News & Events


$5 million awarded to multi-institution team to understand red tide in Florida

September 20, 2019
Researchers from UMCES’ Horn Point Laboratory will build on work they’ve been doing on harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay to help understand what is happening with red tide on the western Florida shelf.

McKinstry Completes Internship at Appalachian Laboratory

September 10, 2019
Scott McKinstry recently completed an undergraduate internship at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) under the mentorship of UMCES Ph.D. student Joel Bostic.

Study tackles new angle on crop trading in China

September 5, 2019
Feeding the world's growing population is one of the great challenges of the 21st century, particularly in China, which has nearly a quarter of the world's population but a fraction of the cropland. A recent study looks at both the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of crop trading in China for the first time.

Next Generation: Dylan Taillie

August 28, 2019
"I am creating a species distribution model for a couple of different species of birds within and surrounding the C & O Canal National Park. My model is trying to understand how changes in forest configuration and land cover would affect the distribution of sensitive bird species. I hope to help inform resource managers on decisions regarding land protection and forest management."

Summer internship program aims to deepen diversity in marine science

August 28, 2019
Each summer, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology offers undergraduates the opportunity to conduct a research project in marine sciences to support increased diversity in STEM fields.



Science for Citizens - Integration of Habitat Mapping & Acoustic Technologies to Advance Ecosystem Based Management

September 24, 2019 7:00pm
Dr. Mark Monaco (NOAA & CBL PhD 1995) will discuss how cutting-edge technologies, like remote sensing and sonar, are being used to advance ecosystem based management.

CBL Seminar: TBD

September 25, 2019 3:30pm

Brown Bag Seminar: Jerelle Jesse

September 27, 2019 12:00pm
Topic: Disease dynamics in striped bass

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Peggy Derrick, EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc.

September 27, 2019 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Peggy Derrick, Vice President with EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., and member of the UMCES Board of Visitors, will present "Application of science and engineering as a career in environmental consulting."