Located in the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay, scientists conduct research on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, including air and water quality, wildlife management, and land conservation throughout the world, with an emphasis on the rich and diverse environments of Western Maryland and the broader Appalachian region.
301 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532 / 301-689-7100
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
Located where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay, the oldest publicly supported marine laboratory on the East Coast is a national leader in research on fisheries, estuarine ecology, environmental chemistry and toxicology research of the Chesapeake Bay and aquatic ecosystem around the globe.
146 Williams Street, Solomons, MD 20688 / 410-326-4281
Horn Point Laboratory
From the banks of the Choptank River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, scientists engage in world-renowned research in oceanography, water quality, restoration of sea grasses, marshes and shellfish, and expertise in ecosystem modeling.
2020 Horns Point Road, Cambridge, MD 21613 / 410-228-8200
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology
Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, scientists pursue cutting-edge research in microbiology, molecular biology and biotechnology, using marine microbes to develop alternative energy, and supporting sustainable aquaculture and fisheries.
701 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 / 410-234-8800
Integration & Application Network
The Integration and Application Network (IAN is an initiative of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science charged to inspire, manage and produce timely syntheses and assessments on key environmental issues, with a special emphasis on Chesapeake Bay and its watershed.
Maryland Sea Grant College
Maryland Sea Grant College, a university-based partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is a service organization administered by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science to fund research, education, and outreach throughout the state of Maryland.
4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 330, College Park, MD 20740 / 310-405-7500
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's network of campuses is administrated from its headquarters in Cambridge, Maryland, along the Choptank River. Here you'll find the President's Office and administrative staff.
2020 Horns Point Road, Cambridge, MD / 410-228-9250