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Recent Press Releases

Eric Davidson named American Geophysical Union Fellow

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

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.

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

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.

Recent News

Eric Davidson named American Geophysical Union Fellow

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 Atlantic Ocean and marine carbon cycle

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.

UMCES scientists lead sustainable agriculture project

Scientists, policymakers, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders involved in agriculture from around the world came together at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) in Annapolis to continue a two-year SESYNC Pursuit project to develop a Sustainable Agriculture Ma