Peter Goodwin chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2022

February 23, 2022
Leadership Maryland announced today that Dr. Peter Goodwin, President of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), a graduate university that provides independent advice to help state and national leaders manage the environment, has been chosen to participate in the professional development program as a member of the Class of 2022.

Emily Cohen awarded NSF CAREER Award to study migrating birds as communities

February 14, 2022
Assistant Professor Emily Cohen has received a Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation to lead a five-year research program to help understand the processes that influence the formation of bird communities during spring and fall migration.

Growing oxygen deficient zones absorb carbon into the deep ocean

February 8, 2022
Scientists have discovered that parts of the ocean with no oxygen are more efficient at absorbing and storing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, a key part of the Earth’s carbon cycle.

Next Generation: Amber Fandel on tracking the movement of marine mammals

January 24, 2022
"Understanding these behaviors and movements are important because it will help us manage, and hopefully protect them from, potential disturbances in the future."

Maryland releases first-of-its kind Coastal Adaptation Report Card

January 21, 2022
That first-of-its-kind Maryland coastal adaptation report card offers a snapshot of the readiness Maryland’s coastal counties for climate threats.