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  • Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places

    Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places
    Despite early progress reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution, levels of a key pollutant, phosphorus, have not come down in many rivers in the past decade — and are actually rising in several, officials say.
  • Lawrence A. Hardie, Hopkins geology professor

    Lawrence A. Hardie, Hopkins geology professor
    Lawrence Alexander Hardie, a retired Johns Hopkins University geology professor who successfully challenged an assumption about ocean salinity, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Dec. 17 at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in...

    Cruise mapping wind prospects off Maryland

    Cruise mapping wind prospects off Maryland
    OCEAN CITY — The high-rise towers of Maryland's Atlantic beach resort were blips on the horizon from 13 miles offshore. Except for a distant container ship coming out of Delaware Bay, the Scarlett Isabella was practically alone as it cruised...

    Smithsonian intern Kelsey Wood is lost in the stars [North Laurel/Savage]

    Kelsey Wood, a junior at the University of Maryland and local North Laurel resident, is interning at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Everyone tells their children to reach for the stars while growing up. That is exactly what Kelsey Wood...

    New Western Md. map could mark turn in geology research

    New Western Md. map could mark turn in geology research
    The last statewide map of Maryland geology, published in 1968, is out of print. Online versions of it are marked with a disclaimer that it's too imprecise for anything but "historical and illustrative purposes." But a push to drill for Marcellus shale...