NOTICE:The SERC campus will be closed on the following Saturdays:
Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12.
For the first time, tidal wetlands can enter the carbon market. A new methodology co-authored by Smithsonian scientist Pat Megonigal offers a way to create carbon credits for restoring tidal wetlands.
News and Research
For years, scientists and policymakers reported that the greenhouse gas methane is 30 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. In a new study, scientists discovered it has an even stronger impact than we thought.
(Photo: Miriam Jones/USGS)
A snorkeling trip led to a surprise discovery off Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos. Now scientists are working to uncover what the invasive spaghetti bryozoan's arrival could mean for this world heritage site.
(Photo: Dan Minchin/Marine Organism Investigations)
Erica Staaterman is helping uncover a wealth of noise from the ocean’s hidden creatures, first in California and now in the Chesapeake as a SERC postdoc.
(Photo: Erica Staaterman)
Education and Events
Full Calendar of Events
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"Tracking wide-ranging marine species to go from data to decisions"
--Thursday, December 10, 11:00AM– 12:00PM
"River Herring Conservation in the Chesapeake Watershed"
--Thursday, December 17, 11:00AM– 12:00PM
"Ireland, Forests and Biodiversity"
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