Press Releases

Eric Davidson named American Geophysical Union Fellow

August 16, 2019
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Professor Eric Davidson has been named a 2019 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Research cruise explores deep ocean in Atlantic

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.

Shorter, warmer winters could lead to longer, more productive blue crab season

July 30, 2019
Scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are predicting that warmer winters in the Chesapeake Bay will likely lead to longer and more productive seasons for Maryland’s favorite summer crustacean, the blue crab.

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

June 28, 2019
New research published in Science finds that sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in a three-way symbiotic relationship.

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