UMCES joins 10 Billion Oyster Project as Scientific Advisor

February 26, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science joins the Chesapeake 10 Billion Oyster Partnership, a multi-year collaborative effort to add 10 billion oysters to the Bay by 2025, as a scientific advisor committed to sound science-based management of the Bay's oyster population.

Appalachian Laboratory welcomes Maryland Biodiversity Project for March Watershed Moments

February 22, 2018
On Thursday, March 8, at 6:30 pm, the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will welcome Bill Hubick of the Maryland Biodiversity Project as the next speaker in the Watershed Moments Community Learning Series. If you love photography or spending time in outdoor Maryland, you won't want to miss this visually powerful event!

Bigger, stronger, disastrous: How climate change fuels wildfires

February 15, 2018
Mark Cochrane has been studying the characteristics and behaviors of wildfires since graduate school. Now a professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory, Cochrane discusses how wildfires differ across regions, if places like California are more prone to fires than others, and his research that shows wildfires will occur more because of climate change.

Next Generation: Emily Russ

January 31, 2018
Emily Russ studies where sediment comes from and where it goes, specifically, how much sediment comes from the Susquehanna River or from shoreline erosion, and where it gets deposited in the Chesapeake Bay.

NSF grant awarded to study how augmented reality could pique girls' interest in science

January 31, 2018
Dr. Cat Stylinski and colleagues received a $1 million three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to explore using augmented reality (AR) design experiences to pique teen girls’ interest in science and technology.