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Marine life, fisheries increasingly threatened as the ocean loses oxygen

December 16, 2019
Scientists from University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Horn Point Laboratory warn that the loss of oxygen from the world’s ocean is increasingly threatening fish species and disrupting ecosystems.

Warming climate will impact dead zones in Chesapeake Bay

December 16, 2019
Researchers including Ming Li and Wenfei Ni factored in local impacts of climate change to make projections of what the oxygen content of the Chesapeake Bay will look like in the future.

Improving our understanding of greenhouse gases consumed and produced in soils

December 10, 2019
With soils contributing almost one quarter of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, researchers expanded the DAMM model to better understand microsite soil production and consumption of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide.

Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology named “Top Workplace” by Baltimore Sun

December 9, 2019
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Baltimore Sun, one of only 135 companies in the region made this year’s list.

Next Generation: Ellie Rothermel

December 5, 2019
"My research is focused on the movement ecology of striped bass and Atlantic sturgeon. Both of these species reproduce and are born in freshwater but spend a significant portion of their adult lives in the ocean."

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