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Environmental Science and Technology

Creek near Xfinity Center

UMD Team Wins EPA’s Green Infrastructure Design Competition


Plan Would Reduce Runoff, Expand Green Space, Emphasize Campus Creek

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Irrigation system in field

Water Conservation Heads East

With $750K From USDA, UMD Researchers Study How to Reduce Barriers to Future Groundwater Resource Management

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Red maple trees lining street

A Singular Weapon in Stormwater Management: Urban Trees

UMD Researchers Find Individual Trees Absorb Far More Water Than Those in Clusters or Forests

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food waste

$6M in Grants Support Work to Create Biofuels, Bioplastics From Food Waste

UMD Researcher Seeks to Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels, Landfills

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Living Umbrella at Vigilante Coffee Co.

An Upgrade From Artificial Shade

Professor Designs ‘Living Umbrellas’ to Beat the Heat Sustainably

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Illustration of scientists researching the globe

Earth, From Diverse Perspectives

Research Team Develops Programs to Bring Change to One of STEM’s Most Homogeneous Fields

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Illustration of fish and plants growing in an aquaponics system

Water for Food Deserts

Student Aquaponics Project Could Help County Grow Urban Agriculture in Empty Buildings

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Milk on shelves at store

Feeding the Body of Knowledge on Food Labeling

Researchers Call for Collaboration Across Fields to Reduce Waste by Using Science to Clarify, Regulate Dates on Products

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Map of African Burial Ground

New Clues in Centuries-Old Burial Ground

Soil Research at NYC Site Provides Insight on African Americans’ Experiences

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Black beans

A Research-Dining Services Bean-anza

Largesse of Leftover Legumes Grown in Soil Experiment Feeds Campus

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Alexander MacLeod, a doctoral student in Environmental Science & Technology, catches yellow perch for study.

Bellweather for the Bay

Research Aims to Uncover Problems Leading to Decline of Chesapeake’s Yellow Perch

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Paul Leisnham, UMD students

Drain Gain

Researchers Seek to Lift Urban Areas by Managing Stormwater

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