UMCES celebrates new class of graduates

May 16, 2017
Nine students, donning caps and gowns, earn their doctorate and master's degrees at UMCES' fourth annual commencement.

Graduate students take lessons to Bay for plankton research cruise

May 9, 2017
Biological and physical oceanography students embarked on two research cruises on the Rachel Carson to get a new perspective from their class lectures.

Chesapeake Bay Report Card shows steady recovery

May 8, 2017
The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working. The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade (54%) in the 2016 report card, one of the highest scores calculated by UMCES scientists.

UMCES scientists help track porpoises to measure impact of offshore wind farms

May 5, 2017
UMCES joined scientists from Cornell University and Duke University to studyhow marine mammals like porpoises, whales, and dolphins may be affected by the construction of wind farms off the coast of Maryland.

IMET hosts inaugural Open House

May 2, 2017
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology held its first Open House to welcome the community to meet its scientists, and discover how work being done in Baltimore is helping to change the world.