Fulbright Visiting Student joins Appalachian Laboratory

October 18, 2023
Mihaela Borota, a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher from Romania, recently joined the research team led by Dr. Keith Eshleman at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

Workshop for students grade K-12 to explore the sciences

October 18, 2023
The Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS) Horn Point Laboratory chapter invites students K-12 to spend a day exploring the life of a scientist. The workshop is free and takes place Saturday,November 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 pm.

Meet UMCES Interim President Bill Dennison

October 16, 2023
A professor of marine science and expert in science communication, Bill Dennison steps in as Interim President of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science after serving as Vice President for Science Application since 2003.

Gray whales die-offs driven by food supply swings as a result of Arctic changing conditions

October 12, 2023
A long-term Arctic biological data set maintained by a University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) faculty member has been proven instrumental in determining the cause of a continuing series of die-offs of eastern Pacific gray whales.

Record number of oysters planted in Chesapeake Bay this year

October 10, 2023
More than 1.7 billion new juvenile oysters have been planted on sanctuary and public oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay this year, surpassing an ambitious 2023 planting goal and setting a new annual record. Oysters for the restoration tributaries are grown primarily at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory.