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."

Kane Samuel completes undergraduate internship at Appalachian Laboratory

June 24, 2019
Kane Samuel, a Frostburg State University senior majoring in chemistry, recently completed an internship at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), under the supervision of Associate Professor Mark Castro.

Capturing Nature on the Job

June 20, 2019
While camera phones are becoming more sophisticated with each successive generation - with increasing resolution, wider color gamut, and better depth of field - they still cannot match the image quality captured from the sensor of a DSLR (or the mirrorless cameras entering the market).