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UMaine Today Magazine 

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Healthy Bridges
Healthy Bridges

The new Penobscot Narrows Bridge in Maine has been equipped with a sensor-based structural monitoring system with the help of a research team led by Roberto Lopez-Anido. The sensor technology is helping test new materials and monitor safety issues.

 
Testing the Waters
Testing the Waters

UMaine multimedia producer Ron Lisnet describes his adventures on the high seas during his first research cruise, led by oceanographer Mark Wells to study the effects of iron on phytoplankton growth in the subarctic Pacific.

 
Green Acres
Green Acres

Jim McConnon, Todd Gabe and Thomas Allen are watching Maine's growing agritourism sector in which small family farms have diversified to stay viable. Three farms in Levant, Sangerville and Union are among those involved in agritourism with the help of Cooperative Extension.

 
Talking Lobsters
Talking Lobsters

To strengthen the fishery, the Lobster Institute has spent two decades ensuring that the lines of communication remain open among those in the industry.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 7 Issue 6

 

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