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Carys Mitchelmore Appointed to the National Academy Committee on Oil in the Sea IV

October 7, 2020
Professor Carys Mitchelmore is the latest in a number of Chesapeake Biological Laboratory faculty who have been invited serve on a prestigious National Academies consensus committee. Mitchelmore will apply her expertise in the field of environmental health and toxicology by serving on a committee that will study the inputs, fates and effects of oil in the marine environment.

New study highlights importance of U.S. coastal habitats for migrating birds

October 7, 2020
A recently published research paper, led by UMCES' Emily Cohen, combines the two components of bird migration, passage (flight) and stopover (rest), into a new metric called the stopover-to-passage ratio.

Tom Malone on understanding nutrient pollution in the world’s oceans

September 23, 2020
As a biological oceanographer, Professor Emeritus Tom Malone has focused his recent research on building the requirements for the coastal component of the Global Ocean Observing System, a global system of sustained observations in the world’s oceans to assess the health of the ocean and document the impacts of nutrient pollutions on coastal marine ecosystems, including the Chesapeake Bay.

Two UMCES students awarded Margaret A. Davidson Fellowship

September 22, 2020
Graduate Research Assistants Daniella Hanacek (HPL) and Taylor Armstrong (IMET)were awarded National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Margaret A. Davidson Fellowship, a new two-year fellowship which includes a generous stipend, tuition, travel, and research (supply/analysis) funding, as well as extensive professional development. 

IMET summer internship program aims to increase diversity in marine sciences

September 10, 2020
Over the past 19 summers, more than 220 students from across the country have had the chance to work with some of the world’s leading scientists at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET). Through the IMET Summer Undergraduate Internship Program, students who are from historically underrepresented backgrounds in marine and environmental science have the opportunity to conduct their own research projects.

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