Bar Harbor, Maine Project Center

Maine Bar Harbor
Current Director(s): 
Program Term(s): 
E-Term during summer
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Location and Culture:

Bar Harbor, Maine is a coastal location, one of the most beautiful areas in the United States. Students live and work in close proximity to Acadia National Park and numerous other research, historical, environmental, and arts organizations. During July, average temperatures—often accompanied by a sea breeze—range from 70°F to 80°F.

Past Projects:

Past students at the Bar Harbor project center have completed:

  • Light Pollution and Dark Sky studies and community outreach activities
  • A hiking trail documentation with interactive 360 spherical views and virtual reality video
  • An audio recording archive of Acadia National Park
  • Ambient sound level analysis of park soundscapes
  • Photographic documentation of endangered locations in the park
  • A carbon footprint analysis of the park