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Recent Press Releases

New research award will help resource managers plan for increase in toxic algal blooms in Chesapeake waterways

Researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory have been awarded funding to develop a new model to better predict the long-term occurrences of dangerous and costly harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.

Horn Point Laboratory breaks ground on 10-acre solar field with Standard Solar

he University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Standard Solar marked the beginning of a partnership to bring sustainable energy to the Horn Point Laboratory campus with a groundbreaking ceremony.

Researchers eye on acidification in Chesapeake Bay

A research team has identified a zone of water that is increasing in acidity in the Chesapeake Bay.

Recent Press

State Roundup, September 15, 2017

Citybizlist
September 18, 2017

End of August 2017 Hypoxia Report for Bay

Calvert Beacon
September 17, 2017

CBMM’s Fall Speaker Series begins October 18

Shore Update
September 15, 2017

Recent News

What forecasting Dead Zones teaches us about Chesapeake Bay

Scientists forecast a larger-than-average dead zone in Chesapeake Bay during summer 2017, but as summer came to an end, it looked to be an overestimate.

New grant will help resource managers plan for increase in toxic algal blooms in Chesapeake waterways

Researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory have been awarded funding to develop a new model to better predict the long-term occurrences of dangerous and costly harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.

Flight of the rockfish: What migration taught us about Maryland's state fish

Dr. David Secor, a fisheries scientist at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, has made a career out of understanding where fish migrate and why.