Short Biography

Who am I

 

Dr. Margaret Palmer
Director

National Socio-Environmental

Synthesis Center

Professor
Department of Entomology
University of Maryland

Professor
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

phone 410.919.4810





In the News:


March 2014: New article in the journal Science: "Why Should We Care about Temporary Waterways?".

February 2014: Dr. Palmer profiled in the journal Science.

March 2012: Dr. Palmer is featured in two articles about a recent trip to North Korea. Science Magazine. New York Times.

September 2011: NSF Grant Launches the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (Sesync Website).

See Dr. Palmer's appearance on the Colbert Report:

 

News Archives.

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....