Tag: Sustainability

Student Stories: Aubrey Jane

The close proximity to Maine’s beautiful beaches was just one perk among many that brought Aubrey Jane from Stanhope, New Jersey to the University of New England (UNE). UNE’s renowned reputation for marine science and their Marine Science Center inspired Jane to apply to the university.  Once at UNE, Jane applied to be a SEANET […]

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Student Stories: Susana DeFrank

Susana DeFrank is from the small coastal town of Temecula, California, and is pursuing her degree in marine biology at Maine Maritime Academy.  Over this past summer, DeFrank worked with two professors as a ME EPSCoR undergraduate intern. With these professors, she focused on studying potential predators of soft shell clams in the Northern Bay […]

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Young woman smiling in front of a bookcase. Overlaid text reads: SEANET Graduate Student Melissa Kimble. Spacial Information Science and Engineering. Read about Kimble's work with SEANET as she helps researchers and industry members access data and see the entire picture of an aquaculture issue. SEANET and Maine EPSCoR seals on lower left.

Place and Time: Data Mapping in Research on Aquaculture Siting Locations

Melissa Kimble Works to Unify Qualitative and Quantitative Data in New Research on Aquaculture Siting Locations When Melissa Kimble first came to Maine, her partner insisted she buy a copy of the  “Maine Atlas & Gazetteer.” He told her that she needed the thick blue book filled with maps of roadways and trails, the best […]

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Read the Fall 2018 Newsletter Online

Have you seen our latest fall newsletter? This issue features articles on our recent research projects, results of the aquaculture industry survey and the impact and legacy of NSF EPSCoR in Maine. You can read a copy of here:    

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Researcher of the Week: Charlotte Quigley

Charlotte Quigley is a Ph.D. candidate of marine biology at the University of Maine and SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 2: Changing Environments. Quigley grew up on the coast of Massachusetts and has always had a love for the ocean. Before college she worked at the New England Aquarium, citing her favorite part as visiting […]

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Researcher of the Week: Avery Cole

Avery Cole is a masters student in the School of Economics at the University of Maine and a SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 4: Human Dimensions. As an undergrad, Cole spent two years at the University of Connecticut studying chemical engineering before he returned to Maine to study political science and math. After spending a […]

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DMC Hosts SEA Fellows Symposium Aug. 7

“Students, researchers, fishermen, aquaculture entrepreneurs and other marine professionals will gather at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center 2-4:30 p.m. Aug. 7 for the third annual SEA Fellows Symposium. UMaine and University of Maine at Machias President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will welcome participants to the student-centered symposium at 2 p.m. in Brooke Hall on the […]

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Researcher of the Week: Kate Coupland

Kate Coupland is a graduate researcher in her fourth year of PhD work at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) in Walpole, ME. In collaboration with her graduate studies, Coupland works as a SEANET Research Fellow in Theme 1: Carrying Capacity. Coupland’s research interests include the chemistry of Maine estuaries, ocean acidification and […]

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Maine Water Resources Research Institute Issues Request for Proposals

The Maine Water Resources Research Institute, through the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, recently released an RFP for the  FY19 Water Resources Sustainability Research Grants (USGS 104b) program. “With funding from the U.S. Geological Survey’s 104b program, the Maine Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) in the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions supports research […]

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Researcher of the Week: Andrew Goode

As a part of a new social media initiative to connect you with our researchers, we are introducing the Maine EPSCoR and SEANET Researcher of the Week. Each week we will feature a graduate researcher on our social media and our website. If you would like to have your work featured, please contact us at […]

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