Tom Miller appointed to National Academies board to help guide coastal science

April 24, 2019
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.

Western Lake Erie environmental literacy

April 23, 2019
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.

Future Earth Coasts Goes to Bremen!

April 19, 2019
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.

Uncovering five values of citizen science at CitSci2019

April 15, 2019
Last month, Caroline, Alex, and I attended the Citizen Science Association (CSA) conference, CitSci2019, from March 13-16th in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Professor Pat Glibert shares science with kids in 'Young Mind's journal

April 15, 2019
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.