Dr. Charles Tilburg is the Chair of the Department of Marine Sciences, Director of the Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center, and a Professor of Marine Sciences at the University of New England. He received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Texas and a PhD in Oceanography from Florida State University. He has twenty years of research and teaching experience in physical oceanography, numerical modeling, and bio-physical coupling of... Read More
river plume dynamics
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
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.
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)
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