Dr. Brad Stevens, LMRCSC Distinguished Scientist, awarded $385,000 through NOAA-SK program to study the queen conch (Lobatus gigas) in Puerto Rico
award is the result of collaboration with LMRCSC Wilmelie Cruz-Marrero
(pictured above with CamSled) who originally pitched the idea as part of a summer seminar
class on Caribbean fisheries. She and Dr. Stevens will conduct the project
titled "Comparison of video camera sled with diver surveys
and efficacy of marine protected areas for conservation of queen conch (Lobatus gigas) in Puerto Rico” in
cooperation with Dr. Richard Appeldoorn, a noted expert on queen conch at the
University of Puerto Rico. Read more.
LMRCSC undergraduate Wyntin Goodman participated in monitoring project through Partnership Education Program
Wyntin Goodman (pictured above during the 2014 UMES REU Program) collaborated with Dr. Kennith H. Foreman of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole Massachusetts on a project to better understand how waste water influences the flow of nutrients through groundwater and into a pond. More details can be found in the Falmouth News.
Four LMRCSC alumni earn Knauss Fellowships (Aug. 26, 2015)
LMRCSC scientist receives NOAA grant (Aug. 18, 2015)
Largest class of students complete summer research experience in marine and estuarine sciences (Aug. 18, 2015)
LMRCSC- UMCES students, Jeanette Davis and Kate Gillespie, successfully completed their Ph.D.s (May 22, 2015)
LMRCSC-UMES student, Hector Malagon, completed his M.S. degree. The title of Hector's thesis is: "Population Dynamics of Young of the Year Summer Flounder (Paralichthys Dentatus) in Maryland Coastal Bays." (May 22, 2015)
Shadaesha Green was awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Poster Presentation, February 2015, PROMISE-AGEP Research Symposium& Professional Development Conference.
Shanai Brown (IMET intern from Morgan State Univ.): awarded first prize Undergraduate Oral Presentation in Healthy Oceans at NOAA-EPP Forum.
David Marsan awarded first prize Graduate Poster Presentation in Healthy Oceans at NOAA-EPP Forum
NOAA EPP 7th Biennial Education and Science Forum 2014