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.

  • Broadening Access to Computer Science in Middle Schools

    Broadening Access to Computer Science in Middle Schools

    This project aims to develop a teacher professional learning community centered on the integration of computer science with regular middle school math and science instruction.

  • LabVenture Learning Retention and Engagement

    LabVenture Learning Retention and Engagement

    This research project investigates the power and potential of visual representations and conversational reflections in supporting scientific discovery and learning during and after LabVenture, our …

  • Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested®

    Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested®

    The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested® label is a promise that seafood hails from the clean, cool waters of the Gulf of Maine and the …

  • Improving tide predictions and identifying flood thresholds

    Improving tide predictions and identifying flood thresholds

    What water level and weather conditions lead to local flooding? With around 5000 miles of tidally influenced coastline and only a handful of active tide …

  • 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 …

  • Findings from the Field

    Findings from the Field

    A unique opportunity for students to engage in critical elements of the scientific process: the writing, peer review, and publication of results.

  • Simulating Cod Management Alternatives

    Simulating Cod Management Alternatives

    Atlantic cod in U.S. waters are managed as two distinct stocks. Recently, however, an interdisciplinary review revealed that the current stock boundaries do not align …

  • 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 …

  • 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. …

  • Casco Bay Aquatic Systems Survey (CBASS)

    Casco Bay Aquatic Systems Survey (CBASS)

    CBASS, a long-term monitoring effort led by GMRI, helps us gain a better understanding of the pace and direction of changes taking place in the …

  • 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. …

  • Scientist To Go

    Scientist To Go

    Our Scientist To Go program connects students with a wide range of scientists to learn about real, ongoing scientific research, scientific career paths, and more.