RARGOM News and Updates

2017 Annual Science Meeting announced

The 2017 RARGOM Annual Science Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in Portland, Maine at the University of Southern Maine's Abromson Center (Hannaford Hall). The meeting focus is “Ocean and Coastal Acidification: Causes and Potential Consequences for Ecological and Sociological Systems in the Gulf of Maine.” In addition, contributed papers on current research outside the meeting focus will be welcomed as parts of the talk and poster sessions of the meeting. Abstract submission and registration information will be available soon.

The RARGOM Articles of Association have been modified

The RARGOM Board has done away with the two tier membership structure for RARGOM and has set membership dues for the 2014-2015 to $100 (compared to $2,000 previously). All member institutions will be voting members. This change was made to encourage wider participation, for more information please contact the RARGOM Chair, Kevin Friedland.

Gulf of Maine Symposium Volume Published

The proceeding volume of the Gulf of Maine Symposium entitled "Advancing an Ecosystem Approach in the Gulf of Maine" has been published by the American Fisheries Society and is available through AFS publications. The volume contains 28 papers related to the ecology of the Gulf of Maine and will be important spruce of information on the ecosystemfor years to come. See the proceedings and purchase the volume.