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.

  • Marine and Coastal Phenology: Temperature, Phytoplankton, and Fish

    Marine and Coastal Phenology: Temperature, Phytoplankton, and Fish

    Changes in phenology, or the seasonal timing of recurring events, are familiar to many terrestrial observers as shifts in leaf-out or blooming dates, for example. …

  • Nutritional Ecology of Climate Change

    Nutritional Ecology of Climate Change

    The Gulf of Maine is rapidly warming, and many marine species are shifting northward or to deeper waters as temperatures increase. However, each species moves …

  • Strategic Partners

    Strategic Partners

    GMRI is actively seeking select strategic partnerships with regional leaders in the blue tech sector to support access to capital, technical expertise, and incubation and …

  • Supporting the Development of Socioecological Literacy

    Supporting the Development of Socioecological Literacy

    This project advances efforts to better understand and promote practices that broaden access to and interest in regionally relevant science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) …

  • Blue Economy Innovation Corridor

    Blue Economy Innovation Corridor

    We are combining the technical expertise of GMRI with business formation and support services to forge a pathway for Blue Economy entrepreneurs and start ups, …

  • Revealing the Systemic Impacts of LabVenture

    Revealing the Systemic Impacts of LabVenture

    This research project investigates the short-term and long-term impacts of the LabVenture program on Maine’s students, families, and learning communities in terms of their perception …

  • 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. …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Split The Seafood Bill Campaign

    Split The Seafood Bill Campaign

    In support of our Culinary Partners (and ultimately our local coastal communities), we launched a campaign offering to split the cost of takeout or dine-in …

  • Tracing Seafood Back to the Gulf of Maine

    Tracing Seafood Back to the Gulf of Maine

    GMRI works directly with seafood suppliers in the middle of the supply chain, collecting third party traceability information and licensing suppliers to use the Gulf …

  • Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    GMRI is proud to have a range of retailers, universities, schools, hospitals, and corporate dining facilities participating in the Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested program. …