April 19, 2016
Mr. Kisei Tanaka, a 3rd year doctoral candidate in the Climate Change Institute and School of Marine Sciences, was awarded the 2nd place for Best Student Presentation Award at this year’s Borns Symposium.
In his presentation titled "Modeling spatiotemporal variability of the bioclimate envelope of Homarus americanus in the coastal waters of Maine and New Hampshire”, Tanaka addressed the major outcomes from a coupled bio-physical model he developed with his adviser Dr. Yong Chen of...
March 31, 2016
Stephen Colbert introduced millions to Skylar Bayer’s marine reproductive ecology research.
When “The Colbert Report” aired a mock crime story about missing scallop gonads and a lonely lady scientist performing experiments, the audience laughed while it learned.
That funny, true, personal stories can both inform and entertain resonates with Bayer, a doctoral candidate based at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center.
In 2014, Bayer first took the stage at a storytelling event...
March 17, 2016
On 3/4/16, ARRT! worked with 350 Maine to project a video about the warming of the Gulf of Maine. It appeared on Mechanics' Hall on Congress Street during First Friday Art Walk. ARRT! (The Artists Rapid Response Team) is a project of the Union of Maine Visual Artists (UMVA). The Projection was done with the help of MECA and Mechanics' Hall (MCMA) and USM's Ci2 SRS. for more info, see arrteam.org
February 29, 2016
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December 21, 2015
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society:
Sea Lice Infestations of a Wild Fish Assemblage in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean
Alexander J. Jensen Gayle B. Zydlewski, Sarah Barker and Michael Pietrak
to link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2015.1091381
December 9, 2015
In November, Noah Oppenheim won the best student oral presentation award at the American Lobster in a Changing Ecosystem symposium in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
“Forecasting the future of the American lobster in the Gulf of Maine and Southern New England: trouble on the horizon?” was the title of his talk.
In it, the University of Maine graduate student in the...
November 23, 2015
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November 16, 2015
Molly Payne Wynne, Penobscot River Restoration Trust, 207-430-0175
Elyse Kahl, University of Maine, 207-581-3747
Jennifer Goebel, NOAA Fisheries, 978-281-9175
After More than a Century, Endangered Shortnose Sturgeon Find Historic Habitat Post Dam Removal
Orono, Maine — Endangered shortnose sturgeon have rediscovered habitat in the Penobscot River that had been inaccessible to the species for more than 100...
November 16, 2015
A graduate student at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center received a Young Investigator Award Honorable Mention at the 9th Florida State University Mote Symposium in October.
Ruleo Camacho, who is a pursuing a dual master’s degree in marine biology and marine policy, presented his thesis research, “Antigua’s Community Based No-Take Reserves: Developing a...
November 10, 2015
Marine scientists warn that the future may bring more harmful algal blooms (HABs) which could threaten wildlife and the economy, but that poor scientific understanding limits long-term forecasts.
Understanding algal blooms and how they will impact society was the focus of a four-day workshop — comprised of 11 marine science researchers from around the world — held in...