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Cold-water corals in the Gulf of Maine are the focus of DMC seminar

On Friday, August 11, Dr. Rhian Waller will conclude the DMC’s summer science seminar series with a talk on cold-water corals of the Gulf of Maine. This series featured renowned scientists in the field of marine biology engaged the public in topics ranging from the studies of the aquaculture in Maine to the exploration of […]

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SMS researchers shine a light on the ocean

By Aliya Uteuova Students and faculty at the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences are among the next generation of oceanographers trained in the use of optical instruments and satellite ocean color remote sensing. The Darling Marine Center is hosting a four-week ocean optics class on Calibration and Validation for Ocean Color Remote Sensing. […]

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DMC to host a talk on Coastal Flooding

On Friday, August 4, Dr. Jon Woodruff will give a talk titled “Coastal Flooding: Geological Insight on Causes, Consequences, and Solutions.” The seminar will take place in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested at […]

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UMaine Divers Win Awards

Two UMaine marine science students have been recognized for their dedication and talents in scientific diving. Recent UMaine graduate Chase Brunton has been selected as the recipient of the Dr. Arthur J. Bachrach Bonnier Dive Group publishing internship, sponsored by the Our World Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS).  Chase will help produce content and participate in […]

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How one UMaine student is changing the future of lobster industry

By Aliya Uteuova For Abby Shaughnessy, studying marine biology at the University of Maine was a natural choice. Drawn to the ocean from a young age, Shaughnessy, a senior in the School of Marine Sciences, is spending her summer interning at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole. For her Honors thesis, Shaughnessy partnered with a […]

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Chats with Champions – A discussion on marine resilience

Skidompha Library’s “Chats with Champions” Committee and Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop & Café are pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Leslie will be the featured speaker at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25. Her presentation will take place in the library’s Porter Meeting Hall. Please allow extra time for parking. Dr. Leslie is Director […]

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Life at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents is the topic of DMC seminar

On Friday, July 28, Dr. Jeremy Rich will give a talk titled “Exploring Life at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents.” The seminar will take place in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested at tinyurl.com/y87uxsmw. Deep-sea hydrothermal […]

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DMC hosts a talk on the changing Gulf of Maine ecosystem

On Friday, July 14, Dr. Jeffrey Runge will give a talk titled Plankton, Right Whales, and Change in Gulf of Maine Ecosystem. The seminar will take place in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested […]

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DMC to host a talk on fishing and farming of scallops in Maine

On Friday, July 7, Dana Morse will give a talk on scallops and their impact on Maine’s fishing and farming industry. The seminar will take place in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested at […]

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