A statement from President Peter Goodwin on UMCES’ commitment to diversity

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UMCES researchers lend a glove to COVID-19 response

March 31, 2020
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science campuses across Maryland are reaching out to serve their communities, offering personal protective equipment and emergency supplies to hospitals and local health departments and volunteering in local food banks.

A letter from Horn Point Laboratory Director Mike Roman

March 30, 2020
A message from Horn Point Laboratory Director Mike Roman regarding HPL's response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Broodstock: The Unsung Heroes of an Oyster Hatchery

February 26, 2020
Broodstock is defined as a group of mature individuals used in aquaculture for breeding purposes. At the HPL oyster hatchery it means mature adult male and female oysters, which have been placed in floats and plunked into the cool waters of the laboratory’s tidal basin every fall. And there they sleep, until they are brought up to the hatchery beginning in January to begin the new season.

UMCES-led coalition to study climate impact on bays, estuaries

January 29, 2020
UMCES has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays.

Next Generation: Wenfei Ni

January 9, 2020
"My research focuses on the impacts of regional climate change and watershed nutrient management on Chesapeake Bay dead zones. With the state-of-the-art numerical model, I make projections of Chesapeake Bay oxygen depletion condition in the mid-21st century."

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