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Fish facing warmer waters

January 25, 2016
When it comes to scientific data, older isn't typically better. But when you are teasing out environmental trends, like temperature change, it helps to have a long record. The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) in Solomons, Maryland, is the oldest state-supported marine laboratory on the East Coast, and it touts the longest continuous record of water temperature in the Chesapeake Bay.

CBL Scientists Study Effects of Fall Storms and Wind on Bay’s “Metabolism”

December 21, 2015
A team of researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science took a close look at two big weather systems as they hit our region in October 2015. An unnamed nor’easter that dumped rain was followed quickly by the remnants of Hurricane Joaquin.

Graduate of Distinction Award Presented to Dr. Jeremy Testa

December 16, 2015
Dr. Jeremy Testa will be presented with the Graduate of Distinction - Incipiens Quercu (young oak) Award from his undergraduate university, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF).

Studying the travels of marine mammals may influence the construction of offshore wind power

October 30, 2015
Researchers from University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Cornell University collect and analyze about the signature sounds made by dolphins, porpoises, and the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale to learn more about where these animals live and when they travel through these offshore waters.

What’s happening on the CBL Research Pier? FlexEl, LLC’s Deploys Underwater Reserve Batteries

October 13, 2015
Operating sensors and detectors in strategic bay and coastal environments is critically important, but powering these devices can be difficult. Not only do batteries have to be able to survive in water, they have to be resistant to damage from wave action, aquatic life, and increased corrosion that can result from salty conditions. FlexEl, LLC has developed thin, flexible batteries that use this challenging environment to their advantage.

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