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News

HPL Professor, Pat Glibert, writing for kids science journal

April 15, 2019
Horn Point Laboratory Professor Patricia Glibert can usually be found traveling the globe from the Chesapeake to China, studying issues related to nutrients and harmful algal blooms. In her latest project, she is sharing science with kids through a series of articles in Frontiers for Young Minds science journal.

UMCES Annual Report 2018

April 2, 2019
Find out how UMCES provides the science for policymakers to address the pressing environmental issues in our communities in our latest annual report.

Next Generation: Katie Hornick

April 1, 2019
“The computer model I am developing will help further the understanding of genetic impacts of hatchery-based restoration and will be useful for making decisions about which actions will be most effective within the Chesapeake Bay and for future restoration programs.”

New study assesses UV-filter contaminants in waters off Hawaii

April 1, 2019
Scientists have completed the first comprehensive assessment of UV-filters in surface seawater, sediment, and coral tissue from multiple coral reefs around the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Tracking Turtles with Telemetry

March 13, 2019
A new model has been created that can forecast the location of Eastern Pacific leatherback turtles along the coast of Central and South America in an effort to decrease bycatch mortality of this critically endangered and ecologically important species.

Events

Apr
18th

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: John Sauer, USGS

April 18, 2019 3:30pm to 4:30pm
John Sauer (USGS) will present "What do we know about bird population change in North America?" as part of the Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.
Apr
19th

Brown Bag Seminar - Chelsea Wegner

April 19, 2019 12:00pm
Student, Chelsea Wegner, will discuss "Detecting Ecosystem Response to Sea Ice Variability Using Highly Branched Isoprenoids: A Case Study for the Pacific Arctic."
Apr
23rd

PlasticWatch: Reducing plastic waste on Solomons Island

April 23, 2019 2:00pm to 3:00pm
During this free, public Science for Citizens seminar, Dr. Helen Bailey will speak about how CBL scientists are partnering with restaurants on Solomons Island to work together on reducing plastic waste and how YOU can help.
Apr
23rd

PlasticWatch: Reducing plastic waste on Solomons Island

April 23, 2019 7:00pm to 8:00pm
During this public Science for Citizens seminar, Dr. Helen Bailey will speak about how CBL scientists are partnering with restaurants on Solomons Island to work together on reducing plastic waste and how YOU can help.
Apr
24th

Horn Point Seminars: Jonathan Kramer, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)

April 24, 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Jon Kramer, Director of Interdisciplinary Science for the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), will give a talk titled "A new science to meet the challenges of socio-environmental problems" on Wednesday, April 24 at 11:00am in the Coastal Science Auditorium. The public is welcome.