Centralmaine.com advances managing coastal pollution talk

Centralmaine.com promoted “The Land-Sea Conjunction Junction … What’s the Function? Connecting Coastal Places, People and Science,” scheduled for 3 p.m. Oct. 19. University of Maine faculty Lauren Ross, assistant professor of hydraulics and water resources engineering, and Sean Smith, associate professor of watershed modeling, will discuss the progress made by scientists and stakeholders to provide better predictions of water quality conditions in Maine estuaries, as well as new forms of information, data sources and analytical tools to help natural resource managers and shellfishing communities respond to pollution problems. More information about the event, which is hosted by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, is online