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Marine Studies

Finding Senior Projects

You can search for senior projects in Thorncat, our online catalog.

  1. Go to Thorncat's  Advanced Search.
  2. Enter "senior project".
  3. In the next search box enter your keyword search term; i.e.,  whales.
  4. Select Search.
  5. In the results, find the senior project you want to view.  Jot down the author and title. 
  6. Contact a library staff member to view the senior project.

A Sampling of Senior Projects

The COA senior projects are housed in the COA Archives.  The archives are located in the Thorndike Library.  To view a senior project, contact a library staff member.  Please Note:  Senior projects do not leave the library.

  • Foraging Habits of Large Whales in the Gulf of Maine - Barbara Beblowski, 2014.
  • Presence and trophic Transfer of Methylmercury Around Two Offshore Islands, northern Gulf of Maine - Rachel Sullivan-Lard, 2014.
  • Analysis of the Vertical  Water Column Around Mount Desert Rock - Kaitlin Mathes, 2013.
  • Plagued with Plastic: The Story of Our Oceans - Phinn J. K. Onens, 2013.
  • Seasonal Occurence of Sei Whales (Balaenoptera borealis) in the Gulf of Maine - Sara B. Golaski, 2012