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Celebrating 90 years of innovation

Now through 2015, the University of Maryland

Dr. Jacqueline Grebmeier awarded IASC Medal

Dr. Jaqueline Grebmeier has seen the impact of climate change on the Arctic first-hand. This year, she is being honored for 30-year career working to understand how Arctic marine ecosystems respond to environmental changes.

Research professor and a biological oceanographer at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), Grebmeier has been recognized for exceptional and sustained contributions to the understanding of the Arctic by the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), an international scientific organization that supports leading-edge research through coordination by 22 member countries with Arctic research programs.

Dr. Russell Hill elected to American Academy of Microbiology


Mysterious microbes hold big possibilities for Sloan Research Fellow Alyson Santoro

Archaea are a mysterious bunch. Once thought to live only in extreme environments, they are now known to be among the most abundant organisms on the planet.

Bacteria in marine sponges harvest phosphorus for the reef community

Did you ever wonder why the water is so clear around coral reefs? Scientists have known for years that sponges can filter water and gather nutrients from the ocean, making it appear crystal clear.

UMCES Scientists to Study Water Quality Consequences of Susquehanna River Sediments and Nutrients

A team of scientists at University of Maryland Center for Environme

UMCES welcomes Charles O. Monk as new Chair of Board of Visitors

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, the premier research and educational institution working to understand and ma

UMCES experts Boesch and Boynton earn rank of Admiral of the Chesapeake Bay

Award recognizes the lifetime achievement and is the highest honor the governor can bestow on a person for their environmental contributions

Studying Sturgeon: Preserving the Ghosts of Chesapeake Past

Presidential Fellowships – 2014

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science congratulates the recipients of the 2014 Presidential Fellowships.