Schmitt, Catherine (1976 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Science writer Catherine Schmitt was born and raised in New Jersey. She received her B.S. in environmental science from UMass-Amherst in 1998. She worked in the Connecticut River Valley, then for the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and for the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research sampling water quality of lakes and streams. She received her M.S. in ecology and environmental science in 2003.

She is now communications coordinator for Maine Sea Grant and writes feature stories for local and regional publications such as Working Waterfront and Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors.


  • A Coastal Companion: A Year In The Gulf Of Maine, From Cape Cod To Canada (2008)
  • The state of Maine's beaches [electronic resource] (2009)

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