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Next Generation: Zach Gotthardt

June 4, 2019
I’m studying the biogeochemistry of a polluted estuary and how it responds to aeration, the addition of oxygen to the system. My research focuses on a small tidal sub-estuary downstream of Baltimore called Rock Creek, a system that is high in nutrients.

Researchers will help DARPA detect undersea activity by analyzing behaviors of black sea bass

May 31, 2019
Black sea bass and other marine species are set to be the unlikely heroes of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) program. Researchers are developing new types of sensor systems that detect and record the behaviors of these marine organisms

UMCES named part of new NOAA Cooperative Institute

May 31, 2019
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has named UMCES as part of a new Cooperative Institute for the North Atlantic Region to conduct research of the U.S. Northeast continental shelf ecosystem.

Laura Lapham awarded for Outstanding Faculty Mentorship

May 30, 2019
Laura Lapham, Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, was awarded the second annual Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award by graduate students.

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.