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Warmer winters could lead to longer blue crab season in Chesapeake Bay

July 30, 2019
Scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are predicting that warmer winters in the Chesapeake Bay will likely lead to longer and more productive seasons for Maryland’s favorite summer crustacean, the blue crab.

UMCES-led research cruise explores deep ocean in Atlantic

July 30, 2019
A University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science research cruise leaves for the deep Atlantic Ocean for a week of science at sea. Scientists will be sampling the depths of the ocean and analyzing bacterial diversity and function to better understand the marine carbon cycle in the ocean.

Horn Point students win scholarships from Izaak Walton League

July 29, 2019
Lexy McCarty and Catherine Fitzgerald were awarded scholarships by the Izaak Walton Leage of America

Four UMCES graduate students selected as Knauss Fellows

July 29, 2019
Four University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science graduate students have been named finalists of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program.

Sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in three-way symbiotic relationship

July 1, 2019
New research published in Science finds that sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in a three-way symbiotic relationship.

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