries

marine aquaculture

ocean-related energy

coastal pollution

climate change

working waterfronts

sustainable tourism

communicating science


Panels of industry members and other stakeholders will cover these issues and more in each class.

Instructor: Paul Anderson, Director, Maine Sea Grant

Tuesday 1:00-4:00 p.m. 3 credits

Enrollment limit 18

Marine Science

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