It is with real pleasure that I welcome you to the Council of the Environment of the University of Maryland. Our University has tremendous breadth and depth in environmental and earth system science and, as a land grant university, is committed to bringing those resources to support the work of local communities and government, and to promote economic development in the State. Our strengths spread across a wide spectrum of academic fields such as anthropology, agriculture, architecture, climate and earth science, ecology, economics, energy, engineering for sustainable infrastructure, public health, public policy, sociology, and transportation. The Council will work to integrate this diversity of effort and to develop new opportunities. The public and private sectors in the State are also deeply engaged in environmental issues, to which they too bring great strengths. The Council will build new partnerships to connect these efforts with the University. As Chair, I am excited at the...
Dr. Ehrman joined the faculty of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department in 1998. Dr. Ehrman has developed a research program focusing on gas-phase synthesis routes to micro and nanostructured materials for energy, microelectronics and biotechnology applications, interactions between nanoparticles and biological systems, and the formation, characterization and minimization of air pollutants.
Council on the Environment Green Fellowship 2013-05-15 Wednesday, 15 May 2013 The 2nd Annual call for the Council on the Environment Green Fellowship is underway. Graduate students interested in applying can obtain more information at:
ENERGY 101 2013-05-14 A new University of Maryland class focused on teaching sustainable development held an open house for students to present their final project posters to the public at the university’s
UMDConE May 03, 2013 RT @Connect4Climate: Our thanks to @UofMaryland student, Jonathan Johnson, for his post on shifting from apathy to action! http://t.co/tf7c… 20 days ago from web
UMDConE May 03, 2013 View UMD students @Connect4Climate video on climate change http://t.co/RCetbvQMw3 w@ESSIC @UMDResearch @UMDRightNow 20 days ago from web
Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber May 23, 2013 More than 13,000 ships per year transit the Panama Canal each year. Each time a ship passes through, more than 55 million gallons of water are used. The advent of large “super” cargo ships
Earth's mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates May 23, 2013 New findings reveal that the U.S. shoreline -- from Virginia to Florida -- has been uplifted by more than 210 feet, meaning less ice melted than expected. This is big news for scientists who