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Women coming to the forefront in Science

February 22, 2019
Women and science are a mighty duo at Horn Point Laboratory with a newly formed chapter of Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS). With over 40 members SWMS is making a big splash with programs, guest lectures, and volunteering in local public school STEM programs.

Knauss Fellows explore science and policy issues in Washington

February 11, 2019
Four University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science students were among the 60 finalists for the coveted fellowship this year. Maureen Brooks, Melanie Jackson, Emily Russ, and Zoraida Perez-Delgado were given placements in the executive branch, working for either the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or the Navy in Washington, D.C.

Two new books bring together than 40 years of expertise on Chesapeake Bay

January 9, 2019
Ecologist Vic Kennedy offers baselines for abundance in Chesapeake Bay and a survey of the diamond-backed terrapin in two new books published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Planning and Preparing Through Predictions

December 20, 2018
Explore climate change and sea-level rise for the Eastern Shore, Annapolis, and Baltimore with modeling tools that enable predictions.

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.

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