RARGOM News and Updates

The RARGOM Articles of Association have been modified

The RARGOM Board has done away with the two tier membership structure for RARGOM and has set membership dues for the 2014-2015 to $100 (compared to $2,000 previously). All member institutions will be voting members. This change was made to encourage wider participation, for more information please contact the RARGOM Chair, Kevin Friedland.

2014 RARGOM Annual Science Meeting

Development of the meeting theme for the Annual Science Meeting is underway, first call for abstracts will be made later this spring- stay tuned.

Many thanks to Lynn Rutter, RARGOM Program Coordinator

Lynn has stepped down as RARGOM Program Coordinator to pursue other interests. During her work as Program Coordinator she became an integral part of the Gulf of Maine research community, she will be missed, hopefully she will have the time and opportunity to visit. 

2013 RARGOM Annual Science Meeting “The 2012 Gulf of Maine heatwave: anomalous year or the new normal?”

Was held on October 8, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Portsmouth, NH.  See http://www.rargom.org/annualsciencemeeting for meeting agenda and presentations

Gulf of Maine Symposium Volume Published

The proceeding volume of the Gulf of Maine Symposium entitled "Advancing an Ecosystem Approach in the Gulf of Maine" has been published by the American Fisheries Society and is available through AFS publications. The volume contains 28 papers related to the ecology of the Gulf of Maine and will be important spruce of information on the ecosystemfor years to come. See the proceedings and purchase the volume.

RARGOM Community Learning Series

RARGOM held its first Community Learning Series workshop on "Generalized Additive Models (GAMS)" on April 25-26, 2013 in Woods Hole, MA, see Community Learning Series for further information. The session was attended by 26 participants.