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A Climate of Change Seminar

Join us on Monday, January 23rd at 5:00 pm in the Bangor Room at Memorial Union. The Island Institute and the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) are presenting four short films about the future of fisheries and the changing ocean. This free screening will be followed by a Q & A with the Island Institute’s Heather […]

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UMaine Today Article Highlights SEANET

The latest issue of UMaine Today features an article on the work of the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) and how the data we’re collecting is helping farmers. Farming the sea

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High School Internship Applications Now Available

Applications for the Maine EPSCoR High School Internship program are now available for the summer of 2017. Through this program, students experience a paid, hands-on opportunity to participate in cutting edge research with faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at the University of Maine in Orono. Students can gain real-world experience in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics […]

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SEANET Spotlight Video Highlights Coupland’s Work

Our latest SEANET Spotlight video highlights the work of Katie Coupland, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center studying oceanography.  Her research focuses on collecting data by using buoy and handheld sensors in the Damariscotta River to collect water samples to better understand the potential for climate impact on aquaculture. By […]

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SEANET Spotlight Video Highlights Quigley’s Work

Our latest SEANET Spotlight video highlights the work of Charlotte Quigley, a PhD student in marine biology. Charlotte is studying alaria (a kelp) and ways to make it more viable with changing temperatures. Watch the video on our Vimeo site.

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Ending trial-and-error aquaculture

UMaine doctoral student seeks to increase industry sustainability Locals and tourists flocking to the coast to eat fresh shellfish may not know about costs and risks that aquaculturists encounter getting the seafood to the table. One of the biggest issues for aquaculture farmers is selecting lease sites without knowing the physics and biology of the […]

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NSF Day

Registration Now Open for NSF Day – October 13, 2016

NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science, engineering and education research. This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. During the day, NSF will give an overview on proposal writing, NSF’s merit review process, and programs that fall within their […]

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