UMCES graduates next generation of environmental leaders

May 19, 2023
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science held its annual Commencement May 19, featuring the conferral of master's and doctorate degrees, university awards, and keynote speaker Dr. Kandis Boyd, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Research team to explore the role clams, salt marshes play in carbon cycling in estuaries

April 21, 2023
An interdisciplinary team of researchers across six institutions was awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the role that clams, salt marshes and seagrasses—also known as macrobiota—play in carbon cycling in estuaries. The research will be carried out through a coordinated program of field measurements, laboratory experiments, historical data analysis, and numerical modeling, all focused on the Chesapeake Bay.

Stacy L. Hutchinson chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2023

February 21, 2023
Stacy Hutchinson, Associate Director, Administration at UMCES' Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, has been chosen to participate in the statewide professional development program as a member of the Class of 2023.

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory researchers reach the North Pole

November 21, 2022
Scientists Lee Cooper and Jackie Grebmeier have been visiting the Arctic on research expeditions for more than 30 years, but they have never visited the North Pole. Until now.

Next Generation: Samara Nehemiah on assessing striped bass populations

October 5, 2022
My research focuses of the development of spatial stock assessment models for Chesapeake Bay fishes. I am developing new statistical methods to estimate population abundance of striped bass.