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Chesapeake Biological Laboratory scientist pens children's book on leatherback turtles

July 6, 2017
Helen Bailey, an associate research professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, partnered with her long-term turtle research collaborator, George Shillinger, then executive director of the non-profit conservation group The Leatherback Trust to write a children’s book titled “The Grande Turtle Adventure.”

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.

Aboard R/V Rachel Carson with her crew of two

June 26, 2017
This is an audio story aboard UMCES' Research Vessel Rachel Carson with Capt. Michael H. Hulme, director of marine operations, and mate/engineer Robert Nilsen.

UMCES presents at Bay executive council meeting; President Boesch receives governor's citation

June 8, 2017
UMCES scientists invited to talk Bay restoration progress at Chesapeake Bay Program's Executive Council meeting. Also, President Don Boesch receives a governor's citation.

UMCES scientists discover source of deep ocean color

May 23, 2017
How does colored dissolved organic matter, which originates from plant detritus (either on land or at sea), make it into the deep ocean? A team of scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and around the world potentially found a viable marine source of this colored material.

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