Research Topics

Christine Baumann Feurt

Director, Department of Environmental Studies Center for Sustainable Communities

Director, Coastal Training Program, Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

Associate Lecturer Department of Environmental Studies

(207) 602-2834

cfeurt@une.edu

Decary Hall
213C

Christine Baumann Feurt, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Christine Feurt works on the coast of Maine where she is the Director of the Coastal Training Program for the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve and Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities in the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of New England. Her work focuses on applying Collaborative Learning and other environmental communication methods to implement community based ecosystem management and a sustainability science approach to research.  She works with coastal... Read More

Expertise

outreach and communication strategies to facilitate ecosystem management

watershed management and coastal management. Science translation and science to management application in coastal and marine systems.

Professor Barry A. Costa-Pierce of the UNE

Henry L. & Grace Doherty Professor of Marine Sciences

Special Assistant to the UNE President for North Atlantic Programs

Knut & Alice Wallenberg Professor, Swedish Royal Academy of Agriculture & Forestry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Editor-in-Chief, Aquaculture (Elsevier Science, The Netherlands)

Fellow, Amercian Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

(207) 602-2440

bcostapierce@une.edu

Marine Science Center

Costa-Pierce has a 40-year career in the marine and freshwater sciences. His overall research interest is in Ocean Food Systems: how seafood systems throughout the world  interact with marine ecosystems, fisheries, aquaculture, and people. He has worked in the USA at both state and private universities from Hawai'i to Maine, and at international research organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. He is a pioneer of the field of Ecological Aquaculture and was a member of the global leadership team... Read More

Expertise

Ecological aquaculture

marine ecology

social-ecological systems