University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is Maryland’s graduate school of the environment, founded in 1925. UMCES is both globally eminent and locally relevant, contributing to the science behind the restoration of Chesapeake Bay. UMCES researchers tackle pressing environmental problems by producing timely and accurate information that is effectively communicated to policy makers and resource managers. UMCES researchers conduct practical, highly collaborative quality research from the mountains to the sea, using techniques spanning genes to ecosystems.