Current Projects

R-18-05 From paleoceanography to policy: Applying historical coastal pH baselines from long-lived shells and skeletons to contemporary shellfish aquaculture Catherine Schmitt Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:26

Michele LaVigne
Bowdoin College

Branwen Williams
Claremont Colleges

Alan Wanamaker
Iowa State University

David Carlon
Bowdoin College

Aaron Strong
University of Maine

R-18-04 Understanding climate impacts on the Maine coastal fish and invertebrate community through synthesis of the Maine-New Hampshire Inshore Trawl Catherine Schmitt Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:24

Lisa Kerr
Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Kathy Mills
Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Andrew Pershing
Gulf of Maine Research Institute

R-18-03 The return of Maine’s kelp forests: patterns, drivers, and implications for industry Catherine Schmitt Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:21

Douglas B. Rasher
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Robert Steneck
University of Maine

Matthew Suskiewicz
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

R-18-02 Reconciling multiple stakeholders in rockweed habitats: Science to help achieve the intersecting goals of a fishery and coastal wildlife Catherine Schmitt Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:18

Amanda Klemmer
Assistant Research Professor of Food Web Ecology

University of Maine


E-17-02 Large-scale culture methods for blue mussel seed production in Maine and the Northeast: experimental laboratory & field trials Catherine Schmitt Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:31

Brian Beal
Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research


E-17-01 Sustainable post-harvest processing and value-addition of cultured seaweed Catherine Schmitt Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:28

Balunkeswar Nayak
Assistant Professor of Food Processing
School of Food and Agriculture
University of Maine

John Belding
Advanced Manufacturing Center, UMaine

Mary Ellen Camire
School of Food and Agriculture, UMaine

Xuan Chen
School of Economics, UMaine

Jennifer Perry
School of Food and Agriculture, UMaine

Denise Skonberg
School of Food and Agriculture, UMaine

Peter Van Walsum
Chemical and Biological Engineering, UMaine

DV-17-22 Bagaduce Watershed Monitoring Catherine Schmitt Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:36

Bailey Bowden
Town of Penobscot Alewife Committee
Penobscot, ME

DV-17-21 Midcoast Maine Water Quality for Our Communities Catherine Schmitt Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:33

Sarah Gladu
Damariscotta River Association
Damariscotta, ME

DV-17-20 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Annual Meeting Catherine Schmitt Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:27

Bob Twilley
President, Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation
Seattle, WA

The mission of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation is to advance understanding and stewardship of estuarine and coastal ecosystems worldwide through promoting research supporting education, and facilitating communication among scientists, government, and the public. The Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation is the only scientific society whose members focus exclusively on the essential intersection of research, management and restoration of estuarine and coastal ecosystems.

DV-17-17 Transmission dynamics of green crab parasites on the Maine coast Catherine Schmitt Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:23

Ian Bricknell
School of Marine Sciences
University of Maine