|Gulf of Maine Research Institute|
This web site contains illustrated information and classroom-ready activities for teachers, students, and anyone who want to learn about aquatic environments. The site is divided into seven topical sites, either by habitat or species. "Space Available" focuses on using satellite imagery to study the oceans and includes sections on the human impact on oceans, weather, remote sensing, and how satellites work. "All About Lobsters" includes information on the life cycle of lobsters, lobster trivia, and fishery information. "All About Turtles" includes a section on turtle anatomy, defenses, and species, and how you can help turtles. The "On Location" section includes information on coral reefs in Belize, global climate change, Israel and the Red Sea, and information on the deep submergence vehicle, ALVIN. "Katahdin to the Sea" looks at streams, ponds, aquifers, bogs, estuaries, beaches, tidepools, and the Gulf of Maine. The "Streams" section includes information on the history of Maine and water, and information on pollution and water.
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Copyright 2001. Gulf of Maine Aquarium. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-037
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