Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
East Boothbay Harbor, ME 04544
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science's mission is to investigate the microbial drivers of global ocean processes through basic and applied research, education, and enterprise.What we are learning will be essential to the conservation and responsible use of the ocean and the many valuable services it provides.
Research at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is organized around three core themes of Blue Biotechnology, Ocean Biogeochemistry and Climate Change, and Ocean Health. The Laboratory's 60,000 square-foot, shore-based campus is located in East Boothbay, Maine, on the Damariscotta River estuary. In December 2012, the campus became the first LEED Platinum certified laboratory in Maine and one of seven in the New England area. The Laboratory was recently rated one of the top 10 places to work in Maine.