Press Releases

Researchers pursue green technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions

February 27, 2023
UMCES-IMET researchers have been awarded a three-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to understand how microalgae can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

Stacy L. Hutchinson '23 chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2023

February 21, 2023
Leadership Maryland announced today that Stacy L. Hutchinson '23, Associate Director, Administration at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) - Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, Maryland, has been chosen to participate in the statewide professional development program as a member of the Class of 2023.

New insights on why improvements to Chesapeake Bay remain a challenge

January 30, 2023
A new look at the history of water quality in the Chesapeake Bay sheds light on how the estuary has responded to nutrient reduction efforts and why improvements have remained a major challenge.

William A. Shorter Jr. joins UMCES Board of Visitors

November 9, 2022
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has appointed William A. Shorter Jr. to its Board of Visitors. UMCES is research and graduate university that provides sound advice to help state and national leaders manage the environment and prepares future scientists to meet the global challenges of the 21st century.

Innovative incubator to jumpstart efforts to control harmful algal blooms

October 24, 2022
UMCES has been awarded a $7.5 million grant from NOAA to lead an innovative US Harmful Algal Bloom Control Technology Incubator (US HAB-CTI) to advance innovative ways to control harmful algal blooms that are impacting the health of people and marine ecosystems, as well as regional economies.