University of Maine Cooperative Extension & Maine Sea Grant
Email Esperanza Stancioff
Esperanza’s current work focuses on climate change adaptation through education, outreach and research to promote climate change awareness and adaptation planning. She is the coordinator for Maine’s Climate Change Adaptation Service Providers Network (CCAP) working to support municipalities’ efforts in partnership with state agencies and other organizations. She is also chair of the NE Regional Sea Grant Climate Network and steering committee member of National Sea Grant Climate Network and the Northeast Regional Coastal Acidification Network (NECAN), and co-coordinates the Signs of the Seasons Program.
Since joining University of Maine Cooperative Extension in 1988, Esperanza has designed and implemented educational programs in coastal ecosystem health, specifically in marine environmental monitoring and watershed assessment and management. She is the recipient of a Gulf of Maine Visionary Award from the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment for her long-term devotion to improving public awareness and protection of estuarine water quality (1992) and a Maryann Hartman Award for her contributions to statewide environmental stewardship and marine education (1999).
Maine Ocean and Coastal Acidification Partnership (MOCA)
Coastal Community Resilience
Cost-Efficient Adaptation Planning in the North Atlantic
Understanding Potential Effects of Ocean Acidification
Planning for a Changing Climate: A Participatory Approach to Fishing Community Adaptation
Coastal Community Adaptation Strategies in a Changing Climate
Signs of the Seasons: A New England Phenology Monitoring Program
R-12-08 Coastal infrastructure resilience in a changing climate
DV-13-08 Developing statewide research priorities on ocean acidification
DV-10-06 People and nature adapting to a changing climate