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Ivona Cetinic writes on Women in Oceanography

UMaine News highlights Ivona Cetinic for her contribution to “Women in Oceanography,”  a special-edition of the journal Oceanography, published by The Oceanography Society. Featured in this issue is a paper titled “Women in Oceanography: Continuing Challenging” by Dr. Ivona Cetinic, research associate at the Darling Marine Center, and her colleague Dr. Beth Orcutt at the […]

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DMC scientists address water quality in the Damariscotta River Estuary

Dr. Larry Mayer and Dr. Damian Brady recently spoke to local citizens at Damariscotta River Association. Their seminar summarized results of recent monitoring efforts and compared them to studies done over 30 years ago. Over the news is good. The estuary is healthy, but continued monitoring is recommended. Water Quality in the Damariscotta Estuary, Boothbay […]

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DMC researchers collaborate on lobster settlement

Dr. Rick Wahle, Dr. Bob Steneck and graduate student Noah Oppenheim are working with Maine colleagues to predict lobster molt and settlement, and help fishermen gauge landings in a warming Gulf of Maine. Read more about the project in the January 22, 2015 edition of  Working Waterfront.

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Damian Brady discusses ocean acidification on WERU

Ocean acidification was the topic of discussion on WERU’s public affairs program Coastal Conversations. Natalie Springuel of Maine Sea Grant hosted the session which aired January 23, 2105. Her guests included Damian Brady, Assistant Professor at UMaine School for Marine Sciences at the Darling Marine Center, and Associate Director of Research at Sea Grant; as […]

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Dr. Riess on MPBN News

Dr. Warren Riess was interviewed by Irwin Gratz for MPBN News. The topic of conversation was “The Ship That Held Up Wall Street,” Warren’s latest book which recounts the discovery, excavation and history of an 18th-century merchant vessel found in lower Manhattan. If you missed the original broadcast which aired on December 29, you can […]

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Making Waves

The 2014 edition of  Making Waves, is in the mail! It’s also posted here, on the DMC’s website, along with back issues spanning seventeen years.

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Extreme Weather

UMaine scientists including Dr. Mary Jane Perry and Dr. Damian Brady at the DMC are focused on extreme weather—predicting it and understanding its consequences on society and the marine environment.  Their perspectives and those of other UMaine researchers is highlighted are the current edition of UMaine Today. Read the article Watch the video

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Cloudy With a Chance of Copepods

University of New Hampshire (UNH) undergraduate Kate Cart spent the last two summers at the Darling Marine Center. Working with Dr. Rachel Lasley-Rasher, Kate has been studying the effects of turbidity on mysid feeding behavior. Her experience has been highlighted in UNH Today.

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Graduate Fellowships in Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture

The Universities of Maine (UM) and New England (UNE) recently launched the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET), supported by a major National Science Foundation grant. Graduate students will investigate marine social ecological systems while developing sustainable ecological aquaculture in Maine. SEANET will create a globally recognized research network that advances new knowledge and innovation to […]

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