Horn Point Laboratory

New Faculty Positions
The Horn Point Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, is seeking to increase its investment in research with application to ecosystem restoration and sustainability in Chesapeake Bay and similar coastal regions under an era of climate change.  New faculty members are sought to complement the Center’s existing strengths and improve its collective ability to address current and future critical environmental challenges in estuarine and coastal waters and to help train the next generation of environmental science leaders. We are actively recruiting both promising early career scientists and established researchers who have demonstrated national/international leadership in their fields to apply for the following positions

Oyster Restoration Ecology

Physical Oceanography

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.

The laboratory is located in history-rich Dorchester County. To find out more about our lab’s past, feel free to browse the Colonial History of Horn Point (pdf) by faculty member Court Stevenson.

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)

Oyster Recycling Center at Horn Point

Upcoming Events

September 28, 2016
Eliecer Diaz (University of Helsinki) "Gaining perspectives on oyster...
October 5, 2016
Daphne Munroe (Rutgers) "Connectivity in Shellfish Metapopulations:...
October 12, 2016
Matthew Gray (University of Maine) Ecophysiology of the Olympia Oyster...
October 19, 2016
Tom Miller (UMCES/CBL) "Sustaining oyster fisheries in the Potomac River:...