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Paper proposes framework for future study of "co-migration"

April 3, 2020
A recent paper by UMCES Appalachian Laboratory scientist Emily Cohen and co-author Dara Satterfield proposes a new framework to help researchers better understand and study communities of migrating animals.

Appalachian Laboratory to host event on wildfires

February 7, 2020
Dr. Deborah Landau, Conservation Ecologist with Maryland/DC Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and Appalachian Laboratory fire ecologist Dr. Mark Cochrane will present "Wildfire in Appalachia: Fire history of the Central Appalachians and implications of a changing climate to our forests' health" as part of the Watershed Moments Community Learning Series.

Improving our understanding of greenhouse gases consumed and produced in soils

December 10, 2019
With soils contributing almost one quarter of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, researchers expanded the DAMM model to better understand microsite soil production and consumption of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide.

Nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas, is on the rise

November 18, 2019
A new study from an international group of scientists finds we are releasing more of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide into the atmosphere than previously thought. Agricultural practices and nitrogen-rich fertilizers have significantly increased the amount of nitrous oxide emissions in the atmosphere.

Appalachian Laboratory to host bat event as part of Watershed Moments series

October 24, 2019
On Thursday, October 24, at 6:30pm, the Appalachian Laboratory will kick off international “Bat Week” with a Watershed Moments Community Learning Series event all about bats. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Ph.D. student Juliet Nagel and the Maryland Department of Natural Resource’s Dan Feller will present “Bats- the myth understood mammals,” sharing the facts about bats and providing an update on the latest bat research in Maryland and beyond.

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