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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

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science launches new website

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), a leading research and educational institution working to understand and manage the world’s resources, launches a newly redesigned website this week at www.umces.edu to provide easy access to our research, resources, expertise, and

Nutrient Sensor Challenge winners announced at ASLO conference

The winners of the Nutrient Sensor Challenge were announced at a special awards session at the Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography Aquatic Sciences (ASLO) meeting in Hawaii, March 2.

Scientists map evolution of dinoflagellates for first time

A group scientists have used new genetic sequencing data to understand how an ancient organism that lived alongside the dinosaurs has evolved over millions of years.

Recent News

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science launches new website

New, mobile-responsive website aids discovery of UMCES’ scientific research and graduate education.

Next Generation: Hadley McIntosh

"Methane has been studied extensively, but in Arctic systems, we don’t know how much of it is building up in these lakes and what happens to it. Some of these lakes could be producing huge amounts of methane."

Next Generation: Joel Bostic

"As part of the project we collect stream samples two times per month at four streams in western Maryland... I’ve found during the quiet time while I’m hiking through the woods I come up with new ideas and thoughts regarding possible hypotheses to test with our project."