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.

  • Coastal Flooding Citizen Science

    Coastal Flooding Citizen Science

    Our coastal flooding project provides local residents with guidance on how to contribute observations that will help pinpoint high-risk flooding areas in our communities. Community …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Regional Seafood System Partnership

    Regional Seafood System Partnership

    Despite the healthy, abundant fisheries available in New England, regional fish is challenged to compete with inexpensive, imported seafood. We are collaborating with organizations around …

  • 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 …

  • Sea to School

    Sea to School

    Our sustainable seafood team received a 2020 USDA Farm to School grant to work with K-12 schools across New England to increase the amount of …

  • Fisheries Strategies for Changing Oceans and Resilient Ecosystems by 2030 (FishSCORE2030)

    Fisheries Strategies for Changing Oceans and Resilient Ecosystems by 2030 (FishSCORE2030)

    FishSCORE was endorsed as a decadal programme by the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. This program will build a global network of …

  • Climate Adaptation Strategies for Northeast U.S. Fishing Communities

    Climate Adaptation Strategies for Northeast U.S. Fishing Communities

    We are leading several interdisciplinary projects to provide community-scale information that can be used to guide adaptation and planning for future ecosystem and fishery changes. …

  • Ocean Risks and Resilience in SIDS and LDCs

    Ocean Risks and Resilience in SIDS and LDCs

    This project synthesizes existing knowledge of ocean risks and resilience and tools to assess such risks and vulnerabilities in coastal communities, including those in SIDS …

  • Learning Resource Hub

    Learning Resource Hub

    Across all of our educational efforts at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, we've created compelling curriculum resources targeting middle school learners. Through our resources, …

  • Scallop Aquaculture Initiative

    Scallop Aquaculture Initiative

    In January 2021, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, the University of Maine, and Coastal Enterprises, Inc. convened to form the Scallop Aquaculture Initiative (SAI), …

  • New England Marine Monitoring

    New England Marine Monitoring

    New England Marine Monitoring is an electronic monitoring (EM) services company that provides video review, on-vessel technical support, and program design service to New England …