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Research cruise explores deep Atlantic Ocean and marine carbon cycle

August 1, 2019
A University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science research cruise leaves for the deep Atlantic Ocean 50 miles southeast of Bermuda on Monday for a week of science at sea. Scientists will be sampling the depths of the ocean and analyzing bacterial diversity and function to better understand the marine carbon cycle in the ocean.

UMCES-led research cruise explores deep ocean in Atlantic

July 30, 2019
A University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science research cruise leaves for the deep Atlantic Ocean for a week of science at sea. Scientists will be sampling the depths of the ocean and analyzing bacterial diversity and function to better understand the marine carbon cycle in the ocean.

Four UMCES graduate students selected as Knauss Fellows

July 29, 2019
Four University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science graduate students have been named finalists of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program.

Sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in three-way symbiotic relationship

July 1, 2019
New research published in Science finds that sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in a three-way symbiotic relationship.

Next Generation: Taylor Armstrong on controlling toxic algal blooms in lakes

June 28, 2019
"I will be looking at how we can control and mitigate harmful algal blooms in polluted lakes. I want to figure out what those chemicals being released by the barley are to simplify the process of combating harmful algal blooms."

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