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The Star Democrat (Fri 12 Sep, 2014)
Work at Poplar Island getting attention
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POPLAR ISLAND — The work underway at Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay has gained international recognition, with people coming from all over the world to see how it's being done and take that technology back to their own countries.


Mtech (Thu 11 Sep, 2014)
Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Approves 18 Technology Development Projects
Staff quoted: Feng Chen
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The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, has approved research projects worth $4.7 million to 18 teams combining Maryland companies with state university researchers to bring technology products closer to market, program officials announce today.


Digital Journal (Tue 9 Sep, 2014)
Free, Open Entrepreneur Office Hours Come to Baltimore
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COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovators and entrepreneurs in Baltimore will have a new place to go for free, expert advice on launching their own companies or bringing their inventions to market every month starting on September 16 at the Columbus Center in Baltimore.


Sys.con Media (Tue 9 Sep, 2014)
UMD Program Approves 18 Technology Development Projects, Worth $4.7 Million, Teaming Maryland Faculty and Companies
Staff quoted: Feng Chen
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COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, has approved research projects worth $4.7 million to 18 teams combining Maryland companies with state university researchers to bring technology products closer to market, program officials announce today.


My Eastern Shore MD (Mon 8 Sep, 2014)
Flats may hold key for Bay
Staff quoted: Cassie Gurbisz, Don Boesch, Mike Kemp
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PERRYVILLE — An early report from an ongoing study of the health of the Upper Bay — specifically the Susquehanna Flats, where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay — indicates that modest reductions in nutrient pollution, coupled with favorable weather conditions, has led to the comeback of underwater grasses there.


RedOrbit (Thu 4 Sep, 2014)
Underwater Grass Comeback Bodes Well For Chesapeake Bay
Staff quoted: Don Boesch, Mike Kemp, Cassie Gurbisz
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The Susquehanna Flats, a large bed of underwater grasses near the mouth of the Susquehanna River, virtually disappeared from the upper Chesapeake Bay after Tropical Storm Agnes more than 40 years ago. However, the grasses mysteriously began to come back in the early 2000s. Today, the bed is one of the biggest and healthiest in the Bay, spanning some 20 square miles. A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science explores what's behind this major comeback.


News Medical (Wed 3 Sep, 2014)
Scientists explore reason behind major comeback of underwater grasses
Staff quoted: Mike Kemp, Cassie Gurbisz, Don Boesch
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The Susquehanna Flats, a large bed of underwater grasses near the mouth of the Susquehanna River, virtually disappeared from the upper Chesapeake Bay after Tropical Storm Agnes more than 40 years ago. However, the grasses mysteriously began to come back in the early 2000s. Today, the bed is one of the biggest and healthiest in the Bay, spanning some 20 square miles. A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science explores what's behind this major comeback.


LiveScience (Wed 3 Sep, 2014)
7 Animals That Wore Backpacks for Science
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From falcons to cockroaches, a myriad of different animals have donned backpacks in the name of science.


The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog (Tue 2 Sep, 2014)
Susquehanna Flats show hope for Bay
Staff quoted: Mike Kemp, Cassie Gurbisz
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There weren't any keepers yet, but the fish were definitely biting for Willie Edwards one day last week as he trolled along the edge of the Susquehanna Flats. The 72-year-old fisherman from North East said he'd caught "a lot of little rock," or striped bass.


Science World Report (Tue 2 Sep, 2014)
Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Make a Comeback: How Plants Managed to Thrive
Staff quoted: Mike Kemp, Cassie Gurbisz
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It turns out that the Chesapeake Bay may be making a comeback. Scientists have found that the Susquehanna Flats, a large bed of underwater grasses that virtually disappeared more than 40 years ago, is now one of the biggest and healthiest in the bay. Now, researchers are finding out the story behind this comeback.


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