Senior Research Scientist Nick Record is partnering with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and the Island Institute to gather information from the public on where and when jellyfish appear in Maine waters. Scientists are asking public to share jellyfish sitings via Twitter, email, and Facebook.
Ten Maine teachers are learning first-hand about the latest in ocean sciences at a weeklong training program at the Laboratory beginning Tuesday, July 21. They will take new information learned in Exploring Oceanography and integrate it into their classrooms in the fall.
The Laboratory will open its doors to community visitors from 10 am – 3 pm on Friday July 31 for its annual open house. Lots of hands-on activities are planned for guests of all ages. The event is free and all are welcome.