News & Events

News

Eric Davidson named American Geophysical Union Fellow

August 16, 2019
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Professor Eric Davidson has been named a 2019 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).  

Research cruise explores deep Atlantic Ocean and marine carbon cycle

August 1, 2019
A University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science research cruise leaves for the deep Atlantic Ocean 50 miles southeast of Bermuda on Monday for a week of science at sea. Scientists will be sampling the depths of the ocean and analyzing bacterial diversity and function to better understand the marine carbon cycle in the ocean.

UMCES scientists lead sustainable agriculture project

July 31, 2019
Scientists, policymakers, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders involved in agriculture from around the world came together at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) in Annapolis to continue a two-year SESYNC Pursuit project to develop a Sustainable Agriculture Matrix.

Warmer winters could lead to longer blue crab season in Chesapeake Bay

July 30, 2019
Scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are predicting that warmer winters in the Chesapeake Bay will likely lead to longer and more productive seasons for Maryland’s favorite summer crustacean, the blue crab.

UMCES-led research cruise explores deep ocean in Atlantic

July 30, 2019
A University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science research cruise leaves for the deep Atlantic Ocean for a week of science at sea. Scientists will be sampling the depths of the ocean and analyzing bacterial diversity and function to better understand the marine carbon cycle in the ocean.

Events

Aug
28th

CBL Seminar: Dr. Shanen Sherrer (St. Mary's College, Maryland )

August 28, 2019 3:30pm
Cadmium disruption of human DNA mismatch repair
Sep
7th

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory's Open House

September 7, 2019 1:00pm to 5:00pm
The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory invites the public to an Open House on Saturday, September 7th from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Exciting activities include liquid nitrogen chemistry demonstrations, tours of research vessel Rachel Carson, arts & crafts, and much more!
Sep
11th

CBL Seminar: Dr. Jian Zhao (HPL)

September 11, 2019 3:30pm
Physical Oceanography and Climate