The two-day workshop brought together academic and management communities to synthesize recent progress in research on estuarine and coastal systems with a special focus on Chesapeake Bay. The workshop focused on the danger coastal communities face with climate change and finding the best solutions to deal with the effects they are seeing today and in the future.
Scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory have embarked on a research project that will lay the foundation for plastic research in the Chesapeake Bay. Thanks to a $30,000 matching grant from the Mid-Shore Community Foundation (MSCF) and a group of generous donors who met the match, a short-wave infrared (SWIR) microscope will be purchased that is a game-changer for the project.
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has appointed William A. Shorter Jr. to its Board of Visitors. UMCES is research and graduate university that provides sound advice to help state and national leaders manage the environment and prepares future scientists to meet the global challenges of the 21st century.
The Sustainable Agriculture Matrix (SAM) Consortium, a transdisciplinary & transnational partnership funded by the Belmont Forum, held their Second Consortium Meeting in late October 2022. During this two-day event, partner organizations from around the world came together to share the results of their respective workshops series with their regional stakeholders.