The ocean is slowly suffocating, reports international team of scientists

January 4, 2018
An international team of scientists warns that the ocean may run out of breath unless action is taken to rein in climate change and nutrient pollution.

Next Generation: Jenna Luek

January 3, 2018
Jenna Luek successfully defended her research in December to become Chesapeake Biological Laboratory’s newest Ph.D. recipient. She talked to us about how growing up outside of Pittsburgh encouraged her scientific path, which led her to better understand hydraulic fracturing fluids.

Andrew Elmore on studying changes to the landscape from outer space

January 2, 2018
When parking lots go up and rooftops multiply, land cover and land uses change. Andrew Elmore with the Appalachian Laboratory explains how he uses data from satellites to understand what's happening on the landscape, including identifying the impact of impervious surfaces on stream networks and measuring the timing of spring in forests.

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Best of 2017

December 22, 2017
To celebrate another great year, we collected our 12 biggest milestones to share with you. Here are our biggest news stories and your most read, watched and visited features, projects and videos.

Researchers win national challenge to study storm events and nutrients that impact Chesapeake Bay

December 21, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources have been named one of five winners of a $10,000 Stage 1 Prize in the Environmental Protection Agency’s national Nutrient Sensor Action Challenge.