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Matt Fitzpatrick honored with President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science

May 30, 2019
President Peter Goodwin has awarded the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)’s annual President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science to Matthew Fitzpatrick, Associate Professor at UMCES’ Appalachian Laboratory, for his outstanding work helping the public understand the impact of climate change.

UMCES graduates next generation of environmental science leaders

May 23, 2019
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s sixth annual Commencement ceremony was held on May 23 at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Southern Maryland and featured Commencement speaker Professor Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center.

Appalachian Laboratory Announces May 2019 Graduates

May 23, 2019
Three Appalachian Laboratory students participated in University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Chesapeake Bay health score decreased last year due to extreme rainfall

May 21, 2019
The Chesapeake Bay score decreased in 2018, but maintained a C grade, according to the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Report Card. This was due to extremely high precipitation over the year. Despite extreme rainfall last year, the overall trend indicates that Chesapeake Bay health is improving over time.

Dorchester students lift off with drone technology

May 20, 2019
Dorchester County high school students get introduction to remote sensing at Horn Point Laboratory with Ph.D. student Anna Windle and ShoreRivers.

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