June 12-13, 2012
The Department of Earth and Oceanographic Science and Bowdoin College are sponsoring a two-day workshop focused on the observed trends and variability in the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the Gulf of Maine. Scientists have been making continuous observations of in the Gulf of Maine region for decades, ranging from hydrology to circulation, nutrients to fisheries, and have identified notable and portent trends and shifts. Rarely do we have the opportunity to gather, share and discuss our observations with an eye to predicting future characteristics. This workshop provides a forum for such discussions. The objectives of this workshop are to:
The workshop will consist of invited lectures, the purpose of which is to introduce the major themes from the perspective of time series observations, contributed posters in all relevant areas, and group discussions. The daily schedule is found here.