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The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is a leading research and educational institution working to understand and manage the world’s resources. From a network of laboratories spanning from the Allegheny Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, UMCES scientists provide sound advice to help state and national leaders manage the environment and prepare future scientists to meet the global challenges of the 21st century. 

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Recent Press Releases

The ocean is slowly suffocating, reports international team of scientists

An international team of scientists warns that the ocean may run out of breath unless action is taken to rein in climate change and nutrient pollution.

Researchers win national challenge to study storm events and nutrients that impact Chesapeake Bay

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources have been named one of five winners of a $10,000 Stage 1 Prize in the Environmental Protection Agency’s national Nutrient Sensor Action Challenge.

EPA awards $150,000 to UMCES to upgrade information technology for Chesapeake Bay restoration

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is providing an additional $150,000 to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) to continue support for managing and improving the computer technology used for Chesapeake Bay restoration.

Recent Press

Arctic Ocean Acidification with Christina Goethel

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January 10, 2018

While pursuing her Masters of Science degree at UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Christina

Recent News

IMET research scientist talks dual passions on Maryland Humanities podcast

Listen as IMET's Kathleen Gillespie talks about the impact science has on her poetry and finding the poetry in science for a podcast with Maryland Humanities.

The ocean is slowly suffocating, reports international team of scientists

An international team of scientists warns that the ocean may run out of breath unless action is taken to rein in climate change and nutrient pollution.

Next Generation: Jenna Luek

Jenna Luek successfully defended her research in December to become Chesapeake Biological Laboratory’s newest Ph.D. recipient. She talked to us about how growing up outside of Pittsburgh encouraged her scientific path, which led her to better understand hydraulic fracturing fluids.