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The life of an oyster: Spawning

July 16, 2020
Things are never busier or filled with more expectation than the months approaching spring in an oyster hatchery. Such was the scene at the Horn Point Laboratory, which began removing broodstock (oysters) from the Choptank River in January in preparation for this past spring's spawn. Learn about how Horn Point's Oyster Hatchery begins their process of producing oysters

Pat Glibert elected president of international society of marine researchers

July 10, 2020
Pat Glibert has been elected by her scientific peers as the incoming President of Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO). “Being elected President of ASLO by its members is a well deserved affirmation of Pat's many contributions to this leading professional society of researchers who study both freshwater and marine waters around the world.” said Mike Roman, Director of University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory.

Faculty Profile: Matt Gray on Oyster Aquaculture

July 1, 2020
I'm really interested in the different services that shellfish provide. The most obvious service is as food. We grow them and eat them. Other uses include shoreline stabilization and as habitats for other commercial and ecologically important species. Then there's other services that people are probably more familiar with, such as water filtration and improvement to the clarity and quality of waterways.

Next Generation: Anna Windle on Drones & the Chesapeake Bay

June 30, 2020
Anna Windle"s research focuses on satellite and drone remote sensing in the coastal waters of Chesapeake Bay to help better understand water quality.

Research team receives $10M to transform shellfish farming with smart technology

June 26, 2020
UMCES researcher Matt Gray and a group of researchers and institutions throughout the U.S. received a $10M grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to bring advanced technology to the domestic shellfish aquaculture industry.

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