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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 resource managers plan for increase in toxic algal blooms in Chesapeake waterways

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.

Flight of the rockfish: What migration taught us about Maryland's state fish

September 19, 2017
Dr. David Secor, a fisheries scientist at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, has made a career out of understanding where fish migrate and why. We talk to him about one of his most critical studies, Potomac and Atlantic Striped Bass Telemetry Study.

UMCES glider on mission to assist hurricane forecasting

September 14, 2017
UMCES' glider launched off the coast of New Jersey on a month-long trip to collect data that's used to improve hurricane forecasting.

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