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Next Generation: Amanda Lawrence

October 21, 2019
"My research is working to understand how we can identify when male Jonah crabs, an understudied species of crab, become sexually mature. I am looking at hormone levels and sperm content and relating it to the crab’s size to help policy makers establish size limits for fishermen who collect the crabs."

Appalachian Laboratory seeks nominations for the 2020 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

October 11, 2019
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory asks the community to nominate an outstanding individual, organization, or project for its 2020 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award. Recipients of the Johnson Award receive a monetary award and a plaque commemorating their achievements during a special event in April. Nominees are limited to those who have made a noteworthy impact on environmental education in Allegany and Garrett Counties.

NSF award supports island students in marine science careers

October 10, 2019
NSF award supports new effort to engage underrepresented island students in marine and environmental sciences

IMET Fall into Science lecture series

October 10, 2019
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology at the Inner Harbor is hosting a Fall into Science lecture series on first Tuesdays this fall covering topics from biodiversity in the bay to climate change.

Next Generation: Hannah Morrissette

October 2, 2019
"I study marsh biogeochemistry, specifically what happens to dissolved organic matter (DOM)—microscopic organic compounds—once it gets into marsh soils. Ultimately my goal is to create a more accurate model to predict how compounds in the sediment move and change throughout the system. This research has major implications for sea-level rise and salt intrusion into the marshes."

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