White House recognizes innovations in nutrient pollution detection led by UMCES-based Alliance for Coastal Technologies

October 7, 2015
This week, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy recognized national efforts and innovations in environmental technologies, including the Alliance for Coastal Technologies’ (ACT) Nutrient Sensor Challenge based at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Unknown Object

The secret lives of fish revealed by the digital age

June 3, 2015
"Imagine the clandestine lives of marine fishes,” begins “Migration Ecology of Marine Fishes,” a new book by Dr. David Secor, one of the most respected voices in marine fish migration studies. Their movements, social interactions, and favorite spots are all obscured beneath the surface. However, an explosion of technological advances in data gathering and analysis has allowed fisheries scientists to observe the secret lives of fish in a whole new way.

UMCES scientists win Best Paper of the Year award from American Fisheries Society

June 1, 2015
UMCES' Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) alumnus Adam Peer and CBL Director Dr. Tom Miller were recipients of the Best Paper of the Year 2014 awarded by the American Fisheries Society for its journal North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

Dr. Mario Tamburri honored with President’s Award for Science Application

May 6, 2015
Dr. Mario Tamburri, Research Professor at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and an expert in coastal observing systems, has been honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science with the President's Award for Excellence in Application of Science. Tamburri was recognized for his leadership in applying innovative and well-tested environmental sensor technologies and in steadfastly working to reduce the risk of invasive species through maritime transportation.

Professor Tom Miller receives highest university award for public service

April 10, 2015
When Professor Tom Miller first arrived at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s historic Chesapeake Biological Laboratory 20 years ago, he knew little about blue crabs.