North America: Boothbay Harbor

Created On Thursday, 27 October 2011 11:09 By Administrator
The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor,
86 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Tuesdays through July and August, 6 pm

Bigelow Laboratory's Café Scientifique gatherings are informal conversations about ocean exploration, scientific discovery, and current issues in scientific research. They are free and open to the public. The 2014 summer series is being held on Tuesday evenings, June 24 through August 26, from 6 to 7 p.m. Beer, wine, and sodas are available for purchase. 

Come join the conversation!

Darlene Trew Crist
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June 24*: A 40-foot boat launches 40 years of discovery 

Clarice Yentsch, co-founder of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Spencer Apollonio, auhtor

Edward Gilfillan, retired scientist


July 1: “What I did on my summer vacation” … A 14-year-old’s perspective of global ocean research at Bigelow Laboratory, 40 years later

William Balch, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


July 8*: Over Yonder Cay – Energy in the Caribbean, The New Energy Frontier. 

Ed Bosarge, Capital Technologies 


July 15: 40 years of oil spill research. New ways of looking at old problems.

Christoph Aeppli, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


July 22: 40 years of change in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem

Nick Record, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


July 29: 40 years of mentoring; 25 years of BLOOM 

Thomas Keller, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, Maine STEM Council 


August 5: 40 years of coral reefs: fragile or resilient ecosystems?

Nichole Price, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


August 12: 40 years of changing ocean color 

John Cullen, Dalhousie University


August 19: One man’s view of two score years of oceanography

Richard Spinrad, Oregon State University 


August 26: 40 years of discovery and what lies ahead 

Colin Woodard, Portland Press Herald / Maine 

Sunday Telegram

Graham Shimmield, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


*These events will be held at Bigelow Laboratory’s Ocean Science and Education Campus. All others will be at the Boothbay Opera House.  



Last Updated On Wednesday, 23 April 2014 13:43 By Boothbay