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NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold, a Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences (MEES) graduate in 1988, will launch March 21 in the Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft from Baikonur for a five-month mission on the International Space Station.

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Whether for one-on-one interviews with our faculty and students, or joining our scientists on a field study, our videos show you the work our scientists do and offer insight about how they came into their field, why their research matters, and what they have learned through their experiences. Visit the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's YouTube page and subscribe for updates about our latest videos.

Lorie Staver talks about UMCES' role on Poplar Island
Doctoral candidate Alec Armstrong is discovering what makes-up DOM in wetlands, how that could impact the food web, and what it might mean for downstream waters.
Stephanie Alexander, manager of oyster culture facility, explains the process of growing an oyster from broodstock to deployment.