Recordings of Downeast Institute’s (DEI) Downeast Discussions 2022 Climate Change Seminar series are now available on DEI’s YouTube channel.

The seminar series details some of the groundbreaking research being conducted by DEI at our facility in Beals and in the field around the state to learn more about the impacts of climate change on commercially important bivalves and how to adapt to climate change.

Links to seminars are below.

Behavioral and physiological effects of climate change scenarios on Atlantic surfclam larvae: dispersal and energy budget implications (Tuesday, July 12, 2022).

 Evaluating Maine Mussel Farms as Marine Habitat Using Underwater Video (Tuesday, July 19, 2022).

Using Shell Hash for Buffering Mudflat Acidification: Interactive Effects of Crush Size and Density on Commercial Bivalve Recruitment and Sediment Porewater Carbonate Chemistry (Tuesday, July 26).

How Acidic are Maine Mudflats? Results from Monitoring Mudflat Chemistry in Beals (Tuesday, Aug.2).

Green Crabs in Maine: Latest Data from the Clam Recruitment Monitoring Network (Wednesday, Aug. 10).

Using Meta-analysis to Explore the Roles of Upwelling Exposure and Experimental Design Decisions in Bivalve Ocean Acidification Studies (Tuesday, Aug. 16).

More information about the seminars can be found here.

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