Spat on shell from the Horn Point Oyster Hatchery is shot by high pressure hose from the Popa Francis into the Tred Avon River sanctuary in Maryland. (Dave Harp)

Oyster farms make slight improvement in water quality

By: Timothy B. Wheeler, Bayjournal.com Researchers found clearer water right next to aquaculture, but had hard time quantifying changes farther

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Sarah Benish, a graduate student at the University of Maryland in the atmospheric and oceanic science department, is on track to get her doctorate utilizing the Regional Atmospheric Measurement Modeling and Prediction Program or RAMMPP for her research. Benish actually has her pilot's license, and her love of flying is something that attracted her to this research project. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Benish)

UMD flights help the state understand air quality

By: Greta Easthom, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — As soon as the Cessna twin-piston airplane touches down on the

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Jeremy Hoffman, chief scientist at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond, said, “It’s amazing how much you can learn from a data set that the people who live in [the area] generate.” (Whitney Pipkin)

Is air cleaner on other side of the block? Museum, residents to test theory

By: Whitney Pipkin, Bayjournal.com Richmond institution, city volunteers to monitor air pollution in urban neighborhoods Summer temperatures in Richmond can

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Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus Fifth Grader Brooklyn Meza, 10, learns about electricity during the "Physics is Phun" portion of Destination College at the CSM Prince Frederick Campus.

Students from Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus Arrive at Destination College

News Release, College of Southern Maryland “Raise your hands to show me how many of you are here at the

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