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Women in marine science gather at Horn Point symposium

October 1, 2019
Women in marine science take a deep dive into science communication at first annual symposium.

$5 million awarded to multi-institution team to understand red tide in Florida

September 20, 2019
Researchers from UMCES’ Horn Point Laboratory will build on work they’ve been doing on harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay to help understand what is happening with red tide on the western Florida shelf.

McKinstry Completes Internship at Appalachian Laboratory

September 10, 2019
Scott McKinstry recently completed an undergraduate internship at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) under the mentorship of UMCES Ph.D. student Joel Bostic.

Study tackles new angle on crop trading in China

September 5, 2019
Feeding the world's growing population is one of the great challenges of the 21st century, particularly in China, which has nearly a quarter of the world's population but a fraction of the cropland. A recent study looks at both the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of crop trading in China for the first time.

Next Generation: Dylan Taillie

August 28, 2019
"I am creating a species distribution model for a couple of different species of birds within and surrounding the C & O Canal National Park. My model is trying to understand how changes in forest configuration and land cover would affect the distribution of sensitive bird species. I hope to help inform resource managers on decisions regarding land protection and forest management."

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