Living on the Edge Coastal Communities Conference

ReMain Nantucket and the Egan Maritime Institute invites you to the first Living on the Edge Coastal Communities Conference presented in collaboration with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and The Nature Conservancy on Friday, September 24.  The conference is being held in the historic Coffin School on Winter Street in Nantucket.  Early registration for the conference is by invitation only; please register as soon as possible as seating is limited. The conference will explore the challenges facing coastal communities related to rising sea levels.  Presentations will focus on how some communities are adapting to and mitigating the serious impact of the problem and what others need to do to plan for the future.

Job Opportunity: Coastal Researcher, Massachusetts

Salem Sound Coastwatch has an immediate Job Opening: Coastal Researcher (Water Quality and Habitat Assessment) A Master’s Degree or higher is preferred, but at least completion of a Bachelor’s Degree. Applicant must demonstrate from past experience that he/she can work independently on a research project, can develop, implement, analyze data, and write reports.
Experience with the following is a plus:

  1. Salt marsh science and monitoring – in particular, macroinvertebrate identification
  2. Marine invasive species identification
  3. Water quality monitoring – in particular, familiarity with YSI instruments

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