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.

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Integrated Sentinel Monitoring Network (ISMN)

    Integrated Sentinel Monitoring Network (ISMN)

    We are developing an Integrated Sentinel Monitoring Network (ISMN) in partnership with NERACOOS, the Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC), and other partners in the region. …

  • Climate and Fisheries Data Dashboard

    Climate and Fisheries Data Dashboard

    The Climate and Fisheries Data Dashboard is a web-based application developed for fisheries stakeholders in the Northeast which makes complex, climate-relevant data more accessible and …

  • 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 …

  • Fisheries Technical Assistance Program

    Fisheries Technical Assistance Program

    Our Fisheries Technical Assistance Program provides a range of technical, convening, and innovation services to New England’s commercial fishing industry to promote the long-term prosperity …

  • 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 …