MMA hosts free climate series

CASTINE — A spring seminar series hosted by Maine Maritime Academy’s Corning School of Ocean Studies got underway Jan. 18. The third session in the six-part virtual series is set for Feb. 8.

The presentations are by experts in climate impacts on lobster fisheries and mercury pollution; oil spills and environmental compliance; fuel-efficient vessel design; and operation of scientific equipment aboard large-scale research vessels. Each session is free and open to the public. 

For more information about the series, including a list of upcoming topics and links for joining live, visit Recordings of past sessions also are available.

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