PODCAST: Women graduate students from UMCES' four laboratories talk about their experiences pursuing a degree in science at a time when more women are joining them in the field. Our conversation includes the rise of STEM learning in early education and the power of diversity of all kinds in science.
Global warming and sea-level rise are exacerbating coastal flooding, especially during high tides, but Professor Ming Li of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science says how we decide to protect our coasts against rising seas can make the difference between devastation and resilience.
In this Science for Citizens Seminar, Dr. Michael Gonsior will discuss the impact septic systems have on local and Bay water quality and innovative approaches for source tracking of pollutants arising from septic systems.
Dr. Allan O'Connell, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, will present "Marine birds, offshore wind energy along the Atlantic coast – a decade (or more) of activity & endangered species conservation in the Florida Keys."