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Horn Point Laboratory Open House

October 2, 2017
The Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to a free Open House on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme for this year’s event is “Bay Strong: Fighting for a clean environment.” Meet the superhero creatures fighting for a healthier Chesapeake Bay, learn about healthy marshes, how oysters travel, touch a sturgeon, and more. Activities for all ages.

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.

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.

UMCES, Standard Solar break ground on 10-acre field at Cambridge campus

September 8, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Standard Solar marked the beginning of a partnership to bring sustainable energy to the Horn Point Laboratory campus with a groundbreaking ceremony.

Science in the First Person: Greg Silsbe on using drones to study water quality

September 5, 2017
Greg Silsbe is a biological oceanographer and research assistant professor at Horn Point Laboratory. Recently, he has been using drones to help better understand water quality in Chesapeake Bay.

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