Maureen Brooks • July 9, 2019
In January 2019, I was a graduate student at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. I came to work each morning in jeans and a t-shirt and focused on my research: modeling the biology and physics of floating seaweed. Read more . . .
Daniel Teodoro • May 1, 2019
Sometimes I feel like great scientific insights are not having an impact in societal and governmental decisions. That is particularly the case for climate science, but it is also in different scientific fields (e.g., engineering, forensic science, smart cities, etc.). As researchers, we like to think we know better, and that if others would know what we know the world would be a better place. Read more . . .
Hayley Oakland • March 6, 2019
As a burgeoning aquatic ecologist and environmental scientist, I never anticipated needing to know how to fly a drone. Read more . . .
Samantha Gleich • February 25, 2019
I tend to think of phytoplankton as the “forests” of an aquatic environment. Much like trees in a terrestrial ecosystem, phytoplankton form the base of the aquatic food web and are critically important to the overall structure and function of an ecosystem. Read more . . .