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Horn Point Laboratory
Horn Point project aims to improve storm predictions. More...
The Horn Point Laboratory (HPL) is an environmental research facility of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) the principal institution for advanced environmental research and graduate studies within the University System of Maryland. Other UMCES research locations include the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore, and the Maryland Sea Grant College in College Park. Horn Point Laboratory is located on the banks of the Choptank River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Directions are here.
Directed by Professor Michael Roman, HPL is a member of the Southern Association of Marine Laboratories (SAML) and the National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML)
The Jellyfish Cam is back online! Watch to see when these beautiful creatures show up!
|Faculty Highlights||Student Highlights
Meet Our New Faculty
Louis Plough is a new faculty member at Horn Point lab, whose research focuses on the biology and ecological genetics of marine invertebrates, particularly oysters and other shellfish in the Chesapeake bay, and how they adapt to stress and environmental change.
Meet Our New Students
Maureen received a BA in Biology and Biology/Mathematics from McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College in 2000. She then received a MS from the Marine, Estuarine and Environmental Science program through the University of Maryland College Park, with a specialization in Environmental Science.