Marine Resource Specialist at the Maine Department of Marine Resources
Maine Department of Marine Resources
Kirsten graduated from Colby College in 2020 with a major in Environmental Science and a concentration in Aquatic Science. She is interested in the idea of resilient communities and exploring how biodiversity, ecosystem services and human wellbeing intersect and respond to climate change.
During her internship with MarineGEO, Kirsten helped curate and organize the SeagrassNet database. SeagrassNet is a global ecological monitoring program started in 2001 which investigates and documents the status of seagrass resources and the threats to this ecosystem.