Research Topics

Charles Tillburg

Chair, Marine Sciences

Director, Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center

Professor, Marine Sciences

(207) 602-2130

ctilburg@une.edu

Decary Hall
406

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

Expertise

Physical oceanography

numerical modeling

coastal oceanography

larval transport

river plume dynamics

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

Executive Director, UNE NORTH: The Institute for North Atlantic Studies

Special Assistant to President for North Atlantic Programs

Henry L. & Grace Doherty Professor of Marine Sciences

2018 Knut & Alice Wallenberg Professor, SWEMARC, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

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

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

(207) 221-4262

bcostapierce@une.edu

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/freshwater ecosystems, fisheries, aquaculture, and people. He has worked in the US at both state and private universities from Hawai'i to Maine, and internationally at research organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. He is one of the pioneers of the field of "Ecological Aquaculture"; he was a member of the global leadership team who built... Read More

Expertise

Ecological aquaculture

marine ecology

social-ecological systems