Study to explore new low-oxygen zones impacting the nation's richest fisheries

November 2, 2023
More than $1.4 million has been awarded to the UMCES Horn Point Laboratory to study a newly recognized form of coastal hypoxia—or low-oxygen zones—found on the West Florida Shelf, home to one of the nation’s most diverse and productive fisheries.

UMCES welcomes Crystal Upperman as Board of Visitors member

November 2, 2023
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) welcomes Dr. Crystal Romeo Upperman to its Board of Visitors. Dr. Upperman is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in business development and environmental services, including sustainability, climate adaptation, and climate equity.

UMCES appoints Gary Epstein as Chair of Board of Visitors

October 31, 2023
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, a premier research and educational institution working to understand and manage our world’s natural resources, welcomes Gary M. Epstein as Chair of its Board of Visitors. Epstein is Managing Director of 4270E, LLC specializing in telecom law and policy, arbitration and mediation

Fulbright Visiting Student joins Appalachian Laboratory

October 18, 2023
Mihaela Borota, a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher from Romania, recently joined the research team led by Dr. Keith Eshleman at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

Workshop for students grade K-12 to explore the sciences

October 18, 2023
The Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS) Horn Point Laboratory chapter invites students K-12 to spend a day exploring the life of a scientist. The workshop is free and takes place Saturday,November 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 pm.