Location: Headquarters in Cambridge
President: Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm
Founded: 1925
Graduate Students: 95
For More Information: 410.228.9250

UMCES' scientists provide unbiased research to inform public policy and key leadership in the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort.

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is a leading research and educational institution working to understand and manage the world’s resources. Through its network of four regional laboratories—the Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg, the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, the Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge, and the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore—UMCES provides sound scientific advice to help state and national leaders manage the environment and prepares future scientists to meet the global challenges of the 21st century.