Darling Marine Center news

Press Herald highlights UMaine researchers’ work with NASA satellite

Research from University of Maine professor of oceanography Emmanuel Boss and professor of marine sciences Damian Brady to collect ocean data using a NASA satellite was highlighted by the Portland Press Herald. The PACE satellite will be in space for three years to collect the most detailed data on record about the color and health […]

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Media highlight UMaine study on fishermen’s resilience to climate change

Earth.com, ECO Magazine and the Scientific Inquirer highlighted a study from an international research team led by Timothy Frawley, postdoctoral researcher affiliated with the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, about how fishermen’s operational decisions can affect their ability to adapt to climate change. Reports also cited quotes from Frawley and Heather Leslie, a UMaine professor […]

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Media boost UMaine research on fisherman’s adaptation to climate change

Sky News, Eurasia Review, Phys.org, AZo Cleantech shared a news release from the University of Maine on an international research team led by a Timothy Frawley, postdoctoral researcher affiliated with the Darling Marine Center, studying how fishermen’s operational decisions affect their ability to adapt to climate change. 

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NAS awards UMaine professor for work on marine ecosystems

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) honored University of Maine marine ecologist Robert S. Steneck for advancing the scientific understanding and conservation of marine ecosystems.  Steneck, who retired from a 41-year career at UMaine in fall 2023, was among 20 recipients of the 2024 NAS Awards.  The Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal and a $50,000 prize […]

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UMaine launches the College of Earth, Life, and Health Sciences 

The College of Earth, Life, and Health Sciences made its debut during a town hall meeting at the University of Maine on Oct. 31.  The college, formerly known as the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, is the largest of UMaine’s six colleges, accounting for 26.5% of all university enrollments. Members of the newly […]

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UMaine researcher who helped reshape marine science in Maine retires

When Bob Steneck came to the University of Maine in 1982, there were few marine ecologists in the state, and none interacted with fishermen. He was among the first in Maine to work with lobstermen on research, traveling with them on their boats, diving to the seafloor to study lobsters and sharing his findings with […]

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Staudinger receives Honorable Mention for the 2023 Climate Adaptation  Leadership Award for Natural Resources

Michelle Staudinger, associate professor at the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences and Darling Marine Center, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2023 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources. Staudinger was recognized in the “Federal Government” category for demonstrating exemplary leadership in reducing climate related threats and promoting adaptation of the nation’s […]

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