Tue August 26, 2014
The Changing Ocean Ecosystem
What lurks beneath the waves off our shores? Take part in a conversation about the changing ocean ecosystem. Learn about the creatures great and small that thrive - and struggle - in the Gulf of Maine. And hear suggestions about how to discover and help this often overlooked, but vital, environment.
Guests: Janet Gannon, marine biology lab instructor at Bowdoin College. She writes about sailing and marine biology on her blog maineoceanlover.blogspot.com
Adam Baukus, research associate at Gulf of Maine Research Institute. He has worked in marine and estuarine environments with hagfish, oysters, krill, lobsters, and farmed fish, and currently works with commercial fishermen on gear technology and fish behavior.
Joe Payne, Casco Baykeeper with the Friends of Casco Bay. He is a Portland native and worked in the field as a marine biologist before becoming the Baykeeper.
Video story about GMRI's CBASS project:
Casco Bay study