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Patuxent Sentinel: Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Pier Monitoring Program

September 13, 2018
Real-time environmental monitoring of the Patuxent River provides dual scientific and public services.

France-Merrick Professor Kenny Rose awarded for paper on ecosystem modeling and fisheries management

September 13, 2018
The American Fisheries Society named a paper by Professor Kenny Rose as the best paper published in the Marine and Coastal Fisheries journal at its annual meeting. The study was called “Recommendations on the use of ecosystem modeling for informing ecosystem-based fisheries management and restoration outcomes in the Gulf of Mexico.”

Science-industry partnerships awarded for Maryland research

September 5, 2018
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science researchers have received grants from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program to support new technology product development projects in Maryland. The projects, averaging $90,000 in value, each feature a collaboration between University System of Maryland faculty members and Maryland companies. Projects are jointly funded by both MIPS and participating companies. All funding goes to the university research.

Interactive model helps stakeholders plan for Bay health goals

August 30, 2018
Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science have developed a web-based, interactive computer model that allows stakeholders to better plan and implement their restoration efforts.

Tracking Sargassum’s ocean path could help predict coastal inundation events

August 23, 2018
In a recent study, Horn Point graduate student Maureen Brooks and her UMCES co-authors Victoria Coles and Raleigh Hood showed that you need to include both ocean physics and seaweed biology in ocean modeling to understand the patterns of Sargassum we observe.

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