News & Events


Arctic researcher Jacqueline Grebmeier named AAAS Fellow

November 27, 2018
Jacqueline Grebmeier has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, for providing “new and sustained insights on the ecological responses of Arctic continental shelves to climate change and extraordinary leadership in scientific program development.”

Study of Arctic algae 'puts a microscope up to climate change'

November 7, 2018
As the summer sea ice in the Arctic waters off the coast of Alaska shrinks with each passing year, scientists are trying to predict changes in microscopic marine algae called phytoplankton in the ocean water.

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Giving Tuesday Challenge

November 5, 2018
An anonymous donor and longtime friend and supporter of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory has come forward to offer a matching challenge grant of up to $10,000.

Chesapeake Garden Club Supports CBL Research Experience for STEM Students

November 5, 2018
The Chesapeake Garden Club has donated $1,200 to the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) in support of a mentoring project created by Dr. Laura Lapham, Assistant Professor.

PlasticWatch effort in Solomons aims to keep plastic out of the waterways

November 2, 2018
Scientists from Chesapeake Biological Laboratory are partnering with local restaurants on Solomons Island to “make the switch” from common, single-use petroleum-based plastics, such as straws and take-out containers, to compostable and biodegradable products in an effort to keep harmful plastics out of waterways.



Horn Point Seminars ~ Louis Plough

December 12, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Louis Plough will give a talk titled "Shells, fins, and water: harnessing genomics to investigate the ecology and evolution of marine animals" at 11am, Wednesday in the Coastal Science auditorium. The public is welcome.

Distinguished Guest Speaker Seminar

December 12, 2018 3:30pm
Jeremy Testa, Ph.D., University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), Chesapeake Biological Laboratory. "Quantifying Scales, Controls, and Feebacks within Linked Eco-Biogeochemical Cycles in Coastal Ecosystems."

Distinguished Guest Speaker Seminar

December 19, 2018 3:30pm
Louis Plough, Ph.D., Univeristy of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory.

IMET Seminar: Dr. Ariana Sutton-Grier, Nature Conservancy

January 9, 2019 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Ariana Sutton-Grier, Director of Science at The Nature Conservancy