Student Marine Science Symposium 2014

Coastal Mudflats and Ocean Acidification
June 5, 2014

at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
Old Bar Harbor Road, Salisbury Cove, Maine

Symposium Brochure


8:30 Arrival and registration

8:45 Welcome by Dr. Jane Disney

9:00 Student presentations with Q& A session

9:30 Poster Session/ Snack

9:45 Presentation: College of the Atlantic’s mudflat pH testing and clam surveys

10:15 Field Studies: Mud pH testing and clam survey (lesson plan available on Physical Science page)

11:15 Cleanup

11:30 Lunch

12:15 State Representative Brian Hubbell discusses the new ocean acidification legislation

1:00 Return to schools


Information on ocean acidification:

Bangor Daily News article on acidic mud and video with Prof. Mark Green

Maine Department of Marine Resources newsletter about ocean acidification.

20 things you should know about ocean acidification