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Chesapeake Biological Laboratory researchers reach the North Pole

November 21, 2022
Scientists Lee Cooper and Jackie Grebmeier have been visiting the Arctic on research expeditions for more than 30 years, but they have never visited the North Pole. Until now.

Coastal adaptation workshop brings together experts from around the country

November 15, 2022
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.

Horn Point scientists track how microplastics move through the watershed

November 14, 2022
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.

William A. Shorter Jr. joins UMCES Board of Visitors

November 10, 2022
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.

Recent Sustainable Agriculture Matrix (SAM) Consortium workshop held to review stakeholder inputs from eight countries

November 9, 2022
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.

Events

Dec
7th

The Horn Point Laboratory's Fall Seminar Series

December 7, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Nicole Millette, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, will present, The Past, Present, and Future of Mixotrophy Research. A recording of this seminar will be posted after the presentation.
Dec
7th

Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series: Dr. Rodney Richardson (UMCES-AL)

December 7, 2022 3:30pm
Title: Leveraging metagenetic techniques to advance the study of pollinator health and conservation
Dec
9th

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Matt Houser, TNC/UMCES

December 9, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Matt Houser will present as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholar Seminar Series on Friday, December 9, at 11am in room 109 of the Appalachian Laboratory.