Come to the Schiller Coastal Studies Center to participate in Field Note Friday and see the Bowdoin Marine Science Semester Independent Research Final Presentations.
Friday, Dec 15, 1:30-4:30pm | Schiller Coastal Studies Center
Come learn about local ecology at the Bowdoin Marine Science Semester research symposium!
* Ocean acidification
* Invasive species
* Predator-prey interactions
* Crab diet preference
* Local fish populations
or, independently explore the trails at the Schiller Coastal Studies Center. We will leave at 1:30 from Druck 224 (Ecology Lab). The Field Note Friday van will return to campus by 4:30, or you can stay later for the CSCC holiday party!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot in the van.
Session I – Behavior and Trophic Dynamics
2:00 pm Clayton Starr
The rise of a Super Snail: The effects of temperature and acidity on Nucella lapillus feeding rates
2:15 pm David Anderson
A battle of the wits: comparing the learning ability of the invasive crab Carcinus maenas to the native crab Cancer inornatus in the Gulf of Maine
2:30 pm Hugh Cipparone
Wild Crabs of the North: Optimal prey selection and distinct populations of the European Green Crab
Session II – Ecosystems and Communities
3:00 pm Charlotte Nash
Phragmites australis Invasion Impacts on Zonation and Carbon Sequestration
of a Restored Brackish Tidal Marsh
3:15 pm Patrick Warner
Getting Fishy: Fish Populations in Harpswell Sound
3:30 pm Zakir Bulmer
Stressed-out Lobsters: Thermal Stress, Microbes, and the American Lobster, Homarus americanus
Session III – Climate Change and Anthropogenic Impacts
4:00 pm Jesse Dunn
Living with this mess: symbiosis in aquaculture to cope with ocean acidification
4:15 pm Claire Goffinet
Plastic accumulation within stomach content of Fundulus heteroclitus in Maine coastal waters.
4:30 pm Caroline Godfrey
Munching on Microplastics: Consumption Rate of Polystyrene Microplastics in the Intertidal Copepod Tigriopus californicus