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Go Fish! Campers Discover the Chesapeake’s Bounty with Help from CBL Students

August 16, 2018
UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory graduate students volunteered their time this summer to help 45 children in the Greenwell Foundation Fishing Camp learn about fisheries science in the Chesapeake Bay.

AL Student Kelly Pearce Accepts Faculty Position with Allegheny College

August 13, 2018
Kelly Pearce, Ph.D. student at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), will soon join the faculty of Allegheny College, a national liberal arts college in Meadville, PA.

Earth Ablaze: AL Professor Mark Cochrane co-author of recent NYT Opinion

August 9, 2018
AL Professor Mark Cochrane and his co-authors discuss growing threat of increasingly intense and widespread wildfires in a recent New York Times Opinion.

Students Impacting Policy with Science

July 31, 2018
Sea Grant has just announced the highly competitive 2019 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Finalists , and UMCES students captured 4 of the coveted fellowships.

Next Generation: Christine Knauss

July 30, 2018
I am examining how plastic pollution is affecting oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Specifically, I look at a category of small plastics called microplastics, which is anything less than 5 millimeters. My research focuses on how larval oysters are affected when they ingest these microplastics.

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