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    AmbroseAmbrose Jearld, Jr.: Researcher, Educator, Mentor and Advocate for Diversity and Inclusion - Ambrose Jearld, Jr. has spent his life around animals and water—both freshwater and seawater. He was born in 1944 into a Navy family in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up on the family farm in Orrum, North Carolina. He attended elementary school there, but returned to Annapolis in sixth grade and graduated from Wiley H. Bates High School in 1961. Read More

    Olivia ParesOlivia Pares leads research and education project in Puerto Rico - While the past year has taught many people how much can be accomplished through virtual learning and experiences, it has also highlighted what is lost without hands-on projects and in-person collaborations. Over the past year, Olivia Pares, who is a student with Dr. Eric Schott and a NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center fellow, has met with high school students located in Baltimore and San Juan, Puerto Rico by video calls and helped them develop independent research projects. Read More

    Rose JagusProfessor Rose Jagus receives President's Award for Excellence in the application of science – President Peter Goodwin has awarded the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)’s annual President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science to Rosemary Jagus, a professor in molecular genetics at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, for her contributions to increasing the diversity of scientists working in the marine sciences over the past two decades. Read more

    Juan CerveraFrom Software to Science   University of Miami RSMAS and NOAA LMRCSC Master’s fellow, Juan Cervera had an interesting path which led him to a career in fisheries. Graduating with a bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida, Juan started a career in the software development industry, but after a few years working as a video game developer, he decided to make a career change. Read more

    Brittany King Cropped PhotoSocial scientist explores the human dimension aspect of fisheries – The world of fisheries science is not just limited to the research of various ocean species; however, there is also a human dimensions component to the field as well. That is where LMRCSC Ph.D. candidate, Brittany King, steps in. Read more

    CINARCINAR Fellowship - press release:  CINAR Fellows in Quantitative Fisheries and Ecosystems Science Announced. Read more

    LMRCSC 200px LogoNew Pilot Project Offers Quick Answers About Important Consultations – The new Southeast Inland Mapper is now available to those wanting to know if they need an essential fish habitat consultation. This new tool is designed to focus on the inland extent of EFH, complementing the current NOAA Fisheries offshore EFH Mapper. Read More

    Dr. Bonin Lewallen profileNOAA LMRCSC Professor Awarded National Research Grant – When it comes to understanding marine life and the characteristics of dolphins, professor Carolina Bonin Lewallen, Ph.D is the go to expert on the topic. The Hampton University and NOAA LMRCSC faculty member recently won a research grant totaling $300,000. Read More

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    Professor wins 2020 faculty excellence award – With nearly 20 years of experience at her home institution, Dr. Gulnihal Ozbay is adamant that her career is not just about teaching but is also about guiding and preparing her students to excel in their career fields. It is because of such passion and zeal for young minds that the professor earned one of Delaware State University’s 2020 Faculty Excellence Awards. Read More

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    NOAA LMRCSC Scholar Becomes 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Finalist – When one thinks of marine science, they often do not associate it with government and public policy; however, for Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center student, Shadaesha Green, those two categories will soon be her primary focus. Last month, Mrs. Green... Read More

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    LMRCSC Hosts 2020 Virtual Science Meeting – The Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center (LMRCSC), in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), held its 2020 Science Meeting in April. This year, the annual event was held via videoconferencing due to the social distancing guidelines put in place as a measure to prevent the spread of... Read More

    Alexandria Ambrose in Greece

    SSU Graduate Alexandria Ambrose studies the rhythms of nature – Alexandria Ambrose was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan – a world away from the estuary marshes of Georgia’s coast. She wasn’t sure where or what she wanted to study when she set off on a college tour, but when she visited Savannah State and talked to some students, she felt at home. Read More 

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    November 21st, NOAA Coast Survey Director, Rear Admiral Shepard M. Smith, visited Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center (LMRCSC) partner institution, Hampton University (HU).  Admiral Smith was in the Norfolk area visiting local NOAA facilities and while in the vicinity, the Acting Assistant Deputy Administrator made a stop at the HBCU to speak about... Read More

    Congrats are in order for LMRCSC and University of Maryland Eastern Shore graduate, Stephanie Martinez-Rivera.  In November, Stephanie started her new Fish Biologist position with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (NOAA). The marine scientist, who received her doctoral degree in Marine, Estuarine & Environmental Science in December 2018, now works for... Read More

    Chigbu-USMRegentsAward(1)The coveted Wilson H. Elkins Professorship has been awarded to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to support the work of Dr. Paulinus Chigbu, professor in the Department of Natural Sciences and director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center (LMRCSC) at UMES.  Read More 

    NERRCalling all graduate students! The NOAA Office of Coastal Management has a new and exciting opportunity! The Davidson Fellowship will provide two years of funding for a graduate student conducting a collaborative science project at one of the 29 NERR. The goal of the fellowship is to aid in "building the next generation of coastal leaders." Click here for details!

    LAKnFellowTwo LMRCSC students - Laura Almodovar-Acevedo (Ph.D. student at UMES) and Amanda Lawrence (M.S. student at IMET) receive NOAA Knauss Fellowships! Read more

    ABelizeDoctoral candidate Adrianne Wilson, the   recipient of a grant from the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, spent two weeks in Belize researching lane snapper populations. Read more

    MattRamirezMatthew Ramirez gives GRADx talk about his research on Sea Turtles at OSU:  Matt is a Ph.D. candidate in fisheries science. His research is focused on studying the factors that influence sea turtle growth rates and population dynamics, primarily through examination of the bones. Read more

    Smeeting1LMRCSC holds 2019 Science Meeting: Much needed "meeting of the minds" occurred on Friday, June 14 when NOAA scientist and the LMRCSC came together for the 2019 Science Meeting. The one day forum, held at the NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, Md... Read more

    ASLO1LMRCSC presents at 2019 ASLO Meeting: The 2019 Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Meeting was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A number of LMRCSC professors and cohorts were in attendance and the following presented...
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    IMETIMET'S Rose Jagus awarded Elkins Professorship: Professor Rose Jagus of UMCES has been awarded the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship by the University System of Maryland for her contributions to increasing the diversity of scientists working in the marine sciences... Read more


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