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.

  • Revealing the Systemic Impacts of LabVenture

    Revealing the Systemic Impacts of LabVenture

    This research project investigates the short-term and long-term impacts of the LabVenture program on Maine’s students, families, and learning communities in terms of their perception …

  • Teaching and Learning Ecosystem Modeling

    Teaching and Learning Ecosystem Modeling

    This research project investigates the development of middle-school students’ understandings and practices of modeling in the context of investigations of variability and change in ecosystems. …

  • GMRI Home Delivery

    GMRI Home Delivery

    To adapt to modern challenges we created the GMRI Home Delivery program to provide teachers, students, and parents with virtual education options. All of the …

  • Split The Seafood Bill Campaign

    Split The Seafood Bill Campaign

    In support of our Culinary Partners (and ultimately our local coastal communities), we launched a campaign offering to split the cost of takeout or dine-in …

  • Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    GMRI is proud to have a range of retailers, universities, schools, hospitals, and corporate dining facilities participating in the Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested program. …

  • Verifying Responsible Harvest

    Verifying Responsible Harvest

    The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested label highlights seafood that meets important criteria around responsible harvest. To verify a species, GMRI develops assessment reports with …

  • The Maine Aquaculturist

    The Maine Aquaculturist

    The Maine Aquaculturist, an aquaculture knowledge portal, is a comprehensive, accessible, and practical information portal that assists commercial aquaculture businesses in understanding and utilizing business-relevant …

  • Fishery Improvement Projects

    Fishery Improvement Projects

    Fishery improvement projects (FIPs) use the power of the private sector to drive changes in a fishery. These projects are a unique example of seafood …

  • Understanding Climate Impacts on the Maine Coastal Fish and Invertebrate Community

    Understanding Climate Impacts on the Maine Coastal Fish and Invertebrate Community

    The goal of this study is to synthesize data collected through the ME-NH Inshore Trawl Survey, and place it in the context of other surveys …

  • Groundfish Management Strategy Evaluation

    Groundfish Management Strategy Evaluation

    The impacts of climate change on marine fisheries resources are increasing. Some groundfish stocks, such as Georges Bank cod, have declined to record-low biomass in …

  • Mapping Coastal Community Flood Hazards

    Mapping Coastal Community Flood Hazards

    To help coastal residents learn more about the impacts of coastal flooding and sea level rise, we partnered with the City of South Portland to …

  • Expanding Maine's Blue Economy

    Expanding Maine's Blue Economy

    This collaborative, industry-propelled, interdisciplinary research project will enhance the long-term economic sustainability of aquaculture in Maine by improving our understanding of the Maine aquaculture industry’s …