College of Agriculture & Natural Resources


UMD Assistant Professor Awarded $1.1 Million to Mitigate Rising Sea-level and Saltwater Intrusion Threatening Coastal Farm Viability and Bay Health

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Dr. Kate Tully of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture was recently awarded $1.1 million by the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for her research on sea-level rise and saltwater intrusion on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Saltwater intrusion reduces soil quality,...

Inspiring MD Pride: Faculty Helps Develop Method to Encourage Worldwide Wetlands Restoration

A team of scientists, including Associate Professor Brian Needelman from the University of Maryland’s Department of Environmental Science and Technology , has developed a method for measuring the removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere achieved through coastal wetland restoration. The...
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