Graduate student Claire Nemes receives UMCES Student Service Award

May 13, 2022
Graduate student Claire Nemes, a Ph.D. candidate with a research focus on birds, has been awarded the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Student Service Award for a high level of engagement and service to the Appalachian Laboratory (AL), UMCES, and the broader community.

New research will help minimize impact of wind energy development on migratory birds

May 4, 2022
Researchers have found that data collected by weather radar networks could be used to reduce collisions and minimize habitat-related impacts of wind turbines on nocturnally migrating birds.

Next Generation: Tan Zou on nutrient management in food production

April 27, 2022
Tan Zou's research focuses on quantifying nutrient budgets (nutrient use, production, and loss) in food production and consumption systems, and identifying gaps in that nutrient management.

Researchers find declining nitrogen availability in a nitrogen rich world

April 15, 2022
New evidence indicates that the world is now experiencing a dual trajectory in nitrogen availability with many areas experiencing a hockey-stick shaped decline in the availability of nitrogen. In a new review paper in the journal Science, researchers have described the causes for these declines and the consequences on how ecosystems function.

David Nelson Chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2022

March 1, 2022
David Nelson, Professor and Director, Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, has been chosen to participate in the Leadership Maryland professional development program as a member of the Class of 2022.