UMCES commits to generating solar energy

April 10, 2017
UMCES has signed an agreement with Standard Solar, Inc. to install solar field on approximately 10 acres of its Horn Point Laboratory campus. The solar field will be a 2 MW system with expected approximate annual generation of 3.5 MWh of solar renewable energy.

Biological oceanography class tours Poplar Island

April 4, 2017
Watch a video as Horn Point Laboratory's biological oceanography class tours to Poplar Island, where they learned the history of the island and UMCES' research work there.

Dr. Roman talks effects of climate change, sea level rise

April 3, 2017
Dr. Mike Roman, Director of Horn Point Lab talks about the effects of climate change and sea level rise.

OysterFutures project brings industry, managers together

February 1, 2017
With the fate of the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population in question, stakeholders ranging from watermen to environmentalists hope to look past any differences to reach a common goal—enhance the shellfish resource and fishery.

Science in the First Person: Jamie Pierson

January 30, 2017
“I study copepods, one of the smallest multicellular animals in the Chesapeake Bay. They are crustaceans, so they are related to crabs, but they eat mostly algae, or single-celled plants."