Public Radio East’s Jared Brumbaugh interviews Dr. Paerl about flooding and hurricanes. See link below for details
Our lab troops (Malcolm, Haley, Jeremy) are currently conducting nutrient bioassays, determining which nutrients are responsible for the current toxic cyanobacterial bloom spreading through Lake Erie (see URL below). This is part of the NSF-NIH supported Oceans and Human Health Lake Erie Center, that we are part of. Talk about good timing!!
Check out this news clip:
For her honors thesis Felix prepares a bioassay where she hopes to determine a relationship between harmful algal bloom formation and changes to salinity in the Chowan River of coastal North Carolina, in light of climate change-driven changes to hydrologic event patterns.
Click the link below to see the effort Felix is putting into her bioassay; she works quickly