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What forecasting Dead Zones teaches us about Chesapeake Bay

September 24, 2017
Scientists forecast a larger-than-average dead zone in Chesapeake Bay during summer 2017, but as summer came to an end, it looked to be an overestimate. We talk to Jeremy Testa, an expert from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, about what makes a dead zone and why the forecast might have missed the mark.

New grant will help resource managers plan for increase in toxic algal blooms in Chesapeake waterways

September 19, 2017
Researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory have been awarded funding to develop a new model to better predict the long-term occurrences of dangerous and costly harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.

Flight of the rockfish: What migration taught us about Maryland's state fish

September 19, 2017
Dr. David Secor, a fisheries scientist at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, has made a career out of understanding where fish migrate and why. We talk to him about one of his most critical studies, Potomac and Atlantic Striped Bass Telemetry Study.

UMCES glider on mission to assist hurricane forecasting

September 14, 2017
UMCES' glider launched off the coast of New Jersey on a month-long trip to collect data that's used to improve hurricane forecasting.

UMCES, Standard Solar break ground on 10-acre field at Cambridge campus

September 8, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Standard Solar marked the beginning of a partnership to bring sustainable energy to the Horn Point Laboratory campus with a groundbreaking ceremony.

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