Next Generation: Sam Major

June 30, 2017
Get to know Sam Major, a graduate student working to understand microbial communities associated with algae impact biofuel at the Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology.

Help scientists track dolphins in Chesapeake Bay

June 28, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science invites everyone who spends time on or near the Chesapeake Bay to report dolphin sightings with a new online tracking system. Chesapeake DolphinWatch allows users to mark the location of their dolphin sightings on a map of the Chesapeake and its tributaries so scientists can better understand where the dolphins are and where they go.

Science in the First Person: Raleigh Hood on jellyfish abundance

June 27, 2017
Horn Point Laboratory Professor and Oceanographer Raleigh Hood talks about the abundance of jellyfish and what makes Chesapeake Bay different.

Aboard R/V Rachel Carson with her crew of two

June 26, 2017
Join us aboard UMCES' Research Vessel Rachel Carson with Capt. Michael H. Hulme, director of marine operations, and mate/engineer Robert Nilsen.

UMCES welcomes first France-Merrick Foundation Professor of Sustainable Ecosystem Restoration

June 15, 2017
Dr. Kenneth Rose’s research centers on using mathematical and computer simulation modeling to predict and better understand fish population and food web dynamics in estuaries, lakes, reservoirs, and oceans.