A statement from President Peter Goodwin on UMCES’ commitment to diversity

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Integration and Application Network

Communicate Better, Empower Change

Project Highlights

University of South Carolina Oceans and Human Health Center: Support of Community Engagement Core

Project Highlights

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Coral Reef Ecosystem Status and Trends Report Cards

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coral Reef Conservation Program is investing significant funding to support a National Coral Reef Monitoring Plan throughout the U.S. Pacific, Atlantic, and Caribbean coral reef areas. The Integration and Application Network understands that a key component of this plan is periodic national-level status and trends reporting. Such reporting will be required to communicate and evaluate the efficacy of place-based investments in coral reef conservation.

Project Highlights

Development of the Verde River Watershed Report Card

The first Verde River Watershed Report Card is the collective effort of dozens of stakeholders through the Verde watershed. Indicators in the report card were selected to assess the health of three different values in the watershed: water, habitat, and communities.


The New Romantics: Unpacking the Human Relationship to Nature

Aubrey Tingler assesses the perspectives of the environmental and ecological sciences for the UMCES Environment and Society course.

Water Quality is Not Only Important, it’s Measurable

To increase awareness for the National Water Quality month of August, we take a look at water quality indicators and how IAN incorporates them into science communication.

Building an online presence in a day

Written by Alexandra Gibbs for Science Visualization Course on May 12, 2020