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e-DNA emerges as powerful tool for tracking threatened river herring in Chesapeake Bay

November 1, 2018
Researchers have found that tracking and quantifying herring DNA from the environment corresponded well to more traditional field methods and has great potential to assist future monitoring efforts of river herring abundance and habitat use.

Talbot Spy talks with Horn Point Laboratory oyster experts Matt Gray and Louis Plough

October 22, 2018
A video conversation explores research team's 3 year project into impact of hatchery oysters on Chesapeake Bay's ecosystem.

France-Merrick Professor Kenny Rose awarded for paper on ecosystem modeling and fisheries management

September 13, 2018
The American Fisheries Society named a paper by Professor Kenny Rose as the best paper published in the Marine and Coastal Fisheries journal at its annual meeting. The study was called “Recommendations on the use of ecosystem modeling for informing ecosystem-based fisheries management and restoration outcomes in the Gulf of Mexico.”

Science-industry partnerships awarded for Maryland research

September 5, 2018
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science researchers have received grants from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program to support new technology product development projects in Maryland. The projects, averaging $90,000 in value, each feature a collaboration between University System of Maryland faculty members and Maryland companies. Projects are jointly funded by both MIPS and participating companies. All funding goes to the university research.

Interactive model helps stakeholders plan for Bay health goals

August 30, 2018
Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science have developed a web-based, interactive computer model that allows stakeholders to better plan and implement their restoration efforts.

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