Science

June 20, 2024

Welcome, 2024 Early-Career Professionals!

by Shannon O’Brien We are excited to welcome 14 new individuals to the Schoodic Institute team this year. This cohort, […]

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Two young students put up a sign to help visualize the projected future sea level rise.
June 19, 2024

World Ocean Month: Tides Are Changing

by Lauren Knierim Covering over 70 percent of Earth, the world’s oceans play a crucial role in our daily lives. […]

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A group of students hike through the intertidal zone while helping with an invasive green crab survey.
May 24, 2024

Coastal Conversations Radio Program: A Day at SEA

by Catherine Devine, 2023 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early-Career Fellow In collaboration with Maine Sea Grant and The First […]

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Close-up view of lingonberry, an often seen companion on trails in Acadia and a hardy, evergreen shrub that thrives in cool, boreal environments.
May 13, 2024

Schoodic Signals: Lingonberry

story + photos by Trevor Grandin Adages from Shakespeare’s library of classical works are everywhere in the modern day. The […]

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May 10, 2024

Why celebrate insects on World Migratory Bird Day?

by Trevor Grandin World Migratory Bird Day marks the ceremonial return of birds to their respective regions during spring and […]

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Photo banner consisting of two images. At left: Peter Howe, research fellow, paddles a canoe on a lake while smiling at the camera. At right: Maris Monroe, research fellow, smiles at the camera with a sunset view of a lake and treeline behind her.
April 9, 2024

Schoodic Institute announces 2024 Acadia Science Fellows

Researchers to monitor amphibian movements and map forest change in Acadia National Park WINTER HARBOR – Two scientists have been awarded […]

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Wreckage of the Tay, a shipwrecked Canadian lumber schooner, is unearthed on Sand Beach after recent winter storms.
March 22, 2024

Monitoring the Sand Beach Shipwreck

by Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist In addition to causing significant damage across the park, back-to-back storms in January 2024 […]

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Bass Harbor Marsh on a cloudy, overcast day.
March 21, 2024

Dr. Suzanne Greenlaw joins Schoodic Institute

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to welcome Dr. Suzanne Greenlaw as Post-doctoral Scientist. Since 2017, Greenlaw has […]

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Pitch pines growing near the summit of Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park.
March 21, 2024

Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Changing Acadia

story by Catherine Devine, 2023 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early-Career Fellow Some very exciting news! Schoodic Institute, in collaboration […]

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View from the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park on a bright day, looking outward toward the ocean beyond.
March 15, 2024

Filling a Global Knowledge Gap While Restoring Acadia’s Landscapes

by Chris Nadeau, Climate Change Adaptation Scientist In Acadia, park staff are dealing with the impacts of more frequent and […]

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