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Appalachian Laboratory Welcomes Maryland Biodiversity Project for March Watershed Moments Presentation

March 8, 2018
On Thursday, March 8, at 6:30pm, the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will welcome Bill Hubick of the Maryland Biodiversity Project as the next speaker in the Watershed Moments Community Learning Series. If you love photography or spending time in outdoor Maryland, you won't want to miss this visually powerful event!

NSF grant awarded to study how augmented reality could pique girls' interest in science

January 31, 2018
Dr. Cat Stylinski and colleagues received a $1 million three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to explore using augmented reality (AR) design experiences to pique teen girls’ interest in science and technology.

Researchers to study the value of citizen scientists in data gathering

January 22, 2018
Citizen scientists--volunteers who help with data collection and other tasks—play an increasingly important role in science research. How do we know they have the necessary skills to support robust science findings? Cat Stylinski is leading a team of collaborators to find out.

Andrew Elmore on studying changes to the landscape from outer space

January 2, 2018
When parking lots go up and rooftops multiply, land cover and land uses change. Andrew Elmore with the Appalachian Laboratory explains how he uses data from satellites to understand what's happening on the landscape, including identifying the impact of impervious surfaces on stream networks and measuring the timing of spring in forests.

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