The Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is pleased to welcome two new Ph.D. students this academic year. Jonathan Johnson has joined the laboratory of Dr. David Nelson, and Luke DeGroote has joined Dr. Emily Cohen’s laboratory.
A recently published research paper, led by UMCES' Emily Cohen, combines the two components of bird migration, passage (flight) and stopover (rest), into a new metric called the stopover-to-passage ratio.
As the UMCES community convened virtually for our seventh annual Commencement ceremony to celebrate this year’s graduates, Associate Professor Matt Fitzpatrick from the Appalachian Laboratory was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award.
Dr. Xin Zhang, an Assistant Professor at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), recently co-presented a webinar sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).