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.

  • Citizen Science in Classrooms

    Citizen Science in Classrooms

    In classrooms, it is more important than ever that students have access to authentic science experiences and content that build a strong foundation for them …

  • 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 …

  • Gulf of Maine Sashimi

    Gulf of Maine Sashimi

    Gulf of Maine Sashimi was founded to realize the maximum potential for seafood from the New England region.

  • 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 …