Over the past 19 summers, more than 220 students from across the country have had the chance to work with some of the world’s leading scientists at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET). Through the IMET Summer Undergraduate Internship Program, students who are from historically underrepresented backgrounds in marine and environmental science have the opportunity to conduct their own research projects.
A recent paper by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science phytoplankton ecologist Pat Glibert sheds light on the impacts of both crop and animal industrial farming in the United States on nutrient pollution.
A new study by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Professor Emeritus Tom Malone and Professor Alice Newton of the University of Algarve spotlights the current global occurrence of "dead zones" within the coastal ocean, where eutrophication has caused significant oxygen depletion resulting in mass mortalities of marine animals.
ShoreRivers partnered with University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s (UMCES) Horn Point Laboratory (HPL) to create a five-day professional development summer workshop for 14 teachers, ranging from third grade through high school, from across the Eastern Shore, the start of a yearlong experience aimed at growing environmental education.
Dr. Ming Li, UMD Center for Environmental Science-Horn Point Laboratory, will be presenting, "Fighting surging seas in a changing climate: Defending coastlines at all costs or strategic retreat to high ground?" via Zoom.