We're recruiting our 2018 summer intern team! Get hands-on experience in research, education, citizen science and science writing. Applications open through Feb. 15. (Photo: Kiel Edson)
Start the new year by digging deeper into local science and history with Smithsonian researchers! Free lectures run every Tuesday at 7pm, Jan. 16-March 13.
Get ready for SERC's outdoor festival of science! Do hands-on activities with the scientists on land and water, and discover new reasons for Bay Optimism. Full details coming soon.
Half the oxygen on Earth is from oceans, and it is vanishing. In a new paper in Science, an international team shows the full scope and what it will take to fix it. (Photo: Arcadio Castillo)
"Science has the power to decode disasters, and show us how to fight and recover from them."
Get the truth on the science and history of climate change, in this 6-part lecture series hosted by SERC plant ecologist Bert Drake. Watch all six episodes online!
Discover Smithsonian science in your backyard!Visiting Hours:
Monday through Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Closed Sundays and federal holidays.
Presenters: Jim Breedlove, Jocelyn Lee and Kathleen Cannon (SERC citizen scientists)
Speaker: Sarah Grady, SERC citizen scientist
Photo: Arcadio Castillo/Smithsonian
Photo: Julia Blum
Photo: John Chapman
Speaker: Julie Zinnert (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Speaker: Leslie Reeder-Myers (Temple University anthropologist)
For half a century, SERC scientists have taken on environmental issues on Chesapeake Bay and around the world and uncovered new ways to protect the planet. Learn more about SERC’s history and discoveries.