Christina Goethel awarded UMCES' Student Service Award

May 28, 2021
The UMCES Student Service Award honors a graduate student who has provided outstanding service to their laboratory unit, UMCES, the University System of Maryland, their community, government agencies, and/or professional societies. The inaugural UMCES Student Service Award is presented to Ms. Christina Goethel.

Jeremy Testa selected by UMCES graduate students as Outstanding Faculty Mentor

May 28, 2021
Associate Professor Jeremy Testa, a marine ecologist studying nutrient cycling in coastal systems at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, has been selected by the graduate student body to receive the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award for his dedication to both science and his students.

NSF awards $1 million for coastal ocean research to understand the ecology at the interface of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean

April 16, 2021
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to a team of researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science to study how the nutrient plume of the nation’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay, changes over the course of the year and what those changes mean for food webs and nutrient cycles in the coastal Atlantic Ocean.

UMCES scientists awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarships

February 12, 2021
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Associate Professor Lora Harris and Ph.D. candidate Christina Goethel have been named Fulbright Scholars for 2021-2022.

Is coral decline linked to sunscreen? Scientists say more study is needed

February 2, 2021
Significant decline in the diversity and abundance of coral in recent years has been attributed to climate change and longer-duration temperature events. The impact of organic UV filters on corals has also been scrutinized and some regulatory bodies have banned the sale of sunscreens containing certain organic UV filters.