Blog posts by Katie May Laumann

UMCES Researchers Win Coveted Cozzarelli Prize for SAV Research in Chesapeake Bay

Katie May Laumann ·
6 June 2019
Science Communication | Applying Science | 

The Cozzarelli Prize, a prestigious award recognizing excellence in scientific research, was awarded to UMCES very own Bill Dennison, Rebecca Murphy, and Jeremy Testa, lead author Jon Lefcheck (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center), and their co-authors (listed below) for their study of human impacts on underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay. The prize recognizes 6 papers, selected by the editorial board of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , each year.


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Mountains as Sentinels of Change: Summary from Belmont Forum

Katie May Laumann ·
1 February 2019

Belmont Forum participants worked together to create a sketch (top) for a conceptual diagram that represented 'Mountains as Sentinels of Change'. The finalized diagram (bottom) will be featured in the upcoming synthesis publication. Figure credit: Yesenia Valverde. Mountain regions are ecologically important worldwide. They are home to incredible biodiversity, providing critical habitat for many species. They also provide critical resources to people.


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