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Right Whale Conservation and the Management of the American Lobster Fishery

354 Aubert Hall 354 Aubert Hall, Orono, ME, United States

The School of Marine Sciences presents Dr. Erin Summers Director, Division of Biological Monitoring Maine Department of Marine Resources The  North  Atlantic  right  whale  experienced  an  unprecedented  mortality  event  in  2017  with  the  loss  of  3%  of  the  population through entanglements in fixed fishing gear and ship strikes. New studies are confirming that this endangered […]

Integrating Genetics and Physiology to Gain Insights Into Species Responses to Environmental Change

354 Aubert Hall 354 Aubert Hall, Orono, ME, United States

The School of Marine Sciences presents Dr. Brent L. Lockwood Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology University of Vermont Abiotic and biotic factors create and maintain diversity, at multiple levels of biological organization. The biosphere can be a challenging place in which to live because physiological processes are perturbed by changes in the environment. But species […]

The Win-win of Putting Marine Science to Work for Community Sustainability

354 Aubert Hall 354 Aubert Hall, Orono, ME, United States

Polycom availability with Darling Marine Center, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, and Bigelow Laboratories. School of Marine Sciences presents Dr. Heather Deese Executive Vice President – Island Institute People who live on the islands and coast of Maine, and along shorelines the world over, can benefit tremendously from the wisdom that scientists of all stripes […]

Assessing the Signature Education Program in Marine Sciences: Updates and Opportunities

354 Aubert Hall 354 Aubert Hall, Orono, ME, United States

Dr. Sara M. Lindsay Associate Professor, SMS UMaine In 2014, The School of Marine Sciences was recognized as a Signature Education Program at the University of Maine on the strength of its successful and innovative undergraduate and graduate programs. Data from a (then) recently completed Alumni Survey helped build the case that our undergraduate program […]

Nitrogen Cycling in the Warming Coastal Arctic

354 Aubert Hall 354 Aubert Hall, Orono, ME, United States

The School of Marine Sciences presents Dr. Deborah Bronk President and CEO Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Deborah Bronk became the President and CEO of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean […]

Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Peter Ellis will present the University of Maine’s fourth annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at 3 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Buchanan Alumni House. Ellis’ talk, “Smarter logging for good: Sustainable, low-impact forestry as a natural climate solution,” will discuss the role of forest management in achieving global environmental, economic, and social […]

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