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.

  • SNAPP: Climate Resilient Fisheries Working Group

    SNAPP: Climate Resilient Fisheries Working Group

    This SNAPP working group will play a key role in developing guidance on management approaches, processes, and tools that can operationalize and implement resilience principles …

  • NASA Citizen Science Community Workshops

    NASA Citizen Science Community Workshops

    We host the NASA Citizen Science Community Workshop each year at GMRI. This workshop connects NASA scientists and project leaders with community who are engaged …

  • Ecosystem Change Indicators for Lobster

    Ecosystem Change Indicators for Lobster

    As part of the Maine Lobster Research Collaborative, we are developing and testing a suite of ecosystem indicators that can be used to explore connections …

  • Monitoring Pollution with Mussels

    Monitoring Pollution with Mussels

    To construct more complete maps of human-associated nitrogen loading to our marine ecosystems, we measure nitrogen stable isotopes in mussels from numerous coastal sites. This …

  • Using Satellite Data to Support Sustainable Fisheries

    Using Satellite Data to Support Sustainable Fisheries

    We are working to develop a Fisheries and Climate Toolkit (FaCeT) to track and forecast fisheries-relevant physical and biological ocean features that will inform dynamic …

  • Evaluating Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

    Evaluating Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

    Our project will work to develop widely applicable general management strategies that promote the conservation of shifting marine fish stocks, and support the ability of …

  • Re-evaluating the Cultural Value of Fisheries and Working Waterfronts

    Re-evaluating the Cultural Value of Fisheries and Working Waterfronts

    By conducting case studies in Japan and the US that more closely examines the relational values that local populations develop as they work with their …

  • Choice-Based Assessments

    Choice-Based Assessments

    In work led by Stanford University’s AAALab and supported by GMRI, we look to understand how experiences in LabVenture and in the classroom affect students’ …

  • Lunch and Learn

    Lunch and Learn

    On the first Thursday of each month, GMRI hosts a Lunch & Learn tour of our facility on the Portland waterfront where participants can learn …

  • Extending LabVenture into the Classroom

    Extending LabVenture into the Classroom

    In tandem with the redevelopment of LabVenture, GMRI and the Education Development Center have created a suite of classroom and teacher professional development activities to …

  • Rebuilding LabVenture

    Rebuilding LabVenture

    As a centerpiece of the NASA-funded Real World, Real Science project, GMRI reimagined, developed, and launched a new LabVenture experience in September 2018. This effort …

  • Sea State Series

    Sea State Series

    We’re pleased to have relaunched Sea State, our series featuring expert speakers on topics central to the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and economy. Since 2006, …