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Community members helps scientists spot dolphins in the Chesapeake Bay

August 4, 2022
Thousands of Marylanders with their eyes on the water have helped scientists understand when bottlenose dolphins are visiting the Chesapeake Bay.

Next Generation: Isabel C. Sánchez-Viruet

August 4, 2022
Isabel C. Sánchez-Viruet is studying the potential of floating wetlands to remove nitrogen from tidal waters.

Scientific education receives support from local IWLA chapter

July 12, 2022
Three UMCES Horn Point Laboratory students receive scholarships from the Mid-Shore Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America to advance their research and studies.

Lois Colaprete joins University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

July 5, 2022
Lois Colaprete joins the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) as Vice President for Advancement, effective July 1. She brings 26 years of fund-raising experience in the non-profit development field with a specialization in board development, fundraising infrastructure, and systems and planning strategies.

Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” predicted to be 13%

June 28, 2022
Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, University of Michigan and U.S. Geological Survey announced today that they are predicting this summer’s dead zone to be smaller than the longterm average taken between 1985 and 2021. This is due to the below average amount of water entering the Bay from the watershed’s tributaries this past spring, as well as decreased nutrient and sediment pollution from jurisdictions within the watershed.

Events

Aug
12th

AL Seminar: Appalachian Laboratory Summer Interns

August 12, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
A'laurenye' McBeth, Atlee Wise, Cameron Garland, Chris Bailey, Jesudunsin Dawodu, and Trevor Frissell will co-present a seminar on their summer 2022 internships at 11am on Friday, August 12, in room 109 of the Appalachian Laboratory.
Sep
9th

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Marie Pegard, French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE)

September 9, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Marie Pegard, French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE), will present as part of the Visiting Scholar Seminar Series on Friday, September 9, at 11am in room 109 of the Appalachian Laboratory.
Sep
23rd

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Dr. Joely Desimone, UMCES-AL

September 23, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Joely Desimone, UMCES-AL, will present as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholar Seminar Series on Friday, September 23, at 11am in room 109 of the Appalachian Laboratory.
Oct
14th

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Dr. Jeff Cornwell, UMCES-HPL

October 14, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Jeff Cornwell, UMCES-HPL, will present as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholar Seminar Series on Friday, October 14, at 11 am in room 109 of the Appalachian Laboratory.
Oct
28th

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Ning Zeng, UMCP

October 28, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Ning Zeng, UMCP, will present as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholar Seminar Series on Friday, October 28, at 11am in room 109 of the Appalachian Laboratory.