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Gulf of Maine Research Institute Gets $1 Million To Study Climate Change's Effect On Fisheries

Sep 6, 2017

Dr. Lisa Kerr, who leads the project at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, says the idea is to create a predictive tool for managers that includes a variety of climate change scenarios, species biology and fishing techniques.

“It’s essentially a way we can simulate how things are going to respond to climate change and test things virtually before we do the testing on the water, with fishermen’s livelihoods at stake,” she says.

Senior GMRI Scientists Involved in the Project: