NOAA awards $1.2 million for climate research in Gulf of Maine

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 12:15pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) has received a total of $1,274,908 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct research and modeling on climate, economic, ocean and ecosystem changes in the Gulf of Maine and inform fisheries of shifting weather patterns, according to a press release. 

    GMRI is a nonprofit organization that researches the complex marine ecology in the Gulf of Maine and studies the many challenges of ocean stewardship and economic growth in the region.

    The institute provides students and teachers with science education resources and engages fishermen in collaborative research.

    This funding was awarded through NOAA’s Climate Program Office, as part of NOAA Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.