Shell Day 2019
Researchers from the Shaw Institute and Maine Maritime Academy professors and students took part in Shell Day 2019, a day dedicated to testing the coastal waters from the coast of Maine to Long Island, New York, to gather data about the habitats of shellfish.
Wading in for samples
Researchers with the Shaw Institute wade through the water at Peter’s Cove in Blue Hill to take samples of the water at mid tide on August 22.
Kendall Billig, left, and Caroline Foy record data from the samples of water they took from Peter’s Cove in Blue Hill on August 22.
Heading out on the boat
Maine Maritime Academy student Jill Holden loads up equipment to head to the Bagaduce River for water sampling on August 22.
Testing for CO2 levels
Jamie Curtis, left, conducts a test with the help of Shaw Institute researcher Heather Richard, to test the carbon levels in a sample of water from Peter’s Cove in Blue Hill.