cbl research pierThe Chesapeake Biological Laboratory provides several services to our faculty, staff, students and community.

CBL Library

CBL provides library services to all UMCES research locations. Patrons can download journal articles and access research information through our partner institutions.

Nutrient Analytical Services Laboratory

The NASL provides analytical support to researchers of the University of Maryland, state and federal agencies, and private sector.

Common Use Instrumentation

Alliance for Coastal Technologies

The Alliance for Coastal Technologies (ACT) is a NOAA-funded partnership of research institutions, resource managers, and private sector companies dedicated to fostering the development and adoption of effective and reliable sensors and platforms.

Research Fleet Operations Center

The UMCES RFO is based at CBL and offers a several vessels for Bay and river research.

MOODLE Online Learning Site

UMCES faculty utilize Moodle  for online teaching activities. Students can download files in preparation for classroom sessions.