Meet the President: Dr. Peter Goodwin

October 9, 2017
In September, Dr. Peter Goodwin joined the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science as its sixth chief executive. He is an internationally recognized expert in ecosystem restoration, ecohydraulics, and enhancement of river, wetland and estuarine systems, and has spent 30 years in higher education. From the President’s Office at the headquarters in Cambridge, Maryland, Dr. Goodwin shares more about himself and his vision for the future.

Appalachian Laboratory announces fall lineup of Watershed Moments series

September 27, 2017
Appalachian Laboratory announces fall 2017 lineup for Watershed Moments series.

Bay grasses return to the shores of Solomons, but will they persist?

September 26, 2017
Bay grasses have not been seen in the waters of the Patuxent River near the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory pier since the late 1960s...that is, until 2017.

Laura Lapham awarded grant to help girls advance in STEM

September 20, 2017
Dr. Laura Lapham, assistant professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, was awarded one of ten Changing the Face of STEM (CTFS) mentoring grants from the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program.

New grant will help plan for increase in toxic algal blooms

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.