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News

UMCES researchers lend a glove to COVID-19 response

March 31, 2020
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science campuses across Maryland are reaching out to serve their communities, offering personal protective equipment and emergency supplies to hospitals and local health departments and volunteering in local food banks.

Next Generation: Chelsea Wegner on Shrinking Sea Ice

February 19, 2020
"My research is looking for signatures of ice algae contributions throughout the Bering and Chukchi Sea using unique sea ice biomarkers. I am measuring these biomarkers in sediments, benthic organism tissues, and in the diets of top Arctic predators, like the Pacific walrus, to serve as an indicator of sea ice loss impacting the structure of the Pacific Arctic food web."

Next Generation: Ellie Rothermel

December 5, 2019
"My research is focused on the movement ecology of striped bass and Atlantic sturgeon. Both of these species reproduce and are born in freshwater but spend a significant portion of their adult lives in the ocean."

UMCES scientists complete study on Conowingo Dam and impact on Chesapeake Bay

November 11, 2019
UMCES scientists have completed a study to understand the potential impacts of nutrient pollution associated with sediment transported from behind the Conowingo Dam to the Chesapeake Bay.

USM Maryland Momentum Fund invests $150,000 in Minnowtech

November 4, 2019
Minnowtech, an UMCES-based startup aims to help maximize shrimp farmers’ efficiency to meet growing global demand.

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