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UMD is Part of a Multi-Institutional Consortium to Maximize Nutrient and Water Use and Improve Agricultural Productivity in the US Southern Plains

Researchers with Agricultural & Resource Economics and Geographical Sciences are collaborating to develop decision-making tools for farmers to adapt to a changing climate and improve productivity.

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UMD Landscape Architecture Students Combat Urban Blight in Baltimore by Building Archway Park, a Welcome Mat for the Druid Heights Community

New park incorporates stormwater management as a prominent design feature to raise awareness and improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Nutrition & Food Science Associate Professor Qin Wang Makes Significant Advancements in Food Safety, Quality, and Nutrition as a 2019 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher

Her unique work as a food nanotechnologist uses food polymers to deliver nutrients while preserving and protecting our food.

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UMD Study Shows that Even Small Patches of Urban Forest in Baltimore Infiltrate Stormwater Comparably to Green Infrastructure Features Like Rain Gardens

This study out of Environmental Science & Technology has implications for urban planning and the conservation of urban forest systems.

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Doctoral Student Revives a Multi-Agency Research Collaboration to Assess Why the Yellow Perch in the Rivers of the Chesapeake Bay are Struggling

Research examines the health of yellow perch as an indicator of the health of the Chesapeake Bay, urbanization, and even changing weather patterns.

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