Current Research

Current Research Projects

R-18-05 From paleoceanography to policy: Applying historical coastal pH baselines from long-lived shells and skeletons to contemporary shellfish aquaculture
R-18-04 Understanding climate impacts on the Maine coastal fish and invertebrate community through synthesis of the Maine-New Hampshire Inshore Trawl
R-18-03 The return of Maine’s kelp forests: patterns, drivers, and implications for industry
R-18-02 Reconciling multiple stakeholders in rockweed habitats: Science to help achieve the intersecting goals of a fishery and coastal wildlife
E-17-02 Large-scale culture methods for blue mussel seed production in Maine and the Northeast: experimental laboratory & field trials
E-17-01 Sustainable post-harvest processing and value-addition of cultured seaweed
DV-17-22 Bagaduce Watershed Monitoring
DV-17-21 Midcoast Maine Water Quality for Our Communities
DV-17-20 Developing consistent methods to collect biological data at field stations across the Gulf of Maine
DV-17-20 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Annual Meeting
DV-17-18 Growth and physiological sensitivity of early stage Gulf of Maine crustaceans in response to ocean warming
DV-17-17 Transmission dynamics of green crab parasites on the Maine coast
DV-17-16 Measuring concentrations of brominated flame retardants in microplastic from Penobscot Bay
DV-17-15 Expanding the Phytoplankton Monitoring Volunteer Program
DV-17-13 Engaging partners to build an ecosystem-level understanding of Cobscook Bay and Western Passage
DV-17-09 Developing and assessing a method to analyze the effects of access on local ecological knowledge of commercial fishermen
DV-17-08 Testing the effectiveness of eel life cycle study methods in Downeast Maine
DV-17-07 International Conference and Workshops on Lobster Biology & Management
DV-17-05 International Pectinid Workshop
DV-17-01 Estimating nitrogen loads in Casco Bay, Maine