News & Events


University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science launches new website

March 8, 2017
New, mobile-responsive website aids discovery of UMCES’ scientific research and graduate education.

Next Generation: Hadley McIntosh

March 7, 2017
"Methane has been studied extensively, but in Arctic systems, we don’t know how much of it is building up in these lakes and what happens to it. Some of these lakes could be producing huge amounts of methane."

Next Generation: Joel Bostic

March 7, 2017
"As part of the project we collect stream samples two times per month at four streams in western Maryland... I’ve found during the quiet time while I’m hiking through the woods I come up with new ideas and thoughts regarding possible hypotheses to test with our project."

UMCES kicks off contest for new website

March 6, 2017
Enter our contest for a chance to win some UMCES swag, and get to know us along the way.

Nutrient Sensor Challenge winners announced at ASLO conference

March 2, 2017
The winners of the Nutrient Sensor Challenge were announced at a special awards session at the Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography Aquatic Sciences (ASLO) meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Thursday, March 2.



DolphinWatch: Dolphins in the Chesapeake Bay

March 28, 2017 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Little is known about how often dolphins come into the Chesapeake Bay, how long they spend there, what areas of the Bay they are using and why. Dr. Helen Bailey and her team at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory have been frequently detecting dolphin calls in the Bay. They are now working to develop an observation network that will provide information on dolphin distribution and encourage local residents to report their sightings and learn more about these animals.

Faculty Series: Don Cahoon

March 29, 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Don Cahoon, of USGS, will give a titled "Understanding coastal wetland elevation change: a 20th century retrospective".

Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series

March 29, 2017 3:30pm
Dr. Dennis Hansell, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

Spring 2017 Visiting Scholar Seminar: Quinn Thomas

March 30, 2017 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Forecasting the future of Southeastern U.S. pine forests

Brown Bag Seminar

March 31, 2017 4:00pm
Ginni LaRosa, Spatial and Temporal Gradients of Black Sea Bass Diet and Condition in the Mid Atlantic Bight."