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Next Generation: Amber Fandel

August 30, 2021
"Understanding these behaviors and movements are important because it will help us manage, and hopefully protect them from, potential disturbances in the future."

Xin Zhang promoted to associate professor

August 30, 2021
Dr. Xin Zhang has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

Lora Harris awarded Elkins Professorship

August 27, 2021
Dr. Lora Harris, an associate professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Chesapeake Biological Laboratory has been awarded the Wilson H. Elkins Endowed Professorship for 2021-2022 by the University System of Maryland.

Richard Johnson completes summer internship at Appalachian Laboratory

August 23, 2021
Garrett College student and U.S. Army veteran Richard Johnson recently completed a 12-week research-focused internship at the Appalachian Laboratory.

Female and young walruses depend on disappearing Arctic sea ice for food sources

August 17, 2021
A new study shows that disappearing sea ice is a significant element of the food web supporting female walruses and their dependent young in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea. Researchers were able to trace biomarkers that are unique to algae growing within sea ice to connect marine mammals with a food source that is rapidly diminishing in the face of climate change.

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