Published on Thursday, 02 January 2014 08:44
Written by Jennifer DeJoy
CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy has received a research grant in the amount of $93,605 from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund Small Campus Initiative to conduct rockweed research. Dr. Jessica Muhlin, Associate Professor of Marine Biology, will direct the project to conduct field and laboratory research on two types of seaweed: the commercially harvested Ascophyllum nodosum
and the prevalent Fucus vesiculosus
in order to understand their contributions to the near-shore food web and ecosystem.
Read more: Maine Maritime Academy Receives $93,605 Grant to Conduct Rockweed Research