Enhancing Social, Environmental and Economic Wellbeing
To make Maine a global leader as a marine state.
To provide through innovative transdisciplinary marine research, education, and strategic partnerships, transformative solutions that improve the quality of life and enhance the social and economic wellbeing of the people of Maine and beyond.
Created on the foundation of its nationally and internationally recognized marine programs, world-class research, and cutting-edge facilities, the University of Maine Marine Aligned Research, Innovation, and Nationally-recognized Education or UMaine MARINE is a unique Maine-based initiative that brings together university, industry, government, and community collaborators who through integrated and innovative transdisciplinary marine research, education, and outreach are dedicated to the enhancement of social and economic wellbeing in Maine and beyond.
Visit the UMaine MARINE units webpage for participating units.
Darling Marine Center’s Tom Kiffney helps potential aquaculturists choose the best site for their farm
UMaine researchers look at tidal energy in the Western Passage through an interdisciplinary lens
UMaine aquaculture researcher receives funding for COVID-19 relief project
MARINE in the News
The Economist interviews Steneck about climate change, marine life
Wahle, Steneck advocate for collaboration to help lobster industry, right whales in Press Herald op-ed
MDIslander, Ellsworth American cite middle school lobster project initiated by Wahle