Research

WVII, WABI Report on UMaine Research Diving Class

WVII (Channel 7) and WABI (Channel 5) spoke with students in the introduction to research diving course offered at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center. Students in the class visited the Orono campus to use the pool to prepare for their final that will allow them to become certified scientific research divers.

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Press Herald Cites UMaine Grad Student in Destructive Moth Article

The Portland Press Herald spoke with Kaitlyn O’Donnell, a graduate student in entomology at the University of Maine, for an article on destructive winter moths returning to Maine. O’Donnell, who has been working in Harpswell for the last 18 months, said research there has revealed the moths prefer apples and oaks, and they haven’t been […]

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UMaine Study Cited in Press Herald Editorial on High School Accreditation

A 2009 study conducted by researchers at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development’s Center for Research and Evaluation was cited in a Portland Press Herald editorial on high school accreditation. The study found 102 of the state’s 119 public secondary schools were accredited by the New England Association of Schools and […]

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Tri-Town Weekly Advances Maine Green Crab Summit

Tri-Town Weekly reported the Freeport-based Maine Clammers Association will be among the many organizations to attend the Maine Green Crab Summit Dec. 16 at the University of Maine. The group will join the discussion on the damage the invasive green crab is inflicting on the state’s clamming industry and will use information from a Maine […]

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UMaine to Host Maine Green Crab Summit

Learning more about the invasive European green crab and its effects on Maine’s coastal and marine resources will be the focus of a Dec. 16 conference at the University of Maine. Maine Sea Grant, Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR), Maine Coastal Program and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will hold the Maine Green Crab […]

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Working Waterfront Reports on Journal Article by Steneck, Wahle

The Working Waterfront reported on the publication of a journal article written by University of Maine marine scientists Robert Steneck and Richard Wahle. “American lobster dynamics in a brave new ocean,” was published in a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science titled “American Lobster in a Changing Ecosystem: U.S.-Canada Science […]

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UMaine Study Cited in Morning Sentinel Article on Road Salt

A 2010 University of Maine study was cited in a Morning Sentinel article titled “Maine’s road salt comes from unexpected places.” The study determined a year’s worth of road salt in Maine — an estimated billion pounds — weighs about four times more than the state’s population.

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Waller Named Fellow in Elite International Adventurers Group, Maine Edge Reports

The Maine Edge reported on University of Maine marine scientist Rhian Waller being named a Fellow in the Explorers Club, an elite international group of adventurers who encourage scientific discovery while exploring land, sea and space. Waller has completed more than 40 diving expeditions around the planet and was named a 21st-century risk taker who […]

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