Projects

We advance our mission across all our commitments through a variety of projects designed to serve and support our stakeholders. Search and explore hundreds of projects to learn more about our on-the-ground impacts in the Gulf of Maine and beyond.

  • Gulf of Maine Temperature Trends

    Gulf of Maine Temperature Trends

    The Gulf of Maine has warmed quickly, but is it still warming? We use satellite data to keep tabs on the temperature of the Gulf …

  • Real World, Real Science

    Real World, Real Science

    Real World, Real Science is a NASA-funded project that enables students to explore the local impacts of global climatic trends and builds connections in STEM …

  • The Open Knowledge Network to Meet Ocean Decision Challenges (OceanOKN)

    The Open Knowledge Network to Meet Ocean Decision Challenges (OceanOKN)

    Throughout history, people have been able to rely on their past experience to inform their decisions about the future. We are now entering a period …

  • Science Café

    Science Café

    Every few months, members of the public are invited to GMRI to grab a drink, pull up a chair, and join us for an informal …

  • LabVenture

    LabVenture

    Each year, GMRI hosts nearly 10,000 Maine middle schoolers in its LabVenture program — a hands-on, interactive, authentic investigation of current research on the Gulf …

  • Electronic Monitoring (EM)

    Electronic Monitoring (EM)

    In an attempt to reduce the expense of at-sea monitoring, we are working with managers and fishermen to develop cost-effective alternatives. Electronic monitoring (EM) offers …

  • Sustainable Seafood Program

    Sustainable Seafood Program

    We work with industry leaders across the supply chain to build market demand and empower consumers to find and buy Gulf of Maine seafood. We …

  • Marine Resource Education Program

    Marine Resource Education Program

    MREP empowers fishermen with better understanding of how, when, and where to engage effectively in fishery management with workshops guided by local industry members several …

  • Snap-a-Striper

    Snap-a-Striper

    Striped bass catches have declined dramatically in recent years — with landings down by 90%, according to some estimates — leaving both scientists and fishermen …

  • Maine Aquaculture Workforce Development Strategy

    Maine Aquaculture Workforce Development Strategy

    In Maine’s aquaculture industry the workforce shortage has been an obstacle to growth for many businesses. This in-depth analysis aims to help determine the current …

  • Research Experience for Undergraduates

    Research Experience for Undergraduates

    At GMRI, one of nearly 700 NSF-funded REU sites across the country, we introduce students to an exciting diversity of marine and fisheries science opportunities. …

  • Trawl to Table

    Trawl to Table

    Trawl to Table workshops bring together players from throughout the seafood supply chain to learn and share information. The workshops dig into the challenges and …