Meet Maine’s Arctic experts

Maine has several experts on Arctic-related topics. Here are just a few:

 

Ralph Pundt

OCCUPATION: Professor, Maine Maritime Academy

EXPERTISE: He’s teaching the nation’s first Arctic navigation and first responder course

This retired merchant marine captain taught the first ice navigation training course in the United States to students at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine this spring, just in time for new training standards that go into effect for mariners who travel to the Arctic in 2017. Continue reading...