Parker Gassett | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Parker Gassett

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Location of Interview
Collection Name

Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019


Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019 is a project of Maine Sea Grant, The First Coast, College of the Atlantic, and the Island Institute, with support from the Maine Fishermen’s Forum Board of Directors.

Date of Interview

Eliza Oldach


Parker Gassett, a University of Maine graduate student who lives in Camden, ME, talks about a values-based approach to science and citizen science, and describes his graduate work on getting water quality tools to community members along the coast of Maine. He explains the reasons he developed a sense of place around the Maine coast, how that’s been shaped by time away, and what he sees changing in these special communities.

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