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Viscous Flow Environments in Oceans and Inland Waters by Peter Jumars

VISCOUS FLOW ENVIRONMENTS IN OCEANS AND INLAND WATERS Viscous Flow Environments in Oceans and Inland Waters Author(s):Peter A. Jumars Contributors:Peter Jumars; Book Description This text targets advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and practicing aquatic scientists who seek to understand effects of flow on aquatic processes but have had little prior exposure to fluid dynamics. It […]

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Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at 2019 Student Symposium

More than 1,200 students showcased nearly 400 research and creative works at the 2019 UMaine Student Symposium held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on April 10. The fourth annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to interact with student researchers and scholars as they viewed posters and exhibits and listened to oral […]

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Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at 2019 Student Symposium

April 16, 2019 More than 1,200 students showcased nearly 400 research and creative works at the 2019 UMaine Student Symposium held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on April 10. The fourth annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to interact with student researchers and scholars as they viewed posters and exhibits and […]

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Aquaculture projects receive $1.4 million in grants from NOAA

Jordan Snyder takes a water sample from a humic lake near the coast of Maine as part of her team’s validation work for their Landsat 8-based Oyster Suitability Index.Photo by: Ryan Weatherbee, University of Maine NOAA Sea Grant announces the award of $1.4 million in grants to the University of Maine for two projects to […]

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From south to north, young lobsters find cool refuge in deepwater

Maine fishermen hauled in 110.8 million pounds of lobsters in 2017 with a value of more than $400 million. While still incredibly large, this volume represented a 16 percent decline and $100 million loss compared to previous years of record-setting landings. Since the late 1980s Maine’s lobster landings have multiplied six fold, while the area […]

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Wahle named director of the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine

Richard Wahle University of Maine marine sciences research professor Richard Wahle has been named director of the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute, effective Sept.1. He succeeds Robert Bayer, who has directed the institute since 1995 and is retiring from UMaine this year. Wahle joined UMaine’s School of Marine Sciences in 2009. He is based at […]

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Shedding Light on Arctic Marine Ecosystem Services – Field Report

    SHEDDING LIGHT ON ARCTIC MARINE ECOSYSTEM SERVICES | FIELD REPORT Sentinel North International PhD School | July 12-24, 2018     The second edition of the Sentinel North International Ph.D School sets its course towards Baffin Bay in Nunavut, Canada. The team of 19 students and 22 mentors from 12 different universities have boarded the […]

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Marine scientists to examine plankton in Pacific Ocean’s ‘twilight zone’

July 5, 2018 University of Maine scientists are part of an interdisciplinary research team equipped with advanced underwater robotics and analytical instrumentation that will set sail in August from Seattle to the northeastern Pacific Ocean. They’ll examine the life and death of plankton — microscopic organisms that are the base of the ocean food web […]

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