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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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Maine EPSCoR 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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Oyster at Aquaculture Boot Camp

ME EPSCoR Announces SEANET Seed Grant Program

Maine EPSCoR is pleased to announce the availability of the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) SEED Grant program. The purpose of this program is to develop partnerships with organizations and institutions to increase K-20 STEM opportunities through outreach and education programs, and activities that are aligned with SEANET’s project’s research initiatives across the state of […]

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Maine EPSCoR Researcher of the Week: Olga Bredikhina

Olga Bredikhina is a SEANET Research Fellow currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Economics at the University of Maine. Her interests in this field lie in behavioral economics, consumer decision-making, resource economics, and sustainability and econometric modeling, working under SEANET Theme Four, Human Dimensions. Olga is originally from Moscow, Russia, and moved to the […]

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Maine EPSCoR’s Researcher of the Week: Amy Bainbridge

Amy Bainbridge is a graduate student interested in ocean and coastal resource assessment, resource economics, econometric modeling, and GIS analysis, currently working under SEANET Theme Four, Human Dimensions. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English-Professional Writing, from The Ohio State University, and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, from the University of Central Florida, […]

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Maine EPSCoR’s Researcher of the Week: Melissa Kimble

Melissa Kimble is a Ph.D. student interested in spatial data uncertainty and data integration working under SEANET’s Carrying Capacity Theme. Melissa was a child of the Air Force, moving all around the country throughout her youth, but considers Alaska her home. She began her university studies in Anchorage but later transferred to Humboldt State University […]

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Maine EPSCoR’s 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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Maine EPSCoR’s Researcher of the Week: Emma Taccardi

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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SEANET Announces Grant Awards for Aquaculture Research in Down East Maine 

Maine EPSCoR’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) is funding two projects in Washington County to better understand the effects of environmental change and management policies on soft-shell clams and Atlantic sea scallops. Sustainable aquaculture presents opportunities for economic development and growth in Down East Maine’s coastal communities. “As interest in this industry continues to grow, critical […]

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Upcoming Lecture: Dr. Sylvia Earle

Dr. Sylvia Earle is President and Chairman of Mission Blue/The Sylvia Earle Alliance. She is a National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence and is called Her Deepness by the New Yorker and the New York Times, Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first Hero for the Planet by Time Magazine. She is an […]

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