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Dr. Margaret Palmer

National Socio-Environmental

Synthesis Center

Department of Entomology
University of Maryland

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

phone 410.919.4810

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In the News:

April 11, 2017 “This work is not merely an updated version of a previous edition; instead, it is a substantially re-envisioned and expanded work from its decade-old namesake” – reviewer J. Cummings, Washington State Univ

Palmer to give Plenary
American Society of Limnology & Oceanography
2017 Annual Meeting
Honolulu, Hawaii

November 1, 2016 Foundations of Restoration Ecology, Second Edition published. Edited by Margaret A. Palmer, SESYNC Director and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, Joy B. Zedler, and Donald A. Falk.

October 16, 2016 WOUB OHIO Public Radio, Palmer interviewed on innovative environmental monitoring.

October 13, 2016 SESYNC funding renewed.

October 3, 2016 Palmer receives Sustainability Science Award from ESA.

May 31, 2016 Palmer on Eight Institutional Practices to Support Interdisciplinary Research.

March 3, 2016 Yale Environmental Review author Yuqoin Peng on article by Palmer and JB Ruhl What does ecology 'restoration' mean?


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Research in the Palmer Lab:

The broad objective of Dr. Palmer's research is to understand what controls stream ecosystem structure and function. She specifically focuses on restoration ecology and how land use, hydrology and geomorphology influence the health of running-water ecosystems.  Read more