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Horn Point Lab offers 'Chesapeake Bay 101' science seminar for non-scientists

March 17, 2016
Horn Point Laboratory researchers will offer free, weekly talks about the science behind Chesapeake Bay on consecutive Thursdays from April 7-28. The 45 minute talks will not only shed light into the mysteries of the Bay, but also highlight Horn Point programs working to improve the health of the Bay and its aquatic life. Questions and participation by the audience will be encouraged.

NAS Gulf Research Program Awards $504,000 grant to Horn Point Laboratory to study impact of oil spills on marine life

December 10, 2015
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced a $504,000 grant for the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory to improve understanding of the responses of zooplankton and fish to stressers such as oil spills and low oxygen in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

Next Generation: Wenfei Ni

September 21, 2015
"Climate change is a non-ignorable and significant fact closely bound with our daily lives."

Explore the Chesapeake Bay with science at the Horn Point Laboratory Open House, October 10

August 6, 2015
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to a free Open House on Saturday, October 10, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located along the banks of the Choptank River on Maryland's Eastern Shore, the laboratory is renowned for its study of marine ecosystems.

Next Generation: Melanie Jackson

August 3, 2015
"I’ve been lucky enough to go out throughout the Chesapeake Bay and take water samples and see where harmful algae are located. I received an award from the National Science Foundation to go over to China and do a comparison."

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