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Project ID: 2005ME51B

Title: Penobscot Synthesis

Project Type: Research

Focus Categories: Education, Ecology, Water Quality

Keywords: rivers, dams, education, fisheries, history, information dissemination

Start Date: 04/01/2005

End Date: 03/01/2006

Federal Funds: $7,002

Non-Federal Matching Funds: $14,208

Congressional District: 2

Principal Investigators:
Peter Vaux

Catherine Schmitt


The Penobscot River Synthesis will develop a comprehensive bibliography of scientific references and resources related to the Penobscot River. The Synthesis is designed for use by scientists and educators interested in the Penobscot River Restoration Project, dam removal research, and the environmental history of the Penobscot River. The bibliography will be hosted on PEARL, the online database of environmental information in Maine ( A second part of the proposed project, A Penobscot River Journal, will interpret the scientific information from the bibliography for a lay audience in newspaper articles and a printed publication produced by Maine Sea Grant.

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