Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Director Tom Miller has been appointed to the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine's Ocean Studies Board, a standing committee that explores the science and policies needed to manage and conserve coastal and marine environments and resources.
Lake Erie is one of five Great Lakes between the United States
and Canada. The Great Lakes form the largest freshwater system on the planet,
containing approximately 1/5 of the world’s freshwater supply. Lake Erie is the
southern most Great Lake located downstream of Lakes Superior, Michigan and
Huron, but upstream of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The great lakes at night from above.
The first in person meeting of the new Future Earth Coasts International Project Office (FEC IPO) was in Bremen 27-29 March 2019. It’s an exciting time to be involved in Future Earth Coasts; the organization has a new home centered at the Liebnitz Center for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) in Bremen, and additional offices distributed among several institutions in China, Australia, the United States, and Germany.
Horn Point Laboratory Professor Patricia Glibert can usually be found traveling the globe from the Chesapeake to China, studying issues related to nutrients and harmful algal blooms. In her latest project, she is sharing science with kids through a series of articles in Frontiers for Young Minds science journal.